Closing Date: 01 August 2014
Location: Pyramid


  •  Grade 12 with Maths
  •  At least 1,6 meters tall


  • Obtain and place equipment on train (plus minus 15 kg)
  •  Check and supplement prescribed equipment i.e. pantograph hook stick (plus minus 5 kg), jumper cables (plus minus 10kg) etc.
  •  Coupled locomotives (multiple set) through air and vacuum hoses, jumper cable and ensure correct functioning of automatic coupler between locomotives
  •  Despatch locomotives, operating hand operated points
  •  Attach and /or detach vehicles according to works order in absence of yard personnel (Equivalent of 45 kg)


  • Visual acuity
  •  Physically able to lift and carry heavy objects (be prepared to be subjected to assessment of physical abilities)

How to Apply

Apply for the Transnet Train Assistant Traineeship Opportunity

Fax: 0117749199

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