PetroSA: FTC Electrician for Grade 12/N3 with Electrical Trade Theory

Closing Date:18 August 2014

PetroSA continues to play an instrumental role in the country’s transformation through a range of activities that span the petroleum chain. Starting with the exploration and production of oil and natural gas, it sell petrochemical products to South Africa’s major oil companies and export petrochemical products to the international markets.

PetroSA talent for innovation is recognised globally.In 1992, it started operating the world’s first gas to liquid refinery at Mossel Bay.It remains the third largest GTL refinery amongst the five now operating worldwide.

Requirements and Duties:


  • A valid NQF 4 certificate or Electrician trade test certificate and Grade 12/N3 with Electrical Trade Theory, Maths and Science.
  • 3 years post qualification experience as Junior Electrician in the petrochemical industry or marine environment.
  • The succesful incumbent must be willing to work on a two weeks on and two weeks off rota basis.



  • Perform switching operations to isolate and energise circuits on electrical equipment or machinery to enable Production, Maintenance and Marine departments  to utilise the electrical equipment or machinery safely.
  • Implement preventative maintenance to maximise equipment availability and ensure that electrical equipment/machinery is maintained  to the required standards.
  • Test, troubleshoot and commission electrical equipment/machinery to ensure that problems are rectified and maintain maximum availability of electrical equipment/machinery at all times.
  • Conduct routine inspections on electrical equipment/machinery and identify and record defects on electrical equipment/machinery.
  • Update the relevant quality management systems to ensure that all the required information is captured and stored for planning, referencing and audit purposes.
  • Implement SHEQ, housekeeping and the relevant plant operating procedures to ensure that the workplace is kept clean and safe for operation at all times.
  • Provide advice and assistance to internal and external customers regarding requests or queries related to the electrical equipment/machinery being utilised within the plant area for quality customer service.


How to Apply:

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Refference Number:50088566