Trainee Controller ×10

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Operating Division : Transnet Pipelines
Position Title : Trainee Controller x10
Employee Group : Permanent
Department : Operations
Location : Various Locations
Reporting To : Manager: Operations Support
Grade Level : SSTP
Reference Number : 40001387
Position Purpose:
The controller is responsible for the Safe and efficient movement of Petroleum products through the Pipeline network by
operating highly specialised equipment in accordance with a scheduled programme/instructions with due cognisance to
volume/quality of product, the safety of personnel, company assets and satisfaction of both internal and external customers.
Position outputs:
Risk/pollution control

Communicate information as to the risk status of the Depot to relevant role players-Report and document

Extract info on applicable system relevant to risk status report

Apply and enforce company and legislation regulation pertaining to risk and see to permits, clothing, restrictions and

instructions

Monitor separator tanks

Detect leaks and spillages

Drain water from bund areas

Handle Transmixtures/intermixtures

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Communicate relevant information

Use company operations system and software to control pipeline equipment for handling and control of mixture/intermixture

Extract and capture information, verify for accuracy and prioritise in accordance with company policies and procedures

Plan and handle the transmixure/intermixure

Plan and handle blending and/or tanker loading of intermixture

Perform minor maintenance

Plan and perform unscheduled minor maintenance (Test, lubricate and repair)

Plan and perform scheduled minor maintenance

Extract and capture information i.r.w. Maintenance

Launch and receive Pigs and Spheres

Communicate info as to launching of Pigs and Spheres

Utilise systems and software to perform launching

Launch P & S according to company policies and procedures (Isolate, drain, opening)

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Perform product metering

Communicate and use company operating system and control metering equipment

Extract and capture information

Check product metering equipment

Perform shut downs of product movement

Deal with sub standard conditions and implement corrective action to the shut down of pipelines

Monitor shut downs of the pipeline

Extract and capture information

Perform product quality tests

Use company product quality test equipment and software

Inspect and test equipment

Return or dispose product samples according to policies and procedures

Determine volume

Capture tank volumes on the system

Perform a tank dipping procedure

Perform product movement start up procedure

Perform start up utilising company operating procedures and software

Monitor initial performance of the pipeline equipment and product movement

Capture relevant information

Qualifications & Experience:
Standard 10/Grade 12 with mathematics and physical science.
Passed a competency assessment for Technical ability, numeric-, verbal-, and abstract- reasoning Good command of the English language
28-week operations course with successful completion of the following modules:
o TRANSNET PIPELINES ORIENTATION
o PIPELINE LAYOUT
o PIPELINE EQUIPMENT
o DEPOT ORIENTATION
o PRODUCT QUALITY CONTROL
o METERING AND VOLUME CONTROL
o PIPELINE HYDRAULICS
o FIRST AID
o FIRE FIGHTING
o FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM
o SECURITY
o POLLUTION CONTROL
o OPERATIONAL DOCUMENTATION
o SLUG PLANNING
o PIPELINE COORDINATING
o WORK PERMITS
o ADVANCED DEPOT TRAINING
o SOFTWARE APPLICATION PROGRAM
o OPERATION OF LOCAL TELECONTROL/SCADA SYSTEM
o COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
o Valid drivers license
LOCATION:
Witbank
JMP
ALR
Ladysmith
Durban -Island view
Watloo
Klerksdorp
Sasolburg
NOTE: Proof of residential address to be submitted with application.
Competencies:
Analytical
Perseverance
Sound interpersonal skills
Attention to detail
Conflict handling
Composed and be able to handle stressful situations
Be able to work on own in isolation
High frustration toleration

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