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Careers at Unitrans Botswana in Francistown and Palapye Depots



Unitrans Botswana, a road freight and fuel and chemical transportation, distribution and logistical Company requires the services of experienced Botswana citizens to fill the following vacancies at its Francistown and Palapye Depots:

Driver Trainer

Tenable in Francistown, the Driver Trainer will be required to monitor and improve the driving performance of drivers by means of classroom and in-cab coaching and analysis of driving records in line with set Company policies and standards. Some of the specific tasks would include:
  • – Conducting driver training needs assessments and job observations;
  • – Coaching drivers on identified weaknesses in theory and practice
  • – Check tachographs, drivecam events and record scores to establish driving patterns and trends to develop remedial training interventions
  • – Monitoring incidents and carrying out accident investigations and compiling monthly reports and providing statistics;
  • – Screen and test applicants for driver positions
  • – Prepare training schedules and reports
  • – Updating driver training matrix
  • – Undertaking route assessment surveys and site visits to identify potential hazards and proffering possible solutions and updating Journey Plans
  • – Facilitating the work of external safety auditors in conducting driver training audits to ensure compliance and following up on recommendations and audit queries raised to implement corrective action;
Requirements:
Relevant qualification, EC driving licence and experience in driver training, SHEQ and a minimum of 3 years work experience in a transport or petrochemical environment or similar. Applicants will have attained knowledge of safety legislation and SHEQ management systems and their application. Computer literacy is a must. Further vital competencies include good verbal and written communication, coaching and presentation skills.


Gantry Operator

This is a fixed- term and weekly-shift based appointment and the incumbent will be based in the Palapye Depot reporting directly to the Gantry Supervisor. The duties will entail:
  • – Putting in additives to fuel stocks
  • – Managing additive stock and sending reconciliations to Management
  • – Maintaining a list of all vehicles with fuel with additives and quantity dispensed per vehicle.
  • – Confirming and registering original seals from loading depots Re-sealing trucks with VIVO Energy Botswana seals after putting in the additive and issuing a new seal certificate;
  • – Ensuring product carried by all VIVO Energy Botswana trucks have the additive before being dispatched to delivery sites;
  • – Maintaining good housekeeping of the additive installation;
  • – Reporting all incidents, potential incidents and near misses

Gantry Supervisor

This fixed- term and weekly-shift based appointment is also based in the Palapye Depot reporting directly to the Contract Manager. The duties will entail:
  • – Supervising a shift of two Gantry Operators responsible for putting in the additive to fuel for distribution by VIVO trucks
  • – Submitting reports on the management of the additive process and to the Contract Manager

Requirements:
Strict compliance with Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality(SHEQ) requirements in the Gantry. Applicants will have attained knowledge of safety legislation and SHEQ management systems and their application. Computer literacy is a must. Further vital competencies include good verbal and written communication skills.

Please apply in writing giving as much detail as possible on each of the following:
  • – Dates of employment and length of service at each employer;
  • – Relevant work experience;
  • – Salary at each position held

Applications that do not meet all of the above requirements will not be considered. Only persons with traceable references need apply to:

Human Resources Manager
UNITRANS BOTSWANA
P.O. Box 426 GABORONE

Closing Date: 13 April, 2017

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