x12 Driver job vacancies at Eskom in Gauteng

Job Summary

Eskom is seeking to hire Ultra Heavy Duty Drivers x12 posts. See more detail and information below about this exciting career prospect.

Closing Date : 04 March 2024

  • Position : Ultra Heavy Duty Driver
  • Task Grade : T07
  • Department : Multi Axels
  • Business Unit : Logistics Services
  • Reference Number : ERI 0012356

Location : Gauteng, South Africa

Area of Speacialization : Transporting of goods and materials whilst maintaining safety all times.

Careers at Eskom

Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd has the Government of the Republic of South Africa as its sole shareholder, with the shareholder representative being the Minister of Public Enterprises. 

Eskom transforms inputs from the natural environment – coal, nuclear, fuel, diesel, water, and wind – into more than 90% of the energy supplied to a wide range of customers in South Africa and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region.

Eskom is committed to equality, employment equity, and diversity. In accordance with the employment equity plan of Eskom and its employment equity goals and targets, preference may be given, but is not limited, to candidates from under-represented designated.

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A career at Eskom offers immense opportunities and benefits, as well as prospects for career growth and development. Apply if you meet the job requirements.

Minimum Requirements

• Matric
• Valid and Un-Endorsed code 14 Driver’s Licence
• Valid Public Drivers Permit (PDP)
• Relevant Crane Driving Qualification


• 3 Years related experience on inter-link or abnormal interrupter.
• 2 Years experience on other vehicles
• Hydraulic Truck Mounted Cranes
• Knowledge and Experience of Driving Abnormal Load Tractors in Multi-Tractor applications as well as solo

Skills and Competencies

• Communication and Interpersonal Skills
• Organizational Skills
• Customer Orientated
• Innovative
• Honest and Reliable
• Team Oriented
• Literate


• In-house evaluation of Defensive Driving by an appointed Logistics Employee
• Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act: Alcohol / Drug Abuse
• Knowledge of the road Traffic Act: Reckless Driving, Speed, Driving under the Influence
• Knowledge of Identifying Hazardous Conditions and Situations
• Knowledge of Reading and Interpreting Crane Hand Signals
• Knowledge of Executing Crane Movements
• Knowledge of Quality and Safety Systems


• Self-Disciplined
• Stress Tolerance
• Able to work long hours.
• Teamwork
• Ability to handle Heavy Objects
• Mechanical Aptitude

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Key Responsibilities

• Vehicle Maintenance
• Loading of Vehicles
• Transport and Delivery
• Transporting, Compliance and Delivery (Multi axles and Low Bed Drivers)
• General

How to Apply

​“If you have not been contacted within 28 days after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.”

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  • Itumeleng Tladi

    Itumeleng teaches high school Mathematics in Groote Schuur. In addition to curating career opportunities on, Itumeleng mentors a community group of youth in STEAM. At chess, he's Western Cape's best.

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