Wednesday , February 28 2024

Sasol Jobs General Worker – Specialist NDT Inspector

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Job Description:

Accountable as part of the Sasol Secunda Inspection Authority which is charged (as contemplated in the Pressure Equipment Regulations (PER) and (OSHA Act)) with the following responsibilities: – Legal accountability for in-service, manufacturing, modification and repair  inspections of all pressure vessels, steam generators, pressure accessories, storage tanks and piping on the various Secunda sites, as well as other satellite sites, to ensure the required integrity of the said equipment and process plants in support of the business needs. The specific accountability related to this position is ultrasonic non-destructive examinations during in-service inspections and to provide specialist recommendations during manufacturing, modification and repair. Accountable as part of Sasol Secunda Inspection Authority to ensure legal compliance by recommending appropriate ultrasonic non-destructive examination methods and techniques to effectively detect and size in-service deterioration mechanisms in order to support the SANAS accredited Risk Based Inspection (RBI) system ensuring that pressure vessels, steam generators, pressure accessories, storage tanks and piping inspection frequencies can be approved by the Sasol Secunda Inspection Authority for periods in excess of 36 months.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Document all ultrasonic non-destructive inspections findings and recommendations by composing individual technical reports in order that actual or potential problems are documented for further action and to comply with the PER.
  • Certify the calibration and setting of ultrasonic equipment for compliance to codes.
  • Designate the appropriate ultrasonic NDT methodologies, techniques and procedures to be used for examination and testing.
  • Predict when equipment needs to be replaced by evaluating all ultrasonic non- destructive inspection results.
  • Verify the condition of equipment or parts thereof after any change in condition or repairs to equipment, so that maximum integrity and minimum equipment downtime will result.
  • Accountable as part of the Sasol Secunda Inspection Authority to ensure legal compliance by recommending appropriate ultrasonic non-destructive examination methods and techniques to effectively detect and size in-service deterioration mechanisms in order to support the SANAS accredited Risk Based Inspection (RBI) system ensuring that the pressure vessels, steam generators pressure accessories, storage tanks and piping inspection frequencies can be approved by the Sasol Secunda Inspection Authority for periods in excess of 36 months. Sasol Secunda Inspection Authority is the only entity on the Sasol Secunda site, which is legally accountable for changing frequencies ≥ or in excess of 36 months.
  • Training of Trainee non-destructive examination Inspectors – competency development to achieve SAQCC (for Department of
  • Employment and Labour) accredited Level 2 Ultrasonic certification.
  • Recommend specific ultrasonic inspection actions or alternative recommendations arising from inspections using specialized knowledge.
  • Utilisation of specialized ultrasonic inspection equipment to be used during the inspections.
  • Evaluate and comment on frequency reviews and supplementary ultrasonic inspections.
  • Support production demands by the reduction of production incidents and maintenance costs by ensuring the integrity of equipment through NDT and on-line monitoring.

Qualification & Experience:

  • 10 Years Ultrasonic Non-destructive Examination Inspection Experience in relation to petrochemical operations
  • Grade 12 with English, Mathematics & Science AND
  • SAQCC or ISO 9712 or PCN Level 2 Certified Ultrasonic (UT) as a minimum and preferable Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing (PAUT) and Time of Flight Diffraction (TOFD) certifications.
  • Valid code 08 Driver’s license

Job Details:

Company: Sasol

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Secunda, Mpumalanga, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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