Vacancy: Vopak Chemical Operations Practical Trainees

Closing Date: 05 March 2021 - Published on Mapepeza Vol.8 Issue 2 (Feb)



Purpose of Position

Vopak Terminals Durban & Lesedi invites applications for the Chemical Operations Practical Training program which seeks to provide TVET college students with practical experience whilst giving them basic knowledge and skill of operating in a Petrochemical/Tank Storage industry.

The duration of the Program is 12 months and the training involves both Chemical Tank Storage theory and its practical component at various Vopak Terminal sites in Durban or Lesedi. There is no guaranteed employment after the program is completed.

Key Performance Areas

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Attendance of mandatory theoretical classes at Vopak Training Centres {Durban or Lesedi)
  • Undertake Plant Operator experiential training within a Chemical Plant environment {Durban Trainees will be based in Durban and Lesedi Trainees will be based in Lesedi}
  • Achieve competency in all Tank Storage modules and compile a Portfolio of Evidence in support of this qualification.

Qualifications & Experience

  • N6 Engineering qualification e.g. N6 in Mechanical/ Chemical Engineering
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Must be residing within Durban or Lesedi area

Skills, Knowledge & Competencies


  • Team Work.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Time keeping.

Closing Date: 05th March 2021

If you meet the requirements please complete forward your CV to :

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