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Gold Fields: Truck Driver

Minimum Requirements:


  • Be in possession of a Grade 12/N3 qualification or equivalent
  • Be in possession of a valid Code 10 driver’s licence
  • Have a minimum of one year’s relevant experience.
  • Be willing to work overtime as required.
  • Be declared medically fit for the position and environment, as determined by a risk-based medical examination at the Gold Fields Occupational Health Centre and pass a Heat Tolerance Screening test, and such other tests as may be required to assess the applicant’s suitability for employment.


Key Competencies:


  • Ability to communicate effectively in English (speak, read, and write)
  • Maintain good housekeeping.
  • Knowledge of machinery for pre-work checks, and as it relates to motion and weight of the load to be transported
  • Ability to carry-out minor maintenance duties when the need arises, i.e., coolant and lubricant top-ups, maintain tyre pressures
  • Monitoring and reporting of defects on the vehicle to the responsible supervisor

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receive key control and inspection books from Control Room and participate in daily safety meetings to discuss pre-work risk assessment for the jobs set-out for the day
  • Operate a Truck to transport material on and off site e.g., transport steel wire ropes to the CSIR for testing
  • Operate a Truck mounted crane to load and offload material
  • Operate a Truck mounted crane to change RWB pipes
  • Assist the Rigger with daily rigging/slinging activity when required
  • In the absence of a store man, assist with the issuing of equipment
  • At the end of the shift hand in the key control and inspection list to the Control Room
  • Be self-driven and able to work without a supervision

Closing Date: 01 December 2021