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Transnet: Train Assistant Internship Programme 2022 / 2023

Transnet has announced Train Asisstant Internships 2022 / 2023 in Saldanha and Halfweg, South Africa. If you are looking for Transnet Trainee Train Assistant Vacancies 2022, you have come to the right place. The Transnet Internship Programme 2022 will jump start your career, so you should not miss the Transnet Trainee Train Assistant Jobs available for learners / interns. The details regarding Train Assistant Salary, Closing Date, Online Application Form etc are appended below.


Trainee Train Assistant Jobs 2022 at Transnet South Africa: Transnet Vacancies in South Africa

Transnet: Train Assistant Internship Programme 2022 / 2023


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



  • Sign on duty at designated work place and be allocated duties to be performed for the duration of the shift.
  • Prepare locomotives
  • Prepare communication equipment
  • Performs the pre-trip preparation of the Locomotives and the whole Train prior the departure to adhere to roadworthiness and train working rules and safety standards
  • Execute shunting activities in sidings and enroute according to directives to enhance safe working procedures
  • Assist the train driver enroute to ensure the safe movement of the train from a required point to the destination, without delays or damage to locomotives, wagons, infrastructure track and other equipment, to ensure predictable service
  • Comply to safety standards and laid down instruction to ensure that he is well motivated and competent
  • Provide accurate feedback timeously to the Train Driver regarding any incidents and deviations along the route
  • Assist in performing various administration duties


Minimum Requirements:

  • Grade 12 with pure Mathematics and/or Physical Science
  • Be prepared to successfully undergo Train Assistant duties (theoretical and practical) so as to be certified to work independently as a Train Assistant.


Other Requirements

  • 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 behavioural 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


Closing Date: 20 June 2022


How to Apply For Trainee Train Assistant at Transnet South Africa


Location: Halfweg

Transnet: Train Assistant Internship Programme 2022 / 2023

Location: Saldanha

Transnet: Train Assistant Internship Programme 2022 / 2023

If you comply with the minimum eligibility criteria and other essential requirements, you should Apply Online for the Transnet Trainee Train Assistant Internship Programme 2022 / 2023.

Employment Type
Full-time, Intern
Duration of employment
12 Months
Date posted
June 14, 2022
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