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Logistics Operator (Locomotive Driver)

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

To safely operate the locomotive and perform shunting movements on a shift basis.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

SAFETY, HEALTH, ENVIRONMENT AND QUALITY:

• Participate and comply with SHEQ requirements (SHEQ Toolbox)

• Rail wagons shunted correctly, safely and according to standards

• Locomotive prepared according to operational and safety standards

• All materials transported according to operational and safety standards

• Adhere to all related SOP’s, PTO’s and CTO’s as per Training Matrix per position, SHEQ and company standards

• Ensure the OHASA safety, health and environmental standards are maintained

• Ensure conformance with Quality and Environmental standards

CUSTOMERS:

• Ensure Customer Satisfaction

BUSINESS PROCESSES:

• Supervision of Shunters

• Rail wagons shunted correctly, safely and according to standards

• Operating Locomotives and perform shunt movements in accordance with customer requirements

• Maintaining shunt and other responsibilities strictly in conformance with SHEQ, Legislative and rail services standards at MFC, Columbus and to and from siding

• Completion and preparation of shift reports as well as maintenance reports

• Ensuring operation and safety standard of locomotives

• All materials transported according to operational and safety standards

• All Locomotive operations reported according to standards

• Basic administrative functions and two way radio communication

• Performing shunt duties when necessary

• Adhering to the National Railway Safety Regulator Act.

• Act in Supervisor position when required

• Be prepared to work in a hot and dusty environment

• Work overtime as and when required.

Job requirements: 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

• Grade 12/ N3 with Maths and Science

• Certified Diesel Locomotive Driver with Air and Vacuum brake systems experience

• Five (5) years’ experience as a Locomotive Driver

• Good coordination skills (hand, eye and feet)

Advantageous:

• Computer Literacy (MS Office)

• Supervisory experience

• Class 35 and 36 GM certified

• Mature and disciplined

• Be able to make decisions and act rapidly

• Be reliable and responsible

• Have physical fitness and stamina

• Have excellent eyesight, have good perception

• Be able to concentrate for long hours and be willing to work shifts

Kindly attach copies of relevant qualifications together with CV

Reference Number: 

2018MFC/47LO

Company: 

Samancor

City: 

Middelburg

Country: 

ZA

Salary: 

Market Related

Job Type: 

fulltime

Industry: 

Mining