SASOL: Miner x 5 (Secunda and Sasolburg)

Career Opportunities: Miner x 5 (76043)

Req Id 76043 - Posted 05/19/2020 - South Africa - Mpumalanga

Closing date: 30 July 2020

Operating entity: Sasol Mining, Various Mines in Secunda and Sasolburg

Geographical area: Secunda, Mpumalanga and Sasolburg, Free State

Role category: Process Implementation

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.


The Miner is responsible 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


Qualifications and expertise required:

National Senior Certificate/ Full N3 (with Maths and English/Business English)

Valid Blasting Certificate (for Fiery Mines)

Valid First Aid Certificate

Valid Red Ticket (or ability to obtain one)

Valid driver’s license

Gas Testing certificate (8 gasses)

Competent A

Specific experience required

2-4 years’ experience of underground coal mining

Experience and knowledge of Safety, Health and Environment and relevant legislation

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


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

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