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  • Posted: May 25, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Sasol is an international integrated energy and chemicals company that leverages the talent and expertise of our more than 30 300 people working in 33 countries. We develop and commercialise technologies, and build and operate world-scale facilities to produce a range of high-value product streams, including liquid fuels, chemicals and low-carbon electricity...
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    Licensed Machine Operator


    An operator in production provides support in the operation of machines for a specific mine/section/plant within the Sasol Mining environment, to achieve production requirements in a safe manner.

    FUNCTIONAL OUTPUTS (Critical tasks)

    • Ensure machine is constantly in a safe operable condition (completion of pre-check list)
    • Demonstrate skill in the operation of machine
    • Execution of daily tasks as per instructions and/or planned schedule
    • Identification of any abnormal conditions and reporting thereof

    High Level competencies

    • Operate 1 mining production machine
    • Applying relevant knowledge and skills of machines, tools and equipment to adhere to standards and production targets.
    • Visual inspection of working environment ensuring safety standards are adhered to and reporting any unsafe conditions.
    • Complete assigned tasks accurately and ensure working areas and machinery are clean and in good condition.
    • Function efficiently and effectively as part of a team to work towards achieving team goals.
    • Sensitive on how your actions affect the cost of your team, identify and act on cost saving initiatives.


    Please note the following clauses:

    • The Sasol Group / Sasol Mining will never request you to make any cash deposits/payments as part of the recruitment process.
    • 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 selection criteria. 


    • Gr12 / N3 / NCV Level 4 (Preference will be given to candidates with Maths & Science as subjects)
    • Valid Mining production machine license (Roofbolt; Shuttlecar; Continuous Miner; LHD/EIMCO) Attach copy of your license/s to your application
    • Competent B Certificate (applicable to Roofbolt operators)
    • Gas testing (5 gasses)

    Awareness of 

    • Mining processes & methods
    • Mine infrastructure
    • Water reticulation
    • Ventilation systems
    • Machines & equipment management



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

    Functional / Technical:

    Proficient in

    • Safety Awareness
    • Safety Procedures
    • Knowledge of major hazards
    • Knowledge of critical controls
    • Emergency Preparedness
    • Standard Operating Procedures and Code of Practice applicable to tasks (SOP and COP)
    • Mine Health & Safety Act
    • Interpret written information & work’s instructions
    • Roof and sidewall control
    • Cutting sequence

    Personal attributes

    • Team Orientated
    • Proactive
    • Self-Disciplined
    • Follow instructions
    • Communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Continuous Improvement/Flexibility


    • Failure to provide Sasol with truthful information and valid documents will render your application null and void. 
    • The Sasol Group / Sasol Mining will never request you to make any cash deposits/payments as part of the recruitment process.


    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Sasol on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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