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  • Posted: Sep 1, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Broad #energy company. Produces and markets oil and biofuels, natural gas and green gases, renewables, and electricity
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    Plant Assistant - Waltloo

    About the job

    Job Description

    The Logistics and Transport team is looking for a Plant Assistant to join their Waltloo team.

    As a Plant Assistant, you will be responsible for the following activities:

    • Ensure the loading and Offloading of all product in the plant to ensure: The right product, in the right time, at the right quantity against set service levels and transport KPI’s to meet customer requirements and improve the efficiency and optimisation of the transport.

    • Participate in the investigation of incident/accidents and perform regular gantry inspections for non-compliance by drivers to Work Instruction, housekeeping and vehicle operating requirements to ensure a reduction in incidents and compliance to transport legislation.

    • Ensure the drain-back of product is done according to the procedures and ensure completeness of documentation.

    • Ensure operational crises and problems are minimized by activating contingency plans and advising all affected parties so as to avoid any/minimal disruption of the operational activity in the plant.

    • Assist with the practical training of Operations and Management trainees and employees from other depots through on-the-job training and rotation within the plant that will result in meeting the objective of the training programme.

    • Conduct minor maintenance and Good housekeeping with guidance from Supervisors.

    • Perform any other duties as reasonably requested by the Terminal Supervisor or Manager.


    To effectively manage and minimise the risk associated with depot operations by ensuring:

    • Compliance with all HSE Policies, rules, guidelines and legal requirements within area of responsibility;

    • Promoting a safe working environment and positively contributing to the company HSE KPI’s and risk reduction strategies;

    • Legal HSE competency requirements are enforced within area of responsibility.


    • Comply to OHS-ACT Section 8.2i b (legal compliance to national, environmental and local laws ) appointment.

    • Ensure compliance to NERSA licence conditions.


    • Ensure effective risk management and internal control, including asset management, for area of responsibility.

    Context and environment

    You will contribute towards ensuring the operation of the depot are done within the framework of relevant legislation and regulations governing the Industry thus ensuring high customer service levels with the aim of contributing to the effective management and efficient operation of the Depot.

    Context And Environment

    • Physical work ex. handling of product hoses and firefighting equipment

    • Shift work with overtime required

    • Working at heights required

    • Cold and warm weather conditions are characteristics of the area

    • Contact with hydrocarbon products possible

    Candidate profile


    • Matric or Diploma/BTech in Engineering / Logistics

    • 0-3 years experience gained in a petrochemical, production, and warehousing or industrial environment

    Offer ID

    • 45090BR


    • General S/T Responsabilities, Terminal Operations, Stock Management, Lifting & Handling, Inspection & Maintenance General Resp., Maintenance

    Region, department, area

    • South Africa

    Employment type

    • Regular position

    Experience Level Required

    • Less than 3 years, Minimum 3 years

    Employer Company



    • Marketing & Services

    About Us / Company Profile

    • Give your best to better energy and make the commitment with Total. With over 500-plus professions in 130 countries, we offer high safety and environmental standards, strong ethical values, an innovation culture and wide-ranging career development. Be part of the global team whose mission is already shared by 100,000 employees: to make energy better each and every day.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to TotalEnergies on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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