17 trainee train Operators required

  • PMT Recruiters
  • Zuurfontein 33-Ir, Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Mar 12, 2017
Permanent Automotive Engineering Logistics Transportation

Job Description

17 trainee train Operators required
Position Title: Trainee Train Operator Assistant
Employee Group: Permanent
Location: Johannesburg
Salary: R11500 plus full company Benefits (night shift allowance and OT)
Reference Number: 50007427
Closing Date: 31 March 2017
Position Purpose: To assist the Train Driver in the movement of the train and to convey information to the client centre and route to enhance the safe, fast movement of commodities. Position outputs: Obtain and place equipment on train (±15kg)
Check and supplement prescribed equipment
ASSISTANCE AND ROUTE Verbal exchange of signal positions Observe proceeding trains
Patrol locomotives (walking through corridors of electric locomotives using extended foot plate and hand rails at speeds up to 40km/h; walking on running board of diesel locomotives and stepping over to another locomotive at speeds up to 40km/h; manual operating of circuit breakers while locomotive is in motion)
Protect train during incidents, accidents, etc. Be prepared to walk relatively long distances to check trainloads (day and night)
Determine status of train, placing and securing detonators on rail, displaying hand signals day and night, walking on uneven ground, ability to withstand natural elements
Assistant to Train Driver during emergencies (in event of Driver failure to bring train to standstill; walking long distances to report positions, and requirements)
Qualifications & Experience: Grade 12 with Mathematics At least 1.6 metres tall
Visual acuity
Physically able to lift and carry objects (be prepared to be subjected to assessment of physical abilities)
Competencies: Knowledge Applications must have the potential and attributes necessary to be trained to efficiently and safety perform the task of a Train Assistant and to be trained as a Train Driver.
Applicants must however possess the following:
Communication (reading, written and verbal) Safety conscious
Environmental awareness
Prepared to work overtime
Prepared to work shifts
How to Apply
Forward CV with Quote
Reference Number: 50007427
Fax: 086 660 1061

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Job Level


Salary Range

R10 000 - R15 000 per month