Transnet Careers

Transnet: Trainee Shed Assistant

Transnet: Trainee Shed Assistant

This advert is open for application by external applicants.

Operating Division : Transnet Freight Rail

Position Title : Trainee Shed Assistant

Employee Group : Trainee

Department : Train Crew Mng

Location : Bellville

Reporting To : Section Manager: Train Traffic

Grade Level : SSTFT

Reference Number : 50014138

Position Purpose :

To assist with the shunting movements of locomotives within a specified shunting area in order to contribute to an effective
locomotive utilization.

Position outputs :

•Couple locomotive
•Stabilise locomotive
•Power locomotive
•Hand signals
•Operate signal
•Uncouple locomotive
•Refuel locomotive

PLEASE NOTE: Transnet, its employees or representatives never ask for a fee from job seekers. Any such requests are fraudulent. Please report any suspicious activities in this regard to the Transnet anti-fraud line on 0800 003 056.

Qualifications & Experience :

•Grade 12 preferable with Maths
•Passed the test in duties of a Shed Assistant or be prepared to attend and pass the first available course
•Physically fit
•Visual acuity

Competencies :


•Hand signals
•Locomotive classes
•Mobile radio
•Depot layout
•Overhead track equipment




•Safety conscious
•Team orientated
•Prepared to work shifts

Closing date: 02.07.2019

How to apply:

Click here to apply online ….

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

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.

Any questions regarding the application or recruitment process should be sent in writing to

We urge all our employees, clients, members of the public and our suppliers to report any kind of fraud or corruption at
Transnet. Call the hotline toll free number: 0800 003 056 or email

NB: The candidate must meet the minimum inherent health requirements of the job.
NB. Please take note it will be the best to apply on-line on the Transnet Career page: No e-mailed
applications will be accepted.

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