Trainee Train Assistant 600x

Posted by Admin on 2016-04-21 19:34:53

Transnet Freight Rail has a position for a Trainee Train Assistant 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. 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.

Reference: 503087

Closing date :29/04/2016

Position Output

Prepare Locomotive

Assistance En Route

Prepare Communication Equipment

Shunting Movement

Stable Train/ Locomotive

Qualifications & Experience:

Grade 12 with Maths

At least 1,6 meters tall

Applicants may not apply for learnerships in more than one area; you may only apply in the area you are residing. Applications received for multiple areas will be disqualified.

Eastern Cape – 157

Free State – 128

Gauteng – 216

Kwa-Zulu Natal – 105

Limpopo – 15

Mpumalanga – 69

North- West – 16

Northern Cape – 150

Western Cape – 289

Applicants must possess the following:

Psycho motor

Depth perception

Communication (reading, written and verbal)



Safety conscious

Environmental awareness


Prepared to work overtime

Prepared to work shifts


Visual acuity

Physically able to lift and carry heavy objects (be prepared to be subjected to assessment of physical abilities) Please note that due to the fast amount of applications received Transnet would not be in a possession to respond to telephonic enquiries regarding your application.

If you have not been contacted within 30 days of the closing date of this advertisement please consider your application as unsuccessful.How to apply Applicants that are interested in applying for the advertised position must apply by faxing their Curriculum Vitae (CV) to Fax :0 86 668 0991

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