Instrument & Control Technician – Sasol



Secunda Operations (SO) operates the world’s largest coal-to-liquids (CTL) facility and produces synthesis gas (syngas) through coal gasification and natural gas reforming, using Sasol’s unique and proprietary Fischer-Tropsch technology to manufacture synthetic fuel components, pipeline gas and chemical feedstock.  Provide technical support to maintenance managers and foremen by applying theoretical skills and making suggestions and independently implementing solutions to optimize systems.  The successful incumbent will also be responsible for implementing short, medium and long term projects and for developing and implementing systems and maintenance strategies.  Standby, overtime and shutdown work will be required.





  • Monitoring of equipment MTBF’s
  • Plant technical support for foreman including Honeywell DCS/ESD/CCC/Moore systems and field instrumentation
  • Developing/updating maintenance strategies
  • Developing, maintaining and executing 10 year plans
  • Management of change
  • Strategy development (Meridiam APM Framework software)
  • Attendance of Hazop/review, CFAT’s alignment sessions
  • Fault finding and problem solving (E&I)
  • Conducting RCA’s
  • Project management support and continuous improvement
  • Ability to learn the different plant processes
  • Updating or creating of data sheets, loop drawings, MFD’s, etc
  • Asset management




  • In addition to a pre-employment medical examination, some positions may require a physical fitness assessment as part of the normal selection criteria.
  • Driver’s license



  • National Senior Certificate Matric Gr 12 (with English, Mathematics and Physical Science) / N3 (equivalent to Gr 12 / Matric)
  • National Diploma in Instrumentation Engineering (L/C) with S4



  • Minimum 2 years’ experience relevant to position
  • Experience on Moore/CCC/Honeywell DCS/Honeywell ESD systems would be an advantage
  • Experience on instrumentation equipment
  • Asset management experience will be to your advantage
  • Practical experience of the Sasol processes/procedures would be an advantage

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