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Transnet Trainee Train X22 Posts

*Organization:

Transnet

*Position Title:

Transnet Trainee Train

*Ref No:

50007426

*Location:

Sishen

*Position Type: 

Permanent

*Compensation:

Attractive salary

*Output:

  • 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 coupler between locomotives
    Dispatch locomotives, operating hand operated points
    Attached and/or detach vehicles according to works order in absence of yard personnel (Equivalent of 45kg)
    Mount telemeters (where necessary) i.e. mount (front unit = 5.17kg) (rear unit = 8.06kg)
    Remove and carry train indicators to last vehicle and mount (side and rear indicators) (± 10kg), required to board vehicle to effect proper mounting
    Examining of train as prescribed ASSISTANCE AND ROUTE
    Verbal exchange of signal positions
    Observe proceeding trains
    Patrol locomotives (walking through corridors of electric locomotives using extended foot plate and hand rails at speeds up to 40km/h; walking on running board of diesel locomotives and stepping over to another locomotive at speeds up to 40km/h; manual operating of circuit breakers while locomotive is in motion)
    Protect train during incidents, accidents, etc.
    Be prepared to walk relatively long distances to check train loads (day and night)
    Determine status of train, placing and securing detonators on rail, displaying hand signals day and night, walking on uneven ground, ability to withstand natural elements
    Assistant to Train Driver during emergencies (in event of Driver failure to bring train to standstill; walking long distances to report positions, and requirements)
    Attach/detach trucks as per works-order (manual application of equipment; standing of vehicle walking alongside moving vehicles)
    Obtain radios/handsets/two way communication radios/telemeters when applicable (carrying of communication equipment and place on footplate or mount on vehicle) Prepared communication equipment
    Obtain radios/handsets/two way communication radios/telemeters when applicable (carrying of communication equipment and place on footplate or mount on vehicle) Shunting movements Stable train/locomotive
    Assist the Train Driver by applying hand brake
    Secure as prescribed (applying hand brakes and placing on scotch blocks in front wheels)
    Store tools and equipment (remove kit-box from locomotive and store away)
    See this page for Transnet vacancies in 2016.

*Requirements:

  • Grade 12 with Mathematics;
  • At least 1.6 metres tall;
  • Visual acuity;
  • Physically able to lift and carry objects (be prepared to be subjected to assessment of physical abilities)

*How to Apply:

Submit your application including comprehensive CV with Quote Reference Number: 50007426
Fax : 0117749916
Email : Jan.hagen@transnet.net

Or Apply online here

*Closing Date:

26 June 2015


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