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Postby jobs » Mon Sep 12, 2016 3:19 pm




Position Purpose :

To assist the Train Driver inthe movement of the train and to convey information to the client centre and route to enhance the safe, fast movement of commodities.Position outputs :Obtain and place equipment ontrain (±15kg)
Check and supplement prescribed equipment i.e.pantograph hook stick (± 5kg),jumper cables (± 10kg), etc.Coupled locomotive (multipleset) through air and vacuum hoses, jumper cable andensure correct functioning of automatic coupler between locomotives
Dispatch locomotives,operating hand operated points Attached and/or detach vehicles according to works order in absence of yard personnel (Equivalent of 45kg)
Mount telemeters (where necessary) i.e. mount (front unit = 5.17kg) (rear unit =8.06kg)
Remove and carry train indicators to last vehicle and mount (side and rear indicators) (± 10kg), required to board vehicle to effect proper mounting Examining of train as prescribed ASSISTANCE AND ROUTE Verbal exchange of signal positions Observe proceeding trains
Patrol locomotives (walking through corridors of electric locomotives using extended foot plate and hand rails at speeds up to 40km/h; walking on running board of diesel locomotives and stepping over to another locomotive at speeds up to 40km/h; manual operating of circuit breakers while locomotive is in motion)
Protect train during incidents,accidents, etc.Be prepared to walk relatively long distances to check trainloads (day and night)
Determine status of train,placing and securing detonators on rail, displaying hand signals day and night,walking on uneven ground,ability to withstand natural elements
Assistant to Train Driver during emergencies (in event of Driver failure to bring train to standstill; walking long distances to report positions,and requirements)
Attach/detach trucks as per works-order (manual application of equipment;standing of vehicle walking along side moving vehicles)
Obtain radios/handsets/two way communication radios/telemeters when applicable(carrying of communication equipment and place on footplate or mount on vehicle)
Prepare communication equipment
Obtain radios/handsets/two way communication radios/telemeters when applicable(carrying of communication equipment and place on footplate or mount on vehicle)
Shunting movements Stable train/locomotive
Assist the Train Driver by applying hand brake
Secure as prescribed (applying hand brakes and placing on scotch blocks in front wheels)
Store tools and equipment(remove kit-box from locomotive and store away)




Qualifications & Experience :
Grade 12 with Mathematics At least 1.6 metres tall
Visual acuity
Physically able to lift and carry objects (be prepared to be subjected to assessment of physical abilities)
Competencies : Knowledge Applications must have the potential and attributes necessary to be trained to efficiently and safety perform the task 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)Safety conscious
Environmental awareness
Conscientious
Prepared to work overtime
Prepared to work shifts

How To Apply
do a job search on transnet website https://portal.transnet.net/irj/portal/ ... /appsearch
register as a user on transnet portal and apply there https://portal.transnet.net/irj/portal/ ... s/register

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Postby LindokuhleLips » Mon Dec 19, 2016 3:04 pm

I'm 22 years old and to work at transnet it would be my dream Thank you(male)
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Postby Vaughn007 » Mon Jan 09, 2017 3:24 pm

Hi to whom it may concern may name is Vaughn from Cape town my dream is no my passion is to become a leading train driver i always admired trains i would love to become one if Transnet would give me the opportunity
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