Safety Officer Job in South Africa – Sasol Mining


Safety Officer Job in South Africa – Sasol Mining

Req Id 74672 –

Location – South Africa – Mpumalanga

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Job Description 

UBE: Mining , Sasol Coal Supply
Location: Secunda, South Africa
Role Category: Process Optimization
Closing Date: 13 May 2019

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.

Purpose of the job:

To support achievement of QCDSM targets through specific focus on safety, health and environmental management

Required outputs: Functional Conduct and facilitate formal accident/incident investigation

Plan and conduct in conjunction with line legal inspections of working places and compile report to management

Assist line with and facilitate risk assessments

Facilitate and process monthly risk profiles

Communicate with safety co-ordinator with regard to safety statistics, documentation and changes to system

Encourage and drive a culture of conforming to requirements

Drive utilisation of lead indicators

Facilitate and drive OHSAS 18001 and ISO14001 systems


Analyse information and determine trends to be communicated to clients at structured forums

Periodic measurements of compliance to the entire SHE-management systems

Use risk assessment techniques (JSA and SLAM)

Develop safety representatives

Identify unsafe practises, behaviour and conditions and in conjunction with line, devise mitigating measures

Improve personal knowledge of safety and health management through further study

Facilitate incident investigation

Standby duties

Work can be required on Sunday on standby week

Job Requirements

Qualifications and expertise required

A Valid driver’s license and own transport

Grade 12 Certificate with Mathematics and Science with a Trade Test, with 9 years relevant working experience.

Diploma in Engineering or Safety Management , with
5 years relevant working experience

B. Tech in engineering or Safety Management with
4 years relevant work experience
Computer literacy

Personal Attributes

Competencies (skill, knowledge and characteristics)

Assertiveness and ability to network

Ability to drive QCDSM

Good problem solving and decision making skills

Good communication and presentation skill

Good interpersonal skill

Planning and ability and commitment to support vision and values

High level of personal integrity

Leadership Competency

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



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