Transnet Trainee Train Assistant Opportunity

Transnet Trainee Train Assistant Opportunity

Transnet Trainee Train Assistant Opportunity, This Transnet post is to assist the Train Driver in the movement of the train, shunt the train and to convey information to the client centre en route to enhance the safe, fast movement of commodities.

Operating Division : Transnet Freight Rail

Position Title : Trainee Train Assistant

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Employee Group : Trainee

Department : CL-OPS-EXEC-TCM-O/side Panel 2 North-BVM

Location : Bayview North

Reporting To : Section Manager: Train Traffic

Grade Level : SSTFT

Reference Number : 50011298

Qualifications & Experience :

  • Grade 12 with Maths
  • At least 1,6 meters tall
  • Visual acuity
  • Physically able to lift and carry objects (be prepared to be subjected to assessment of physical abilities)

Competencies :

  • Applicants must have the potential and attributes necessary to be trained to efficiently and safely perform the tasks of a Train Assistant and to be trained as a Train Driver.

Applicants must however possess the following :

  • Psycho motor
  • Depth perception
  • Communication (reading, written and verbal)


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  • Safety conscious
  • Environmental awareness
  • Conscientious
  • Prepared to work overtime
  • Prepared to work shifts

NB: The candidate must meet the minimum inherent health requirements of the job


Opportunity Closing Date: Thursday, March 1, 2018