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Operational department: Transnet Freight Rail
Job Title: Trainee Train Assistant

Employee group: Trainee
Department: Train Crew Mng
Location: Kroonstad
Reports to: Section manager: train traffic
Grade Level: SSTFT
Reference number: 50013769
Position target:
A Trainee Train Assistant must complete, and successfully complete modular training
modules in Train Assistant – Introductory course and practical training to be qualified and certified as a Train Assistant
Position outputs:
Follow and complete a theoretical training program within the required time frame
Develop competence through formal learning to perform in an operational environment and operate equipment as directed
Safely and efficiently perform work assignments and goals that are in accordance with the company’s training program
Keep comprehensive records (portfolio of evidence) of all theoretical and practical training experience for use
Conduct the assistant train assistant duties as informed by TFR
strategies and vision. progress
Qualifications and experience:
Grade 12 with math
Must successfully complete and pass theoretical and practical training as a trainee train assistant
At least 1.6 meters high
Physically fit
Being physically able to lift and carry heavy objects (willing to be subject to physical capability assessment)
Must be physically stable, alert, and have good eyesight and hearing
Depth perception
Good mechanical skills and aptitude for handling heavy machinery
Competences: KNOWLEDGE:
Train Assistant Initial Course.
Geography of the responsibility section.
Shunting procedures
Train service
Act 85
Professional knowledge.
Safety instructions for high voltage
General and local appendix and guidelines
Hazardous Substances
Radio train ordering system.
Stress treatment
Hazmat treatment
Interpersonal effectiveness.
Write report
Recording data
Conflict handling
To write.
Attention to detail
Shift work
Conscious danger
Can work with no supervision
Safety orientation
NB. The candidate must meet the minimum inherent health requirements of the job.
NB. Please note that it is best to apply online on the Transnet Career page: No email
applications are accepted.