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Trainee Track Welder


Transnet has traineeship programmes for young, fit applicants who meet the criteria for each position.

Transnet Freight Rail
Position Title : Trainee Track Welder
Employee Group : Trainee Department : Infra Engineering
Location : Various Locations
Reporting To : Production Manager
Grade Level : SSTP
Reference Number : 50014232
Position Purpose: To be trained over a period of plus minus 24 months in Permanent Way (Welding) functions including Train Working Rules in order to obtain the necessary skills to become a Trade Hand L4. Areas: Central Region •Bayhead •Newcastle •Vereeniging • Musina •Springs •Modimolle •Standerton •Bloemhof Position outputs:
•Welding and grinding of turnout components
•Weld exothermic grinding battered, rail ends and skid marks
•Perform general welding and preventative grinding
•Comply to Safe Working Procedures

Qualifications and Experience:
•Grade 12 Certificate with Maths
•To pass all modules as per the Permanent Way Training programme
•Obtain drivers licence (Code EC/ EC1) during period of training, pre-requisite for consideration for appointment on completion of training. Be prepared to obtain PDP.
•Free from claustrophobia (fear of confined places)
•Comply with depth perception criteria
•Free from acrophobia (fear of heights)
•Physically fit
•Sound hearing
•Comply with the visual acuity and colour perception test

•Functional knowledge of equipment
•Supervising people
•Read contents apart
•Report writing (general).
•Signal parts
•Practical (maintenance)
•Safety Act 85
•Performed maintenance and fault finding on power equipment.

•Conflict handling
•Technical skills
•Replacement of Signal parts.
•Company image
. •People skills
•Maintenance of all Signalling apparatus being used
. •Be in possession of a (Code EC/EC1) driver’s licence and be competent and prepared to drive such a vehicle.

•Attention to detail
•Safety orientation.
•Quality awareness.
N.B: a) This is a Safety Related and/or Safety Critical job.
b) The candidate must meet the minimum inherent health requirements of the job
. c) No emailed applications will be accepted.

PLEASE NOTE: Transnet, its employees or representatives never ask for a fee from job seekers. Any such requests are fraudulent. Please report any suspicious activities in this regard to the Transnet anti-fraud line on 0800 003 056



Opportunity Closing Date: 
Monday, July 29, 2019
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