Transnet Careers and Vacancies

Transnet is the largest and most crucial part of the freight logistics chain that delivers goods to each and every South African. Transnet’s objective is to ensure a globally competitive freight system that enables sustained growth and diversification of the country’s economy.

Transnet 4.0 strategy aims to grow Transnet to a R 100 billion business by 2020. Significant growth is being targeted from new markets, particularly in integrated logistics, the development of logistics hubs and clusters, natural gas midstream infrastructure, manufactured products and new digital businesses.

Transnet is made up of the following operating divisions:

  • Transnet freight rail
  • Transnet rail engineering
  • Transnet national ports authority
  • Transnet port terminals
  • Transnet pipelines
  • Transnet property

Their aim is simple: They want to harness the power of our people, of technology, to brighten the future of millions across our continent- and beyond.


How to apply for a job at Transnet

Applying for a job at Transnet is rather easy and simple. All you need to do is click on this link:

Once you have done that, you need to register, login, search for the job that you want. You will then be able to see the applicant user guide. This guide will help you see what would be required of you during the job.

You need to keep in mind that you cannot see what you can apply for until you register. Once you have done that, you are good to go. You can download the user guide before you apply as the guide shows you exactly how to register and how to apply for the jobs step by step. The guide also has screen shots which is nice.

Let’s take a look at some of the jobs that you can apply for.

Transient Jobs you can apply for

There are a few jobs that you can apply for. The one nice thing that Transnet offers is training programs.

These programs will help better your skills and allow you to get a job in the area that you train for. They offer a training program so that you can learn to be a Skipper Port Operator. There is a facility in Durban and the campus has been used to train Marine Pilots and Tug Masters. It gives you the skills that you need to meet International Standards.

This program also trains you in:

  • Reach Stacker
  • Counter Balance
  • Mobile Harbour Crane
  • Rail Mounter Gantry
  • Straddle Carrier, and
  • Truck Handling Simulator

What you need to apply for the Transnet training program:

  • Grade 12 (Matric) with mathematics and physical science,
  • Pass both a pre-entry and medical examination.
  • Level 4 English
  • Level 4 Mathematics
  • Level 4 Physical Sciences

Working for this company is a great company to have on your CV. The nice thing about working at Transnet is that there is lots of room for growth within the company itself. You can stay with the company for a long time and you can grow up the career ladder which is something not a lot of companies can offer you.

Latest Vacancies at Transnet