2019/2020 Learnership programme at Transnet

Equity Statement :Preference will be given to suitably qualified Applicants who are members of the designated groups in line with the Employment Equity Plan and Targets of the Organisation/Operating Division. Applicants that are interested in applying for any of the advertised positions must apply by registering on the Careers section of the Transnet Internet. Please take care in completing all required details on the profile, and then apply for the position.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that HR has received the
application before the closing date of the advertisement.

Note: if you have not been contacted within 30 days of the closing date of this advertisement please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Competencies: KNOWLEDGE •Functional knowledge of equipment •Supervising people •Read contents apart •Report writing (general). •Signal parts •Communication •Reading •Literacy. •Practical (maintenance) •Safety Act 85 •Performed maintenance and fault finding on power equipment.

Closing Date: 29 July 2019

 Trainee Track Welder 

Reporting To : Production
Manager Grade Level : SSTP

Reference Number : 50014232

Position Purpose: To be trained over a period of plus
minus 24 months in Permanent Way (Welding) functions including Train Working Rules in order to obtain the necessary skills to become a Trade Hand L4.

Location: Central Region •Bayhead •Newcastle •Vereeniging• Musina •Springs •Modimolle •Standerton •Bloemhof

Position outputs:•Welding and grinding of turnout components •Weld
exothermic grinding battered, rail ends and skid marks •Perform general
welding and preventative grinding •Comply to Safe Working Procedures

Qualifications & Experience: •Grade 12 Certificate with Maths •To
pass all modules as per the Permanent Way Training programme •Obtain drivers licence (Code EC/ EC1) during period of training, pre-requisite for consideration for appointment on completion of training. Be prepared to obtain PDP. •Free from claustrophobia (fear of confined places) •Comply with depth perception criteria •Free from acrophobia (fear of heights) •Physically fit •Sound hearing •Comply with the visual acuity and colour perception test SKILLS •Conflict handling •Technical skills •Replacement of Signal parts.
•Writing •Analytical •Company image. •People skills •Maintenance of all
Signalling apparatus being used. •Be in possession of a (Code EC/EC1) driver’s licence and be competent and prepared to drive such a vehicle.

ATTITUDES •Attention to detail •Safety orientation. •Empathy. •Quality
awareness. N.B: a) This is a Safety Related and/or Safety Critical job.
b) The candidate must meet the minimum inherent health requirements of the job. c) No emailed applications will be accepted.


Apply Online for the Transnet Welding Trainneeship Programme

 Trainee Trackmaster 

Reporting To : Track Inspector
Grade Level : SSTFT

Reference Number : 50014230

Position Purpose: To be trained over a period of plus
minus 24 months in Permanent Way (Track) Maintenance functions including Train Working Rules in order to obtain the necessary skills to become a Track Master.

Location: Central Region •Escourt •Pienaarsrivier

Position outputs: •Ensured safe Permanent Way system •Managing resources •Documentation and information, •Perform planning and repair work as per specific procedures and standards

Qualifications & Experience: •Grade 12 with Maths •To pass all modules
as per the Permanent Way Training programme •Obtain drivers licence (Code C1) during period of training, pre-requisite for consideration for appointment on completion of training. •Free from claustrophobia •Comply with depth perception criteria •Free from acrophobia •Physically fit •Sound hearing •Comply with the visual acuity and colour perception test.

Competencies: KNOWLEDGE •Perway documentation •Perway instructions. •Building of turnouts •Safety Act 85. •Perway material/equipment •Track laying and maintenance.

ATTITUDES •Service orientation •Cost consciousness. •Results orientated
•Quality awareness. •Routine. •Communication

CAPABILITIES •Comply with the visual acuity and colour perception tests. •Be physically fit. •Sound hearing.
N.B: a) This is a Safety Related and/or Safety Critical job. b) The candidate
must meet the minimum inherent health requirements of the job. c) No emailed applications will be accepted.


Apply Online for the Transnet Track Master Trainneeship Programme

 Trainee Technical Worker: Signals 

Reporting To : Production
Manager Grade Level : SSTP

Reference Number : 50014231

Position Purpose: To be trained over a period of plus
minus 24 months in Signalling functions including Train Working Rules in
order to obtain the necessary skills to become a Technical Worker.

Location: Central Region •Durban •Ladysmith •Heidelberg
•Springs •Modimolle •Newcastle •Sentrarand •Pyramid South •Mokopane •Bloemhof•Klerksdorp •Millsite

Position outputs: •Well maintained and installation of Signalling apparatus
•Replace broken Signalling parts •Complete R.C.M. task sheets •Manage staff •Test equipment and parts •Complete potential failure reports •Complete vehicle reports •Complete outputs and time allocation documents •Perform maintenance on Signalling equipment •Perform maintenance on batteries •Comply with safe working procedures

Qualifications & Experience: •Grade 12 Certificate with Maths and
Physical Science. •To pass all modules as per the Signal Technical Training
programme •Obtain drivers licence (Code B) during period of training, pre-requisite for consideration for appointment on completion of training. •Free from claustrophobia (fear of confined places) •Comply with depth perception criteria •Free from acrophobia (fear of heights) •Physically fit •Sound hearing •Comply with the visual acuity and colour perception test

SKILLS •Conflict handling •Technical skills •Replacement of Signal parts.
•Writing •Analytical •Company image. •People skills •Maintenance of all
Signalling apparatus being used. •Be in possession of a (Code B) driver’s
licence and be competent and prepared to drive such a vehicle.

ATTITUDES •Attention to detail •Safety orientation. •Empathy. •Quality
awareness.N.B: a) This is a Safety Related and/or Safety Critical
job. b) The candidate must meet the minimum inherent health requirements of the job. c) No emailed applications will be accepted


Apply Online for the Transnet Technical Worker Trainneeship Programme

 Trainee Traction Linesman 

Reporting To : Foreman:
OHTE Grade Level : SSTP

Reference Number : 50014233

Position Purpose: To be trained over a period of plus
minus 24 months in Overhead Track Equipment maintenance functions including Train Working Rules in order to obtain the necessary skills to become a Traction Lineman. After successful completion of all required training at a Transnet Freight Rail Training College, including Train Working Rules, successful applicants will be appointed as Traction Lineman.

Location: Central Region •Durban •Volksrust •Estcourt •Christiana
•Dundee •Fochville •Ventersdorp •Danskraal •Bela Bela •Pietermaritzburg
N •Vereeniging •Mokopane •Heidelberg

Position outputs: •Safety of sub-ordinates •Coach and guide team members
•Daily reports/time sheets •Work permits •Overhead Track Equipment correctly maintained •Complete Overhead Track Equipment construction/projects

Qualifications & Experience: •Grade 12 with Maths and Physical Science •Advantageous to have Certificate in Train Working Rules as applicable to Infrastructure personnel •Advantageous to have Category “A” Certificate of Authority as required in the section concerned and must be prepared to be re-tested before appointment as Traction Lineman •To pass all modules including drivers licence (Code 10) during period of training •Free from claustrophobia •Comply with depth perception criteria •Free from acrophobia •Physically fit •Sound hearing •Comply with the visual acuity and colour perception test

Competencies: KNOWLEDGE •OHTE instructions •OHTE course material •Safety (working Areas) •Act 85 and regulations •Electrical safety instruction •Code 29 •OHTE equipment •First aid •Safety •General appendix no 5 •OHTE safety regulations •Earthing and bonding procedures •Maintenance of electrical 3Kv, DC, 25Kv or 5DC

SKILLS •Sound judgement •Conflict handling •Crane handling •Decision
making •Communication •Diagnostic ability •Observation •Interpersonal •Problem solving •Planning •Literacy •Slinging (rigging)

BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES & QUALITIES •Pro-active •Acts with integrity
•Reliable •Sense of urgency•Results orientated •Inspire trust •Vigilant
•Disciplined •Prepared to do standby duties •Safety conscious •Accurate

CAPABILITIES •Free from acrophobia •Comply with depth perception criteria •Sound hearing •Physically fit •Free from claustrophobia •Comply with the visual acuity and colour perception tests N.B: a) This is a Safety Related and/or Safety Critical job. b) The candidate must meet the minimum inherent health requirements of the job. c) No emailed applications will be accepted.


Apply Online for the Transnet Traction Trainneeship Programme




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