Sasol – Technician Electrical |

Operating entity: Sasol Secunda Operations, Oxygen

Geographical area: Secunda, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Job Designation: Technician – Electrical


To conduct maintenance strategy reviews; implement new strategies; manage small renewal projects; maintain a sound MOC system; represent the maintenance department in all Group Technology driven projects; conduct RCAs and render technical support service to the Foremen.


  • Responsible for MOC systems
  • Renewal and replacement strategy management
  • Technical support to the plant (e.g. investigates replacement for obsolete equipment, evaluate equipment fit for purpose requirement, evaluate maintainability of new equipment’s/plants; analyze frequent failures, assist with shutdown planning, etc.)
  • Do maintenance on all power electronics equipment
  • Knowledgehigh level faultfinding on electrical equipment
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Develop Maintenance strategies
  • Give inputs to renewal plans
  • Develop mitigation plans for Single Points of Failure
  • Ensure availability of correct spares for installed systems (UPS, VSD etc)
  • Updating of documentation (drawings, procedures, etc.)
  • QAQC procedures to improve asset reliability
  • Support RCA process
  • Manage Data Capturing, Analysis and History ie. PI System, Partial Discharge
  • Manage projects
  • High-speed transfer device SUE 3000
  • Load Commutated Inverter (LCI)
  • Motor Generator Set (MG Set)
  • Excitation Motor Control Panel
  • Synchronise Motors
  • Asynchronous Motors
  • Motors (Heat Map, Motor Data Sheet, Motors Scope of Work, Motor tests, Stator and Rotor spares, FAT and SAT).
  • Electrical Distribution Switching to be done 100% correct.
  • 10 year renewal plan (Current asset condition and life cycle phase).


  • In addition to a pre-employment medical examination, some positions may require a physical fitness assessment as part of the normal selection criteria
  • Drivers Licence (Must)

Qualifications :

  • National Senior Certificate or N3 with Maths, Science & English (Must)
  • National Diploma (Electrical Eng.)
  • B Tech Engineering (Electrical) (wish)
  • A high degree of computer literacy is required to fulfil this position

Experience :

  • Minimum 5 years’ relevant industrial experience (Technician II)
  • Minimum of 7 years’ relevant experience (Snr Technician)
  • 5-7 years’ experience in Operations (Petrochemical environment) (strong wish)
  • Electrical Engineering Expertise (Must)



  • Takes accountability for driving own growth through developing self-awareness, reflecting, seeking feedback and self-correcting.

Partnership Leadership

Persuades and influences stakeholders; builds relationships and partnerships for win-win outcomes.

Builds Teams and creates synergies through working across boundaries.

Details on how to apply: Please apply via the Sasol careers website
Note: Failure to provide Sasol with truthful information and valid documents will render your application null and void.

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