Heavy Duty Driver

Heavy Duty Driver Ref No:115417

Closing Date: 28 November 2022

Org Structure: 80008005

OME:  Energy Operations

Business Unit:  Energy Ops – Regional Ops and Asset Services

City/ Town: Secunda

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 equipment at Garage.

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 Distribution Area 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

deviations from schedule, sample availability

Reporting all defects

Formal Education

Grade 12

Min Experience

2-3 years driving experience with relevant code.

Certification & Professional Membership

Code C/C1/EC1 License with PrDP

Code C1/EC will be an advantage


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

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