Internships 2024 / 2025

Trainee Train Assistant Opportunity: Transnet

Trainee Train Assistant Opportunity: Transnet

Closing date: 27 May 2022

This Transnet opportunity prepares you to successfully undergo Train Assistant duties (theoretical and practical) so as to be certified to work independently as a Train Assistant.

Assist the Train Driver in the safe and efficient driving/handling of all different types of trains/locomotive consists (airbrake, vacuum, high speed, heavy haul and passengers) to ensure that the customers freight/cargo reaches its destination in good condition, on time, in order to enable the organisation to satisfy the customers’ needs.

Educational Requirements

  • Grade 12 with pure Mathematics and/or Physical Science

Requirements

  • Be prepared to undergo periodic medical surveillance and safety behavioral risk assessments during the selection process and every 12 months
  • Physical hearing, vision, mental, fitness (to be verified through medical tests and related safety behavioural risk assessments)
  • The operator shall not allow employees younger than 21 years of age to undertake train driver or train control duties. (SANS 3000, par 6.2.6.8)

The following minimum Trainee pre-requisite:

  • The candidate should be a minimum of 1.6 meters tall
  • Psychomotor ability (to be assessed through Vienna Testing System (VTS) standard)
  • Ability to carry heavy objects

APPLICATIONS

The candidate must meet the minimum inherent health requirements of the job.

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