Sasol Opportunities Miner

Closing date: 9 January 2019

Operating entity: UBE Mining, Syferfontein

Geographical area:  Secunda, Mpumalanga

Sasol Mining operates six coal mines that supply feedstock for our Southern African integrated value chain. The coal supplied to Secunda Synfuels Operations (SSO) is mainly used as gasification feedstock and some is used to generate electricity. The coal supplied to Sasolburg Operations (SO) is used to generate electricity and steam. We also export coal from the Twistdraai Export Plant to international power generation customers via the Richards Bay Coal Terminal.


To achieve performance targets in sections, through planning, organising and control of the day to day operations.


􀁺 Ensure that targets are met

􀁺 Improve performance and reduce costs

􀁺 Ensure team adheres to SOP’s and COP’s

􀁺 Provide Safe and healthy working conditions

􀁺 Build capabilities of in-section personnel

􀁺 Conduct section inspections to eliminate risks

􀁺 Conform to legal and Sasol Mining requirements


􀁺 Identify and implement best practices

􀁺 Coach and develop sub ordinates

􀁺 Execute administrative support work, efficiently and accurately


In line with Sasol’s commitment to Employment Equity, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups.

In addition to a pre-employment medical examination, some positions may require a physical fitness assessment, as part of the normal pre-employment selection criteria.

Job requirements:

Qualifications and expertise required:

􀁺 Grade 12/N3 (with Maths and English/Business English)

􀁺 Valid Blasting Certificate (for Fiery Mines)

􀁺 Valid First Aid Certificate

􀁺 Valid Red Ticket

􀁺 Valid driver’s license

Specific experience required

-2-4 years’ experience of underground coal mining

-Experience and knowledge of Safety, Health and Environment and relevant Legislation

-Competent A and 8 gasses

Personal Attributes: Competencies (skills, knowledge and characteristics)

􀁺 Leadership skills

􀁺 Drive the Value Chain

􀁺 Conceptual ability

􀁺 Sound communication skills

􀁺 Good interpersonal skills

􀁺 Able to function without supervision

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