Transnet Trainee Traction Linesman

This advert is open for application by external applicants.


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The closing date is on 27.03.2019. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that HR has received the application
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Operating Division : Transnet Freight Rail

Position Title : Trainee Traction Linesman

Employee Group : Trainee

Department : Infra Engineeri

Location : Groblershoop

Reporting To : Foreman: OHTE

Grade Level : SSTFT

Reference Number : 50013865

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.

After successful completion of all required training at a Transnet Freight Rail Training College, including Train Working Rules,

successful applicants will be appointed as Traction Lineman.

Position outputs :

  • 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

Qualifications & Experience :

Grade 12 with Maths and Physical Science
Advantageous to have Certificate in Train Working Rules as applicable to Infrastructure personnel
Advantageous to have Category “A” Certificate of Authority as required in the section concerned and must be prepared to be
re-tested before appointment as Traction Lineman
To pass all modules including drivers licence (Code 10) during period of training
Free from claustrophobia
Comply with depth perception criteria
Free from acrophobia
Physically fit
Sound hearing
Comply with the visual acuity and colour perception test

Competencies :

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

BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES & QUALITIES
Pro-active
Acts with integrity
Reliable
Sense of urgency
Results orientated
Inspire trust
Vigilant
Disciplined
Prepared to do standby duties
Safety conscious
Accurate

CAPABILITIES
Free from acrophobia
Comply with depth perception criteria
Sound hearing
Physically fit
Free from claustrophobia

Comply with the visual acuity and colour perception tests

a) This is a Safety Related and/or Safety Critical job.
“NB: The candidate must meet the minimum inherent health requirements of the job”

“NB: No emailed applications will be accepted”

How to Apply

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