Service Driver

Posted in on November 29, 2015

Description :

This advert is open for application by external applicants.

Equity Statement :Preference will be given to suitably qualified Applicants who are members of the
designated groups in line with the Employment Equity Plan and Targets of the Organisation/Operating

Applicants that are interested in applying for any of the advertised positions must apply by registering on the Careers section of the Transnet Internet. Please take care in completing all required details on the profile, and then apply for the position.

Alternative Application Methods: (Completed Curriculum Vitae to be submitted)
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Fax : 0115841392
The closing date is on 04.12.2015. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that HR has received the application before the closing date of the advertisement.

Note: if you have not been contacted within 30 days of the closing date of this advertisement please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Any questions regarding the application or recruitment process should be sent in writing to

Operating Division : Transnet Freight Rail
Position Title : Service Driver
Employee Group : Permanent
Department : IM-OPS-EXEC-TCM-Inside Team C-UBO
Location : Umbilo
Reporting To : Section Manager (Train Traffic)
Grade Level : K2
Reference Number : 50008537

Position Purpose :
To effectively, efficiently and safely ensure that daily deliveries on allocated vehicle is effected in order that customer requirement are met on time (on-time and full delivery , within shortest time period following shortest route and complying with safely legislation)

Position outputs :
1.Overseeing loading of vehicle and securing vehicle and load
•Overseeing loading of vehicle to delivery documentation ensuring stable loading, securing load and assuming full responsibility and accountability for the load
2.Maintaining the equipment
•Conducting first parade on vehicle and reporting any problems
3.Operate equipment
•Operate equipment in line with road transportation legislation and according to manufacturer guidelines

4.Complete documentation
•Ensure that delivery documents are signed-off upon successful delivery and return
•Physically assist with loading of material utilising the correct MHE and stacking methods
•Physical inspection of goods
•Stacking of goods on vehicle
•Carry out inspection on equipment and basic maintenance
•Take in of petrol and consumable
•Self deployed and training planning

Qualifications & Experience :
•Grade 10
•Code 14 license
•Defensive driving course
•At least 3 years experience as driver with good knowledge of area base and customers

Competencies :
•Health and Safety and Environment Acts and Legislation
•Basic maintenance of vehicles
•Road traffic legislation
•Emergency drills
Skills Required:
•Numerical and literacy
•Problem solving
•Interpersonal effectiveness
•Organising resources
•Supervising people
•Loading and stacking practice
•Good movement stacking
•Physically fit
•Visual acuity

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