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Transnet seeks Trainee Traction Linesman

Transnet seeks Trainee Traction Linesman

Transnet is looking to hire individuals to be trained over a period of plus-minus 24 months to become a Traction Lineman.

Transnet seeks Trainee Traction Linesman

Position Purpose: To be trained over a period of plus-minus 24 months in Overhead Track Equipment maintenance functions including Train Working Rules in order to obtain the necessary skills to become a Traction Lineman.

Operating Division: Transnet Freight Rail
Position Title: Trainee Traction Linesman
Employee Group: Trainee
Department: Infrastructure Engineering
Location: Various Locations
Reporting To: Assistant Foreman: OHTE
Grade Level: SSTFT
Reference Number: 50013669

Duties

  • Safety of sub-ordinates
  • Coach and guide team members
  • Daily reports/time sheets
  • Work permits
  • Overhead Track Equipment correctly maintained
  • Complete Overhead Track Equipment construction/projects
  • Comply to safe working procedures

Requirements

  • Grade 12 with Maths and Science
  • To pass all modules as per the OHTE Training programme
  • To obtain drivers licence (Code C1) during period of training, pre-requisite for consideration for appointment on completion of training.
  • 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
  • Knowledge:
    • OHTE instructions
    • OHTE course material
    • Safety (working areas)
    • Act 85 and regulations
    • Electrical safety instruction
    • Code 29
    • OHTE equipment
    • First aid
    • Safety
    • General appendix no 5
    • OHTE safety regulations
    • Earthing and bonding procedures
    • Maintenance of electrical 3Kv, DC, 25Kv or 5DC
  • Skills:
    • Sound judgement
    • Conflict handling
    • Crane handling
    • Decision making
    • Communication
    • Diagnostic ability
    • Observation
    • Interpersonal
    • Problem solving
    • Planning
    • Literacy
    • Slinging (rigging)
  • Attributes:
    • Pro-active
    • Acts with integrity
    • Reliable
    • Sense of urgency
    • Results orientated
    • Inspire trust
    • Vigilant

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

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Opportunity Closing Date: 
Friday, February 15, 2019
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