Transformer Tanker

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Johannesburg
  • Applications have closed

SFG Engineering

Job requirements:


  • Matric or years of all-round transformer assembly experience
  • Experience in repairs will be advantageous.
  • Crane license will be beneficial.
  • OLTC experience will be beneficial.
  • Must be able to communicate with the supervisors.
  • Must be able to follow instructions.
  • Must be able to assist with collecting materials from stores.
  • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm as well as the willingness to assist with all tasks.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • To be detailed oriented.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment.
  • The ability to work under pressure.
  • A keen sense of urgency and a willingness to learn additional job-related skills.
  • Be able to work the night shift, overtime, and at times unsupervised.
  • Must have the ability to work with manufacturing terminology.
  • Required to work beyond normal working hours, evenings, weekends, and holidays.


Job responsibilities:

  • Tanking and de-tanking of transformers from 315MVA up to 10MVA.
  • Identify phase connections (Star & Delta)
  • Connections of phases using cable sizes: 50mm, 100mm & 185mm as well as busbars from 20×5 to 100×10.
  • Wiring of Buchholz relays, thermometer pockets & CT’s.
  • Use a hand drill, angle grinder, drill press, or bench grinder.
  • Drain and fill transformer oil into and out of the tank,
  • Store tools and machinery as well as housekeeping