Closing date: 08 November 2019

Operating entity: SA Ops: Secunda Synfuels Operations

Geographical area: Secunda, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Department: Any SSO Department

Job Designation: Learner Technician (NPE)


The purpose of this internship is to provide:

  • Completed S4/S5 (Civil Engineering) University students the opportunity to complete the required 1 year P1 and P2 experiential learning required to obtain their National Diploma;OR
  • Completed BEng Tech (Civil Engineering) students the opportunity to complete 1 year of experiential learning.

Provides technical support to managers and engineers in specific designated environments by applying theoretical skills, making suggestions and assist in implementation of optimizing systems under supervision.

This is a Non-permanent performance-based contract.


Build customer relationships in order to understand their needs

Standards are met in terms of quality, quantity and due dates

Provide good quality results when accumulating data, processing data or reporting on data

Manage own work planning and delivery in accordance with curriculum

Identify optimization opportunities and assist with the implementation thereof, under supervision

Develop suitable technical proposals based on practical and theoretical knowledge

Provide technical support to multi-disciplinary teams in specific environments

Perform all tasks cost-consciously

Apply safety principles in the planning and execution of projects

Attend six-monthly panel reviews to track and adjust performance.


In addition to a pre-employment medical examination, positions will require a physical fitness assessment as part of the normal selection criteria.

Preference will be given to applicants who are residing within our fence line communities.

Proof of address will be required.

Qualifications and Experience:

A National Senior Certificate or N3 certificate with the subjects Mathematics, Engineering/Physical Science and English/Business English and:

  • A completed S4 from a University of Technology in Civil Engineering (excluding P1 and P2 – a letter from the University stating such will be required)OR
  • A completed BEng Tech degree in Civil Engineering


  • A valid driver’s license




Takes accountability for driving own growth through developing self-awareness, reflecting, seeking feedback and self-correcting.

Note : Failure to provide Sasol with truthful information and valid documents will render your application null and void.

How to Apply

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