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Sasol Boilermaker Career Opportunity


 SASOL invites all qualifying applicants to apply for the vacancy of Boilermaker. The opportunity will afford the applicants a vast of knowledge and experience to compete and be recognized on the industry as one among the best.

  • Business Unit: Sasol Synfuels, Welding Services
  • Location: Secunda, Mpumalanga, South Africa
  • Reports to: Boilermaker Foreman
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Role Category: Process Implementation
  • Level of experience: 2 to 3 years trade related experience

Closing Date: 17.12.2017

NOTE: A practical test will form part of the interview and selection process.

Position summary:

General and pressure equipment boiler making maintenance and fabrication in the Retube workshop to enable production units to reach production targets.

Functional outputs:

  • Inspection and general fault finding on trade related tools, machinery and workshop equipment.
  • Maintenance and fabrication of mechanical and pressure equipment.
  • Manipulate, develop and orientate plate, pipe and other forms of materials to fabricate mechanical and pressure equipment.
  • Comply with safety standards and codes.
  • Identify unsafe acts and conditions and bring it to the attention of management.
  • Provide on the job training and coaching to team members.


Job requirements:

Qualifications required:

  • Applicants must have Matric / Grade 12 with math and science or N3 with math, science and business english.
  • Applicants must have Trade certificate (Formal apprentice ship).
  • Applicants must have Trade test as boilermaker recognize by Sasol.
  • Applicants must have Code 08 / EB driver’s license.

Job specific experience required:

  • Applicants must have 2 years working experience as a qualified boilermaker after trade test.
  • Applicants must have Petrochemical plant and equipment experience. (Wish)
  • Pressure vessel fabrication will be an advantage. (Wish)
  • Maintenance / refurbishing / fabrication of pressure equipment.
  • Applicants must have Ability to read, interpret, compile a bill of material and fabricate from engineering drawings.
  • Applicants must have Ability to optimize material usage.
  • Applicants must have Working experience on heavy boiler making workshop tools and machinery.


  • Applicants must have Knowledge of types and grades of materials.
  • Applicants must have First line inspection of own work before supervisor and QC inspections.
  • Applicants must Deliver high quality work and maintain high productivity.
  • Applicants must have Attention to detail.
  • Applicants must have Overhead crane license. (Wish)
  • Applicants must have Basic rigging up to 5 ton. (Wish)
  • Applicants must have Commitment and dedication to work.
  • Applicants must be Willing to train and develop self and the team.
  • Applicants must be ready on Working on a two week shift roster.
  • Applicants must be Willing to work overtime as and when required.
  • Applicants must be willing to Perform stand-by duties.
  • Applicants must have Knowledge of ISO 3834 / PER / SANS 347
  • Applicants must Be safety conscious and orientated for self and the team.
  • Applicants must Maintain good housekeeping principals.

Personal Attributes:

  • Applicants must have Good physical health.
  • Applicants must have Good interpersonal relations.
  • Applicants must have Good communication skills in English.
  • Applicants must Able to do problem solving.
  • Applicants must Collaborate within a team and other disciplines.
  • Applicants must be Self-starter with own initiative and motivation.
  • Applicants must have Ability to work under pressure.
  • Applicants must Following procedures and instructions.
  • Applicants must have Attention to detail.

How to apply

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Updated: December 11, 2017 — 3:29 am

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