Sasol Mining is hiring Heavy Duty Driver x2 posts

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Sasol Mining is hiring and invites suitably experienced persons to apply for the vacant posts of Heavy Duty Driver x2.

Geographical Area: Free State Sasolburg, Drieshaft 

Short Description / Purpose of Job

A Heavy-Duty Driver is responsible for the safe transportation and timeous delivery of packages, product and materials.

Recruitment Description / Key Accountabilities

  • Correct and safe loading, securing and offloading of direct/indirect materials at Warehouses, OME’s and Suppliers (when required)

  • Taking care, custody and control of; vehicle, all assets and all relevant materials being transported.
  • Know and correctly use the safety equipment on the vehicle, following correct safety procedures
  • Correct use of PPE

  • Check to ensure vehicle is constantly in a road worthy condition and record / report defects according to K53 guidelines

  • Perform daily vehicle pre-trip inspection according to a standard checklist and report defects
  • Adherence to logbook and key control requirements at all times

  • First line vehicle maintenance, e.g. refuelling, tyres pressure, oil level top up, tyres change/ wheel nut torque, etc.
  • Follow instructions according to job requirements
  • Provide adequate feedback to supervisor on work progress

  • Attend and participate in green area meeting / safety / morning / toolbox talks
  • Manager/Senior Management inspection, audit findings are executed upon
  • Daily activities executed according to plan

  • Comply to government charter / legal frameworks
  • Comply to site operational requirements and procedures
  • Ensure adherence to all rules and regulations

  • Planning of own activities, including planning of optimal route for multiple stop points
  • Attend training courses and seminars as per training matrix to improve competency and skills

  • Identifies personal training and development needs and incorporate into personal development plan with supervisor’s approval

  • Support the goals and vision of the business by meeting deadlines
  • Assist natural work team in daily activities
  • Assist Supervisor and Transport Manager with the training of new drivers and hired labour

  • Effective relationships with customers, colleagues and management
  • Identify unsafe conditions and take precautionary measures
  • Report unsafe conditions / situations

  • Report any deviations from schedule, sample availability
  • Report all defects

Formal Education

  • Grade 12

Min Experience

  • 5-8 years relevant driving experience

Certification & Professional Membership

  • Code EC License with Pr DP


Collaboration: The action of working with someone to produce something

Customer Focus: A continuing focus on the needs and requirements of customers and clients, anticipating their needs, remaining sensitive to customers while performing services for them, responsive to customer needs.

Problem Solving: Is a step-by-step process of defining a problem, searching for information, and testing a series of solutions until the problem is solved. In involves critical thinking, analysis and persistence.

Self-Mastery: Takes accountability for driving own growth through developing self-awareness, reflecting, seeking feedback and self-correcting.

Closing Date: 23 March 2023

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