Maint Operator Gr 1 Mechanical

Location: Sasolburg, Free State, ZA

Company: Sasol

Sasol is a global integrated chemicals and energy company with a 70-year heritage. Through our talented people, we use our expertise and selected technologies to safely and sustainably source, manufacture and market chemical and energy products globally. When you join Team Sasol, you are joining a company that puts people at the center of everything we do.

Sasol invests in its employees along every stage of the career path and offers development opportunities to help you cultivate your career in a culture that embraces diversity and inclusion.

Job Req ID


Closing date

18 January 2024


Sasolburg and Ekandustria Operations



Purpose of Job

Maintenance assistance on mechanical equipment.

Maintenance Operators are critical to supply maintenance assistance to mechanical artisans and together ensure that essential maintenance activities are executed timeously to support plant operations.

Recruitment Description / Key Accountabilities

  • Report deviations and defects to Foreman
  • Assist Artisans in daily activities
  • Good Housekeeping and high Safety standards. Perform inspections where required
  • Takes accountability for driving own growth through developing self-awareness, reflecting, seeking feedback and self-correcting.

Formal Education

Grade 12 with Math’s & Science & English (Must)

NQF 2 Mechanical occupational qualification (Wish)

Min Experience

Basic mechanical maintenance understanding

Preventative maintenance execution

Plant maintenance experience (wish)

Communication skills

Team player


Work under pressure with minimal supervision

Must be able to do physical labour

Time and safety conscious

Ability to carry out inspections and complete defect reports

Basic computer literacy will be to your advantage

Behavioural (BC) |Technical (TC) |Leadership (LC)

BC_Communicates Effectively

BC_Manages Complexity

TC_Analyse Alternatives and Recommend Solutions

TC_Troubleshoots Technical Issues

TC_Equipment Utilisation

BC_Decision Quality

BC_Action Oriented

TC_Planning and Organisation

BC_Ensures Accountability

TC_Engineering Implementation

Sasol is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Inspired by our Purpose of “Innovating for a better world”, Sasol acknowledges that diversity is intrinsic to the fabric of our organisation and is the key to our growth and success.  Sasol is committed to the full inclusion of all suitably qualified individuals.  Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups and people with disabilities according to Sasol’s Employment Equity Plan.  This includes reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

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