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Senior Miner –X2

ByBen Vick

Jul 20, 2023

Job Title: Senior Miner x2

Location: Secunda, MP, ZA


Company: Sasol

Sasol is a global integrated chemicals and energy company with a 70-year heritage. Through our talented people, we use our expertise and selected technologies to safely and sustainably source, manufacture and market chemical and energy products globally. When you join Team Sasol, you are joining a company that puts people at the center of everything we do.

Sasol invests in its employees along every stage of the career path and offers development opportunities to help you cultivate your career in a culture that embraces diversity and inclusion.


EOP: Mining


Geographical Area: Secunda, Mpumalanga

Purpose of Job

To achieve defined performance targets in section through building of operator capabilities and planning, organizing and controlling the day-to-day Mining activities.


Recruitment Description / Key Accountabilities

  • Manage crew to meet production targets 
  • Manage safety, health and environmental issues in section 
  • Ensure competence of crew 
  • Demonstrate continuous drive to improve 
  • Act as Relieving Shift Boss at times 
  • Manage more complex mining activities 
  • Identify training and development needs of crew 
  • Ensure adequate materials availability in section 
  • SAP inputs when acting as Shift Boss 
  • Represent Shift Boss in OE meetings and transfer knowledge of OE reports to other Miners and Artisans 
  • Ensure to take reasonable measures to ensure the health and safety of employees responsible for in section 
  • Oversee safe transport of team to and from the section 
  • Conduct start and end of shift inspections 
  • Conduct statutory inspections e.g. gas & ventilation tests 
  • Complete statutory reports 
  • Perform risk assessments 
  • Perform task observations 
  • Conduct at least rescue drill with team per month to rescue room and after all section moves 
  • Oversee housekeeping of section 
  • Ensure team uses PPE and hand tools correctly 
  • Do fire patrol when necessary 
  • Ensure operators adhere to Standard Operating Procedures and Codes of Practice 
  • Command performance meetings with crew members 
  • Manage attendance of crew 
  • Submit accurate and fully completed section reports on time 
  • Maintain accurate operator records (e.g. valid licensing of operators) 
  • Request necessary in section mining materials and resources 
  • Ensure availability of adequate materials in section 
  • Do SAP inputs (e.g. time and attendance and placing orders PTP when relieving shift boss) 
  • Represent Shift Boss in Operational Excellence meetings 
  • Transfer knowledge of Operational Excellence reports to other Miners and Artisans 
  • Manage pillar extraction section (where applicable) 
  • Act as relieving Shift Boss when required 
  • Compliance to elements measured by audits and checks by manager 
  • Rectify findings on audit results 
  • Work completed to plan 
  • Minimum wastage and disruptions to production due to resource availability 

Closing Date: 3 August 2023

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By Ben Vick

Ben Vick is a Content Writer and Creator at Careersroom. He focuses on creating well-researched and unique content and believes that all weaknesses can be turned into strengths with time, effort, and practice.

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