Trainee Shed Assistant Danskraal

South Africa, South Africa

Job Description

This advert is open for application by external applicants. 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
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of the Transnet Internet. Please take care in completing all required details on the profile, and then apply for the position. Alternative Application Methods: (Completed Curriculum Vitae to be submitted) Post : E-mail : Fax : 0865784348 The closing date is on 20.08.2018. 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
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Transnet. Call the hotline toll free number: 0800 003 056 or email Operating Division : Transnet Freight Rail Position Title : Trainee Shed Assistant Employee Group : Trainee Department : Train Crew Mng Location : Danskraal Reporting To : Section Manager: Train Traffic Grade Level : SSTFT Reference Number : 50012604 Position Purpose : To ensure that the locomotives and fuelling area are safe and clean to perform shunt movements in order to contribute to effective locomotive utilisation. Position outputs :

  • Executing Shunting activities within the Shed and depot area ie: Shunt locomotive for collection and ensure that it is
safeguarded by applying the hand brake.
  • Ensure safe working environment - Ensure that all working activities take place according relevant legislation an compliance
procedures and policies - Identify unsafe conditions on locomotives, track and overhead
  • Couple and uncouple the locomotives according to Act 85 and Safe working procedures
  • To inspect the fuel level and fuel the locomotive/s to ensure that there is enough fuel and ensure diesel locomotives are
sufficient filled with fuel and sand
  • Effectively operate points for locomotive (according to SWP) to ensure that the points blade is against the stock rail

  • Safe guard the stabled locomotive i.e.: applying the hand brake, place scotches underneath the wheels according to SWP
and to prevent run away of locomotives Qualifications & Experience : Min School requirements: Grade 12
Safe working procedures
Must be physically fit, alert and have excellent eyesight and good hearing. Competencies : KNOWLEDGE:
Yard and siding layout
Breakdowns/section work
Road/route knowledge
Shunting procedures
Locomotive classes
Act 85 / 16safety legislation
Basic conditions of employment act (BCEA)
SANS 3004 (human factor)
HC policies and procedures
Wagon types
Train service/ITP
Train workings
Road knowledge
Brake systems
time management
stress handling
psychomotor skills(reactions/ coordination)
train driving
depth perception psychomotor
train / locomotive handling and preparation
electrical and diesel locomotive driving
locomotive coupling/ uncoupling
prepare to work shifts
safety and risk conscious
active listener
detail orientated
rule following
routine tolerant
dependable and reliable
results driven
displays integrity
NB:emailed applications will accepted.

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Job Detail

  • Job Id
  • Industry
  • Total Positions
  • Job Type:
    Full Time
  • Salary:
    Not mentioned
  • Employment Status
  • Job Location
    South Africa, South Africa
  • Education
    Not mentioned
  • Apply By
    Aug 18, 2019
  • Job Posting Date
    May 20, 2019