Mazibuko - Inspector Of Pressure Vessels - Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Mlungisi Sizwe Mazibuko

Johannesburg, GP, South Africa


Inspector Of Pressure Vessels

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp


Pressure Vessels inspections, welded storage tanks inspections, pressure and process piping inspections, reviewing of NDT results, issuing of recommended repairs, report writing

Work History

Senior Pressure Vessel Inspector


October 2011 - April 2014

Responsibilities: I am responsible for inspection of Pressure Equipments, pipe lines, PSV's. Making sure Equipments comply with Minerals & OSHA act and the PER regulation of 2009.
Issue recommendations for repairs on damaged equipments, issue the required NDT after repairs are complete. Analyze, and interpret the Wall thickness, Dye-Pen, Magnetic Particle, Radiography (RT) results as to whether they are with in the acceptable or rejectable range as per the specific code.
Write comprehensive reports and issue it to my clients when all work is complete.
Review and compile new internal working procedures to improve on our inspection practices.
Responsible for approving all Piping repairs and Vessel repairs.
Draught and compiling shutdown scope.
Co-ordinate the execution of the shutdown scope

Pressure vessel Inspector

De-Tect Unit Inspection

Up to October 2011

Responsibilities: Writing and providing inspection result reports to my clients after conducting on line inspection, ranging from visual to non destructive inspections and final repairs visual inspection, Issuing recommendation to the client. Plant of responsibility is mainly Sasol refinery.

Current Position: Snr Pressure Vessel Inspector

Pressure vessel Inspector

Sasol Synfuels

Department: Inspection Services
Responsibilities: providing a service to Sasol nitro, polyprop, Sasol solvents. Main responsible plants are Hexene and Octene Ensuring the integrity of more than 100 pressure vessels. Shutdown planning, and co-ordination, writing and providing inspection result reports to my clients after conducting risk base inspection, ranging from visual to non destructive inspections.

Mechanical technical officer

Sasol Synfuels

June 2004 - October 2006

Department: Materials Management.
Main responsibilities: Quality inspection on all mechanical items entering Sasol Synfuels plant. Checking and ensuring the integrity of all Rotating Equipment items that are kept in the stores, and all mechanical items as such. I also ensure the correctness of the technical data attached to an item for the purpose of procurement. I also had to do technical investigations. Identify mechanical spares to be sold or scraped. I also created technical data for all new mechanical equipment which needs to be procured.


Sasol Synfuels Secunda

From October 1999

I trained at Sasol as a Mechanical fitter for 2 years, worked as Sasol as Mechanical/ Turbine Fitter for 5 years, worked for meterial's management as a Technical Officer for 2 years at Sasol. Trained for 2 years as an Inspector, worked as an inspector of Pressure equipment for 4 years

Mechanical Fitter

Sasol Synfuels

December 1999 - June 2004

Department: Turbo Services
Main responsibilities: maintaining on all rotating equipments (single and multiple stage pumps, turbines, compressors and gear boxes)

Qualifications & Certifications

Thistle Grove Comined School


Thistle Grove Combined School


Vaal University of Technology

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