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SASOL Engineering Graduate Internship Programme 2019

SASOL Engineering Graduate Internship Programme 2019

SASOL Engineering Graduate Internship Programme 2019: Qualified applicants are encouraged for follow the necessary procedures in order to apply before the closing date.


Closing Date: 30 July 2018
Location: Secunda / Sasolburg

This role is for a position in the graduate development program. The graduate development program (GDP) is based on a three year training period in Operations and Technology.

Within this training period you will be assessed every 6 months to demonstrate competencies developed and highlight areas which require focus. After being declared competent at the end of the 3 year period, you will become eligible to apply for vacant Engineer positions. (Subject to the availability of vacancies).



  • Learn and understand the Sasol value chain (including Operations, Technology (Engineering and Project Management), its products and applications, test methods and equipment in context of discipline learning.
  • Understand the Sasol Operations Standards Framework and how to operate within it.
  • Learn how to translate theoretical knowledge into practical application that will add business value.
  • Understand the importance of planning and integration.
  • Learn to utilize engineering systems, tools and standards (own, local and international) in own work and projects.
  • Understand how your business unit fits within your Operating Hub and the Sasol value chain.
  • Understand the impact of upstream- and downstream units on the operation of your allocated plant and vice versa.
  • Develop a sound understanding of [discipline] engineering generalist knowledge and sound understanding with regards to process equipment (e.g. design and safe operation thereof).
  • Develop selected detailed knowledge in defined fields of [discipline] engineering.
  • Be able to define a business opportunities, by using the correct indicators.
  • Be able to define business risks, applying the business risk assessment tools such as the probability risk ranking matrix, specific job risk assessment, etc.
  • Support the execution (follow technical instruction to enable) of an engineering scope of work for small multidisciplinary projects (i.e. Tier)
  • Support and follow instructions to execute the operation, design, engineering, development and/or modification of processes/equipment in accordance with sound established engineering principles and standards to satisfy business requirements.
  • Correctly preform Technical and Economic evaluations of small projects, ideas and modifications.

Qualifications and experience required:


The position requires a minimum of a B.Eng / BSc. Degree in Mechanical / Chemical / Electrical / Electronic / Industrial Engineering or a BSc. Degree in Geology with limited or no practical experience or, will have a B.Eng / BSc. Degree in Mechanical / Chemical / Electrical / Electronic / Industrial Engineering by the end of 2018.


Functional / Technical

  •  Language skills – English proficient
  •  Excellent communication skills
  •  Analytical thinking
  •  Problem solving skills
  • Computer literate (MS Office)


Self Mastery

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


Apply Online for the SASOL: Graduate / Internship Programme 2019 OR

ONLY FACEBOOK MESSENGER OR SMS APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Apply by sending the word EIT via Facebook Messenger on our Facebook page at or SMS the word EIT to 33162. It will take a maximum of 12 SMSs at R1.50 each. You may only apply once.