Location: Kilner Park
Closing Date: 22 August 2013 (time 12H00)
REF: 30000705

Position Purpose

Transnet Engineering is expanding the capacity of their Research and Product Development Division and is looking for exceptionally talented, dynamic and recently qualified graduates for the two-year Engineer-in-Training Programme in the

Following areas:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering

The R&D and Product Development centres are mainly located in Pretoria and the incumbents would be expected to relocate. Depending on available space, a small contingent of Mechanical Engineers would be based in KwaZulu Natal which would report to the respective Mechanical R&D stream.

Position Outputs

This drive is aimed at addressing skills requirements for various research and product development projects within the Market Demand Strategy. The Engineer-In-Training Programme is conducted over a 24 month period during which the Engineer-In-Training will be assessed on a six monthly basis. This Programme will provide you with relevant workplace experience through a structured learning programme and organizational support to grow you into a position/role within Transnet Engineering, should one be available.

Qualifications & Experience

Minimum Requirements

  • Completed Degree (M.Eng, B.Eng or B.Sc) in the above mentioned disciplines.
  • An average of at least 60% results over the total study period.
  • Preference would be given to South African citizens.


  • Teamwork
  • interpersonal Skills
  • Decision making
  • Good communicator
  • Facilitation
  • Organising
  • Project management
  • Computer literate
  • Problem solving
  • Have strong technical and practical background


  • Natural leader
  • Business orientated
  • Negotiating
  • Innovative thinker
  • Time conscious
  • Attention to detail

How to Apply

Send email to: [email protected] OR  Fax : 0866301759

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.

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.