Ignite a brighter future with us

For more than a century, we’ve been proud to play a significant role in South Africa’s economy and be part of our country’s history. We look forward to continuing that journey and are always looking for bright individuals and team players to join us.

Astron Energy is a leading supplier of petroleum products in South Africa, with a vast network of Caltex-branded service stations that make us part of one of the country’s top and most loved petroleum brands. We also own and operate the country’s third-largest crude oil refinery and a lubricants manufacturing plant in Durban.

career opportunities in a variety of disciplines

Driven by innovation, we’re always looking at new ways to improve what we do, while ensuring the highest standards when it comes health, the environment and safety. We look for like-minded individuals who can bring energy, education and experience in the following areas:

  • Engineering
  • Operations and maintenance
  • Information technology
  • Chemistry
  • Human resources
  • Finance
  • Auditing
  • Health, environment and safety
  • Sales and marketing
  • Legal
  • Logistics
  • Procurement

Where you’ll work

Depending on your role, your journey at Astron Energy could take you to one or more of the following locations in South Africa:

  • Cape Town – Astron Energy headquarters
  • Milnerton – refinery location
  • Johannesburg – office location and terminals
  • Durban – office location
  • Durban – lubricants manufacturing plant
  • Durban – terminals
  • Port Elizabeth – terminals
  • East London – terminals

Competitive Benefits & Rewards

We believe in rewarding effort and commitment which is why our compensation and benefits programmes are highly competitive within the marketplace and include:

  • Competitive base pay
  • Annual incentives when we meet our established goals
  • 13th cheque
  • Educational assistance programmes, covering 100% of tuition and materials
  • Medical Aid
  • Financial assistance plans
  • Provident funds
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Access to world-class employee assistance programmes
  • Flexi-time work schedule options

Ongoing career development & support

When you join Astron Energy, you’ll find a workplace and culture committed to your growth and professional development. We’ll provide you with all the tools and support you’ll need to create your own career path, including:

  • A performance management system with employee development agreements to help you track your growth
  • Individual career development plans
  • Tools and assessments to help you map your career
  • Employee networks
  • Leadership development programmes across various employee levels, including new supervisors, emerging leaders, and managers of managers


Graduate programme – started in 2012 with more than 130 graduates throughout the country going through the programme an absorption rate of 90% into related jobs

In-Service Trainee Programme – has been running for more than 15 years (from 2014) and has taken through over 300 candidates and still running. In partnership with Universities of Technology e.g. Cape Peninsula University of Technology

Apprenticeship Programme – started in 2018 where we develop qualified Artisans in industry specific trade.  Partnership with Northlink College.

Learnership Programmes – Seta programmes for unemployed youth from the community focusing on skills in artisan related trades, non-artisan technical skills and administrative skills.  Non-artisan technical skills are targeted at candidates with matric only and are skills into the technical departments.

Scholar Bursaries – for university students studying various disciplines.

  • Engineering: Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Electronic, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Production, Process and Industrial
  • Information Technology, Data Analytics
  • Facilities Management, Operations Management, Production Management, Property Studies
  • Accounting, Economics, Finance
  • Supply Chain and Operations Management, Logistics Management, Digital Marketing, Sales and Marketing
  • Communications, Media Studies, Human Resources Management
  • Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Environmental Health, Occupational Health and Safety
In-Service Trainees


  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Chemical Engineering


  • Mechanical Fitting
  • Electrician


  • Welding
  • Mechanical fitting
  • Boiler making
  • Electrician
  • Chemical Operation
  • Business Administration (PLwD)

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • BSC Chemistry
  • Chemical Engineering
  • HR
  • Finance
  • Procurement
  • IT
  • Marketing
  • Transport

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