Transnet Trade Hand

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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary 1000
  • Career Level Others
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Gender Male
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Diploma

Job Description


Trade Hand

Company: Transnet
Job Title: Trade Hand
Location: East London
Closing Date: 17 July 2020

Job Description

Reference Number: 10253102

Position Outputs

  • Maintain and repair electrical power supllies to buildings and surrounding areas within the Port (LV and HV equipment)
  • Removes and replaces lamps and shades
  • Inspect and maintain all current carrying components for wear, burning and connection
  • Assist electricians with wiring of electronic panels and testing thereof
  • Maintenance of small electrical appliances in the workshop
  • Installation of medium /high mast lighting
  • Tests electrical installation
  • Removes and replace faulty components
  • Control the use of electrical tools and materials
  • Remove and replace workshop and area light fittings
  • Traces and locates simple faults on lighting circuits
  • Replaces fuses and bulbs
  • Cleans all electrical cables
  • Places and removes electrical warning boards and/or signs
  • Removes and replaces 16A plug
  • Drills through floor, wall or ceilings for electrical connection/cabling
  • Carries out earthling test
  • Removes and replace faulty electrical components
  • Testing of electrical connections
  • Checks wiring connection for safety and security
  • Locates minor electrical faults
  • Conduct and wire installation
  • Replace lamps, starters, ballads, igniters, chokes, and clean electrical equipment
  • Operate lifting equipment (high mast winch and medium mast hydraulic equipment
  • Digging of trenches and laying electric cables
  • Maintenance of high medium mast lighting and equipment
  • Remove and replace switches and plugs (socket outlets and installation of plug tops)
  • Cleaning substation and undertaking maintenance fitting
  • Air conditioning and refrigeration
  • Brush painting of units/fridges

Qualifications & Experience

  • Grade 12
  • N2 Electrical Eng
  • Code 10 driver’s license
  • 2 to 3 years’ experience in the electrical field
    Added Advantages:
    # Category C green certification
    # Basic air conditioning and refrigeration course
    # Basic medium and advance electrical courses


  • Knowledge of electrical installation and testing
  • Knowledge of medium/high mast lighting
  • Knowledge of handling electrical hand tools/ materials
  • Basic SHE
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills
  • First Aid
  • Fire fighting
  • Soldering

Skills Required

  • Communication/verbal and written
  • Handling equipment
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Organising skills
  • Problem solving

How to Apply

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)
E-mail :

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