Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Trainee Yard Official Opportunity at Transnet 2016

If you are thinking of a career involving anything to do with trains, or their organisation or infrastructure, then this opportunity is for you.

Transnet Freight Rail seeks a Trainee Yard Official at its depot in Kaserne, Johannesburg. The purpose of the job is to place and clear trucks, compile, receive and dispatch trains and to deliver trucks/trains at their required destination.

Transnet is South Africa’s state-owned freight transport and logistics company and is the custodian of the country’s rail, ports and pipeline networks.


  • Control point register
  • Couple trucks
  • Yard operations
  • Dispatch trains
  • Uncouple trucks
  • Vehicle list/train composition certificate


  • Grade 12 preferably with maths
  • Be qualified in Yard Official duties or be prepared to attend and pass the first available course
  • Physically fit
  • Clear speech
  • Visual acuity

Skills required

  • Literacy
  • Radio and telephone
  • Communication (verbal and written)
  • Accurate
  • Client orientated
  • Conscientious
  • Shift working
  • Safety conscious

Applications close on 22 September 2016. Completed curriculum vitae (CV) to be submitted by fax to 0117730774 (Please use this reference number: 50009276). Alternatively click here to apply online

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