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Transnet Traineeship Train Assistants

This advert is open for application by external applicants.

Equity Statement :Preference will be given to suitably qualified Applicants who are members of thedesignated groups in line with the Employment Equity Plan and Targets of the Organisation/Operating

Applicants that are interested in applying for any of the advertised positions must apply by registering on the Careers section of the Transnet Internet. Please take care in completing all required details on the profile, and then apply for the position.

Alternative Application Methods: (Completed Curriculum Vitae to be submitted)

The closing date is on 01.03.2019. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that HR has received the application
before the closing date of the advertisement.

Note: if you have not been contacted within 30 days of the closing date of this advertisement please consider your
application as unsuccessful.

Any questions regarding the application or recruitment process should be sent in writing to

We urge all our employees, clients, members of the public and our suppliers to report any kind of fraud or corruption at
Transnet. Call the hotline toll free number: 0800 003 056 or email

Operating Division : Transnet Freight Rail

Position Title : Trainee Train Assistant

Employee Group : Trainee

Department : Train Crew Mng

Location : Kroonstad

Reporting To : Section Manager: Train Traffic

Grade Level : SSTFT

Reference Number : 50013769

Position Purpose :

A Trainee Train Assistant will be required to undergo modular training, conduct and successfully complete the required

modules in Train Assistant – Initial Course and practical training as to be qualified and certified as a Train Assistant
Position outputs :

  • Attend and successfully Complete a theoretical Training Program within the required time frame
  • Develop competency via formal learning as to perform within a operational environment and operate equipment as assigned
  • Safely and efficiently accomplish work assignments and goals that are in line with the Training Program, company’s
  • Maintain comprehensive records (portfolio of evidence) of all theoretical and practical training experience for use in
  • Execute Trainee Train assistant duties as prescribed by TFR

strategies and vision.progressing

Qualifications & Experience :

  • Grade 12 with Mathematics
  • Must successfully complete and pass a theoretical as well as practical training as a Trainee Train Assistant
  • At least 1.6 meters tall
  • Physically fit
  • Psychomotor
  • Physically able to lift and carry heavy objects (be prepared to be subjected to assessment of physical abilities)
  • Must be physically fit, alert and have excellent eyesight and good hearing
  • Depth perception
  • Good mechanical skills and an aptitude for handling heavy machinery

Competencies :KNOWLEDGE:

  • Train Assistant Initial Course.
  • Geography of the section of responsibility.
  • Shunting procedures
  • Train service
  • Act 85
  • Vocational knowledge.
  • High voltage safety instructions
  • General and local appendix and directives
  • Hazardous materials
  • Radio train order system.


  • Negotiating
  • Mathematical
  • Stress handling
  • Problem solving
  • Hazmat risk handling
  • Interpersonal effectiveness.
  • Analytical
  • Communication
  • Bilingual
  • Report writing
  • Interpretation.
  • Observation
  • Data capturing
  • Conflict handling
  • Writing.


  • Attention to detail
  • Trustworthy
  • Decisiveness
  • Assuring
  • Shiftwork
  • Hazard conscious
  • Results orientated.
  • Willing to work independently
  • Safety orientation
  • Confidentiality

NB. The candidate must meet the minimum inherent health requirements of the job.

NB. Please take note it will be the best to apply on-line on the Transnet Career page: No e-mailed
applications will be accepted.

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Baberton Mine Traineeship Programme

Closing Date: 28 February 2019, 12h00

Location: Baberton


  • 2x Mechanical Engineering
  • 2x Chemical Engineering
  • 4x Electrical Engineering
  • 1x Environmental Studies
  • 2x Geology
  • 2x Mining Engineering
  • 3x Metallurgical Engineering
  • 1x Mineral Surveying
  • 2x Process Instrumentation

Work Experience program exist for the above-mentioned positions at the Fairview Training Centre. Individuals that meet the requirements are invited to apply for these positions with the BML Training Department on or before the 28 February 2019, 12H00.


  • Confirmation letter from a recognised Institution of Higher Learning
  • Proof of Residence
  • Latest Academic Transcript
  • No criminal record
  • Valid certificate of physical fitness
  • Ability to read and write in English
  • Ability to communicate with people on different levels

Selection will be made in accordance with the Company’s Employment Equity Plan. Should you not be contacted by us within 7 days, please assume that your application has not been successful. First preference will be given to learners/students residing within BML’s labour sending areas (e.g. City of Mbombela Local Municipality or Nkomazi Local Municipality).

How To Apply

Hand deliver/drop your applications in a Tender Box at Fairview Mine Boom-gate, your application must be addressed Ms. Caster Sibande, and clearly marked P1 / P2 2019. No posts or emailed applications will be accepted.

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PwC Training Contract

Job Description

The PwC Deal

No matter which area of the business you choose to join, all graduate programmes offer the same deal: the opportunity to grow as an individual, to meet new people, and build relationships that will stay with you for life.

Our graduate training programme is underpinned by a development framework that broadens and deepens your knowledge. You’ll learn from hands-on coaching and an outstanding variety of work. You’ll gain business, personal and technical skills you can use across the business and throughout your career.

All our people need to demonstrate skills and behaviours that will support us in implementing our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework: The PwC Professional.

Training contract

The training contract is a five year learnership contract with a registered training office.
During your learnership with PwC, you will be able to put into practice the theory you have learned at university. You will work in a challenging business environment, travelling to clients on most days, and you will interact with people on various levels.

You may apply for a training contract at any time during your studies.

Competencies / Skills:

  • Must be studying towards or intending to study towards a qualification as a Chartered Accountants (CA) SA at a University accredited by SAICA (the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants).
  • Proficient in Afrikaans and English with strong communication skills.
  • Must be deadline driven.
  • Pay keen attention to detail.
  • Participating in extramural activities at school and/or university will be advantageous.
  • Good interpersonal skills, drive, determination and leadership potential are important.
  • Candidate will be required to serve a 5 year training contract with the firm while completing their degree and post graduate studies through UNISA.
  • The candidate will be required to make a minimum of one year academic progress in every two calendar years.

If you are in Grade 12:

  • You must be writing for a matric exemption and university acceptance.
  • Your subjects must include Mathematics and English (Maths Literacy does not qualify).
  • You must be getting over 60% for all your subjects.
  • You must be registered with UNISA


  • Students already at University must obtain consistent passes in all subjects.

Students must maintain a consistently good academic record at university and pass the required number of subjects in each academic year to PwC’s satisfaction.


  • Perform audit procedures at various clients in different industries to express an opinion on their financial records.
  • Work closely with the audit team to ensure client deadlines are met.

Candidate would be required to manage their time through an electronic timekeeping system (timesheets), and be responsible for monitoring the costs on the client jobs assigned to him/her. On completion of each job, the candidate will be required to prepare cost analysis

During your learnership, you will gain experience in the following fields:

  • Auditing
  • Accounting
  • Business information systems
  • Financial management
  • Secretarial systems
  • Taxation and estates

We know that the skills and experiences you gain with us will stay with you throughout your career. So join PwC. We’ll help you to reach your full potential.

Take the opportunity of a lifetime.

CountrySouth Africa

Programme TypeGraduate

Position TypeFull Time

About UsAbout PwC

We’re one of the world’s leading professional services organisations. Our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 208,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services.

How to Apply

Click here to send application in Kimberly

Click here to Apply in Stellenbosch

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Brewing Traineeships SAB

For students from the University of Technology who requires to complete core and elective modules in their logbooks to 

obtain a National Higher Diploma ONLY on the following fields:

Mechanical Engineering 

Chemical Engineering 

To operate and maintain the within Brewing or Packaging process to achieve optimal equipment effectiveness. 

Competence Requirements 

ND: Chemical or Mechanical Engineering 

Understand the chemical process of brewing the beer or the Packaging Process 

Provided an opportunity to fulfill their experiential training or plant operation exposure 

Monitor Process Performance 

Work in teams 

PC Literacy 

Output and Accountabilities 

Ability to work 

Team player 

Vigilant with a bias for action 

Attention to details 

Problem solving ability 

Manual dexterity 

Additional Information 

The advert has minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional / relevant information as 

criteria for short-listing. 

Closing Date: 19 February 2019 

Employment Type 



Polokwane Production 


South Africa 



How to Apply

Click here to send application

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Daimler Chrysler Traineeships 18 Months Programme

Closing Date: 28 February 2019

The Leadership Talent Program is your 18 month entry path that prepares you to assume a leadership role within the Daimler Trucks and Buses organization. It consists of three phases: the Onboarding Phase, the actual Program Phase and the Implementation Phase. Within those three phases, you will

  • get to know your home area and Daimler Trucks & Buses,
  • work intensively within multiple projects, e.g. international project,
  • grow a global network of colleagues,
  • receive specialized training and development opportunities, e.g. regarding our new leadership culture Leadership2020 and be guided by your personal mentor from top management level.

After 18 month of successful and intensive training, you will return to your home area. Depending on your experiences, interests and skills, youll begin working towards a leading position in your core business area. And shape the future of Daimler Trucks and Buses.

At Daimler Trucks & Buses, you can set your talent in many different exciting areas:

  • Information Technology / Digitization,
  • Research and Development,
  • Production Management,
  • Supply Chain Management,
  • Quality Management,
  • Marketing & Sales,
  • Procurement,
  • Finance / Controlling,
  • Human Resources Management

Please indicate your preferred field in the cover letter.

Are you studying in one of these business-related fields?

Then you are ready to explore!

Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelors degree or higher
  • Fluency in written & spoken English
  • Desire to grow into a leadership position
  • Willingness to travel abroad

Desired Qualifications and Skills:

  • First demonstrated leadership qualities and experiences
  • Big-picture thinker who is passionate to work with others and achieve great things for the future
  • Start-Up mentality, that means enthusiastic, self-motivated and pragmatically
  • You are unafraid to challenge the status quo with fresh ideas and perspectives

How To Apply

Apply Online for the Daimler Chrysler Traineeship Programme

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