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Trainee Train Assistant Opportunity At Transnet 2022 – Apply Now!


The transnet opportunity prepares you to successfully undergo Train Assistant duties (theoretical and practical) so as to be certified to work independently as a Train Assistant.

  • Closing Date: Tuesday, 24 May, 2022 – 12:00.

Assist the Train Driver in the safe and efficient driving/handling of all different types of trains/locomotives consists (airbrake, vacuum, high speed, heavy haul, and passengers) to ensure that the customer’s freight/cargo reaches its destination in good condition, on time, in order to enable the organization to satisfy the customers’ needs.

Educational Requirements

  • Grade 12 with pure Mathematics and/or Physical Science


  • Be prepared to undergo periodic medical surveillance and safety behavioral risk assessments during the selection process and every 12 months
  • Physical hearing, vision, mental, fitness (to be verified through medical tests and related safety behavioral risk assessments)
  • The operator shall not allow employees younger than 21 years of age to undertake train driver or train control duties. (SANS 3000, par

The following minimum Trainee pre-requisite:

  • The candidate should be a minimum of 1.6 meters tall
  • Psychomotor ability (to be assessed through Vienna Testing System (VTS) standard)
  • Ability to carry heavy objects

How to Apply

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


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