Artisan Electrician (116432)



Ref No:   116432
Closing Date:  5 April 2023


Artisan Electrician


Org Number:




Energy Operations


Business Unit:
Sasolburg & Ekandustria Ops (Midland Electrical – Chlor Alkali)


City / Town:


Short Description / Purpose of Job

To ensure continuous plant availability through effective maintenance of electrical equipment by performing all artisan functions related to all the Chlorine, Derivatives, Steam Station 3 and Utilities plant substations and building electrical equipment maintenance, operations support and fault finding.


Recruitment Description / Key Accountabilities

  • Experience in a Petro-chemical environment
  • Switching experience on LV and MV equipment
  • Experience on VSD drives
  • Experience on transformers
  • Experience in UPS systems
  • Hazardous location experience
  • Safety and good housekeeping
  • Maintenance of all electrical and related equipment
  • Installation, testing and commissioning of new or repaired electrical installations in accordance with Sasol specifications
  • An ability to read and interpret electrical single line drawings, motor control schematics, logic diagrams, data sheets and associated technical documents
  • Strong electrical power system and electronics skills
  • An ability to conduct high level fault finding, repair and inspections on LV and MV switchgear, electrical control systems, transformers, BCU & UPS systems, VSDs, cables, earth systems, electrical protection relays, heaters, motors, cranes, lifts and EX rated classified equipment
  • Full compliance to Sasol task risk assessments, work instructions and working procedures
  • A practical understanding of COCs, their legal implications and when these certificates are required


Formal Education

N3 Electrical or equivalent/ Grade 12 with Math’s, Science & English

Red Seal (Strong wish)

Valid Code B license

Trade test certificate – Electrical (NQF 4)



3 to 5 years relevant experience with Petro Chemical Industry




  • Must be prepared to accept challenges, responsibility and accountability
  • Able to work independently and fit into a team
  • Must have a valid code 08 drivers license
  • Must be able to do first line standby
  • Adhere to all safety and work procedures and standards
  • Adapt and manage change
  • Ability to share knowledge
  • Compliance to all legal requirements
  • General housekeeping
  • Satisfy customer needs
  • Give input on continuous improvement initiatives
  • Computer literate


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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