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Transnet Train Assistant Learneship

jumpadmin Bursaries and Learnership Programmes  Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa 4 Oct 2018

Job Description

The purpose of this learnership programme is to assist the Train Driver in the movement of the train and to convey information to the client centre and route to enhance the safe, fast movement of commodities.


  • Grade 12 with Mathematics
  • At least 1,6 meters tall
  • Visual acuity
  • Physically able to lift and carry objects (be prepared to be subjected to assessment of physical abilities)


  • Safety conscious
  • Environmental awareness
  • Conscientious
  • Prepared to work overtime
  • Prepared to work shifts

Key Duties:

  • Obtain and place equipment on train (± 15kg)
  • Check and supplement prescribed equipment i.e. pantograph hook stick (± 5kg), jumper cables (± 10kg) etc.
  • Coupled locomotive (multiple set) through air and vacuum hoses, jumper cable and ensure correct functioning of automatic between locomotives
  • Dispatch locomotives, operating hand operated points


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Closing Date: 10 October 2018