Boilermaker job vacancy at Sasol

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Sasol Mining is hiring and invites qualifying candidates to submit applications for the vacancy: Boiler Maker.

  • Closing date: 26 May 2023
  • Location: Sasolburg, Free State – Mooikraal Shaft, South Africa

Short Description / Purpose of Job: An artisan (Boilermaker) supports production by providing effective equipment maintenance and reliability while adhering to procedures/codes and utilising all available support resources to increase stability and maintain sustainability of the plant.

Key Accountabilities

  • Proven competence in pre-identified areas per discipline of the plant /mine/equipment/systems (proven application of training for artisan grade
  • Understand planning work management system

  • Relevant mine specific/basic process knowledge (defined per discipline)
  • Compliance of Safety Management Systems e.g. IMS, MBO, etc.
  • Read, interpret, and implement task risk assessment
  • Hazard identification/task risk assessments

  • Participates in daily morning meetings to discuss work assignments
  • Support the goals and vision of the business by meeting deadlines
  • Provides adequate feedback to supervisor on work progress

  • Participates in root cause analyses, and provides feedback to RCA teams
  • Participates in risk assessments according to legislation and company requirements to
    improve safety

  • Maintains good housekeeping and adheres to waste disposal procedures
  • Share knowledge with junior artisans in known environment/context
  • Participates in quarterly performance appraisal with group leader to improve personal

  • Lead by example (walks the talk)
  • Assists with the development of works instructions to develop a higher level of staff
  • Take the lead in team efforts/tasks

  • Contribute to overall maintenance strategy and direction
  • Attends and interacts in PDAs and RCAs to improve mine safety and stability
  • Provides adequate feedback to group leader or planning officer on work progress

  • Ensures the correct history feedback is captured to improve renewals/ upgrades and
    critical spares are replaced
  • Gives input at “toolbox talks” to improve plant safety

Formal Education

  • National Senior Certificate / Full N3 / NCV Level 4 with Maths, Science, and English/ Business English
  • Occupational Trade Certificate
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience after trade test

Certification & Professional Membership

  • None


  • Work effectively in a team
  • Able to act as group leader (if appropriate to career path)
  • Identifies personal training and development needs, and incorporates into PDP with group leader’s approval
  • Conducts My IMS (physical inspections to maintain and improve plant sustainability)

Sasol is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. 


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