Transnet: Millwright X 3

This advert is open for application by external applicants.

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The closing date is on 08.10.2019. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that HR has received the application before the closing date of the advertisement.

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Operating Division : Transnet Engineering

Position Title : Millwright X 3

Employee Group : Permanent

Department : Mainten&Service

Location : Uitenhage

Reporting To : Superintendent

Grade Level : I3

Reference Number : 30011937

Position Purpose:

Fault finding, repair, maintenance and overhaul of machinery, plant, equipment as well as the installation and removal of machinery to ensure availability and reliability in order to increase productivity

Position outputs:

Mechanical fault finding and repairs to electro hydraulic machines including CNC and motorised equipment.

Conduct PM’s and report on defects
Mechanical overhaul, modifications, upgrade of machines and equipment

New machines installations

Work and assist supervisor in conjunction with project management, design and staff control

Training & assessment of Apprentices, SBS Students whilst on the job

Qualifications & Experience:

Must be a qualified trade tested Millwright (Legislation pre-requisite)
1 year post trade experience in plant equipment and machinery maintenance environment
A valid code 8 driver’s license will be an added advantage



Safe working practices and principles
Quality awareness
Technical / Theoretical
Business principles


Problem solving
Information Processing
Diagnostic Ability
Sound judgement
Planning and Organising


Results orientated
Willing to work shifts and overtime
Preparedness to travel. (Mostly serving the outlying Depots)


Physically fit
Visually acuity
Eye-hand and feet co-ordination
Depth perception

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