Electrical Engineering S4 Traineeship At Sasol

Closing Date:   26 February 2016
Sasolburg, Free State, SA

Position Summary:

The successful candidate(s) will complement the T&PE team as they get their on-the-job experiential learning (P1 & P2). The individual(s) will be working under the supervision of senior technicians within the T&PE team.

Required outputs: Functional

  • Willingness to learn, apply and challenge oneself.
  • Testing of overloads, protection relays and electrical equipment
  • Continuously learn and research new technology and testing principles
  • Do plant electrical infrastructure inspections and draft reports
  • Report all unsafe conditions to line management and supervision
  • Comply to all OSH ACT requirements
  • Practise good housekeeping
  • Conduct visual inspections on the process and equipment
  • Report process deviations to Group leader
  • Communicate and assist team members in controlling the process
  • Fault finding
  • Manage emergencies
  • Assist in incident investigation. Sequence of events capturing during incident


  • Completed S4 electrical subjects (Must)
  • Safety consciousness (Must)
  • Electrical Power Engineering knowledge (Must)
  • National Diploma  Qualification (Wish)
  • Previous electrical work experience (Wish)
  • Sound understanding of electrical protection principles and testing (strong wish)

Specific experience required

  • Must have completed all S4 subjects.
  • Sound understanding of electrical engineering subjects (i.e. Power Electronics, Machines and Electrical Protection etc.)
  • Adhere to all safety rules, regulations and work standards
  • Practice good housekeeping
  • Comply with all legal requirements
  • Ability to work independently and interdependently
  • Team player

Personal Attributes:

  • Sound communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to challenge paradigms.
  • Self-starter.
  • Team worker.
  • Enthusiasm and perseverance.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Willing to work overtime as and when required.
  • Computer skills.
  • Analytical and tactical skills
  • Safety conscious and ability to stop an unsafe work activity.

How To Apply

Apply Online for the SASOL Electrical Engineering S4 Traineeship February 2016

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