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

Radio and telephone
Communication (verbal and written)
Client orientated
Shift working
Safety conscious

How to apply

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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