Transnet: Millwright X3

This advert is open for application by external applicants.

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The closing date is on 06.09.2019. 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

Employee Group : Permanent

Department : Mainten&Service

Location : Koedoespoort

Reporting To : Superintendent

Grade Level : I3

Reference Number : 30011810

Position Purpose:

Install, inspect maintenance and repair industrial, commercial machinery, buildings and equipment cost effectively to

ensure maximum availability of plant and equipment by eliminating unscheduled stoppages due to breakdowns and applying

the OHS Act continuously on the assets of Transnet Engineering, Koedoespoort Region.

Position outputs:

  • Installations of machines in the workshops
  • Repair and maintain all buildings; Plant equipment and machines
  • Mechanical fault finding and repairs to electro hydraulic machines including motorised equipments.
  • Conduct PM’s and report and repair defects
  • Mechanical overhaul, modifications, upgrade of machines and equipment
  • New machines preparation including foundations, skirting , aligning installations
  • Maintain production flow
  • Ensure high quality products on time
  • Repair and test machines before handover to operations

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Must be a qualified trade tested Millwright (Legislation pre-requisite)
  • Must be a Qualified Millwrights
  • At-least 2-3years’ experience in factory maintenance
  • Experience with PLC or CNC machines
  • Experience hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Code 10 drivers license


  • Knowledge PLC or CNC machines
  • Knowledge hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Engineering knowledge
  • Knowledge of the ISO 9002 Quality system
  • Be computer literate
  • Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act (Act 85 of 1993)
  • Technical and theoretical knowledge of the Millwrights trade
  • Factory maintenance
  • Read Plans
  • Trace Faults
  • Interpersonal
  • Communication
  • Problem solving
  • Information Processing
  • Diagnostic Ability
  • Sound judgement
  • Leadership
  • Planning and Organising
  • Must be able to work on heights
  • Must be able to work in confined space
  • Must be able to work under pressure
  • Must be able to work on standby

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