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Job purpose

To supervise plastic welding (HDPE) department.

To lead, supervise, manage, and provide support to artisans and assistance in the team.


  • Grade 12 qualification / N3.
  • Qualified Tradesman (Welding) with a minimum of 10 years’ experience (Natural gas) as a supervisor.
  • Computer Literate (basic skills).
  • Valid drivers’ license
  • Experience on working on oil and gas pipelines.
  • Sound knowledge of the gas network layout and its equipment, will be advantageous.

Duties and responsibilities

  • To supervise steel welding and developing of welding procedures and specifications (WPS).
  • Perform on-site services including but not limited to: Hot Taps, Line Stops, Double Line Stops,
  • Angle Taps,
  • Operate a range of Hot Tapping & Line Stopping equipment in the range of ½” to 42”.
  • Service and maintain Hot Tap and Plugging equipment for job ready status in accordance with
  • required procedures.
  • Travel to sites
  • Responsible for equipment setup, pressure testing, precheck function testing, approval for all
  • services provided in accordance with required procedures.
  • Performing FAT and SIT testing both in house and in the field as required.


  • Sound knowledge of safety and gas related fieldwork.
  • Strong technical and leadership skills.
  • Above average strategic planning and field execution.
  • Knowledge of contracting, negotiating and change management principles essential.
  • Ability to work within and motivate a team.
  • Reading and understanding of technical drawings / road maps.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong people management skills and the ability to deal with a diverse number of people.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and stressful situations.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule plus overtime and to perform standby duties.
  • Preference will be given to SAGA licence holders.
  • Experience in building and installation of customer metering stations.
  • Adhere to Quality standards and to oversee team quality control and assurance.
  • Safety
  • Adhere to all GAS safety practice (OHSACT and all associated legal requirements).
  • Timeously address all infringements and report to the Safety officer.
  • Responsible for ensuring an ongoing clean, tidy, and safe work environment in line with legislative requirements.
  • Responsible in ensuring an ongoing clean, tidy, and safe work environment in line with legislative
  • requirements and infringements reported to the Safety Officer timeously.
  • Responsible for ensuring adherence to the OHS Act and legal requirements. Responsibilities
  • include:

    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Johannesburg
    • Date posted:
    • Pay:£- £ per hour