Transnet is hiring for the job vacancy: Operations Checker. You need Grade 12!

Job Summary

Transnet is hiring for the job vacancy: Operations Checker.

Closing date: 14 February 2024

Operating Division : TPT Cape Town MPT
Position Title : Operations Checker
Employee Group : Non Permanent
Department : Operations

Location : Cape Town
Reporting To : Operations Manager
Grade Level : HRLYJ1
Reference Number : 203705

Careers at Transnet

At Transnet, excellence is our standard. We proudly operate and control South Africa’s major transport infrastructure networks and in expanding our operations globally, we hold a vision to become Africa’s world champion in transport and logistics solutions.

Transnet is a leading world-class employer, boasting a highly motivated workforce in excess of 55000 employees.

Our workplace offers outstanding opportunities aimed towards attracting results driven individuals who are suitably qualified and who can aspire to even greater heights in our company.

Job Purpose

Checking of vehicles for damages, tools and loose components inside the vehicle and missing items to ensure that Transnet Port Terminal is not held liable for claims.

Key Responsibilities

1.To arrive for duty in the proper safety gear (safety vest, safety or covered shoes and gloves) and on time to ensure start of shift is not delayed.
2.To attend daily shift Indaba at allocated area on time at the start of each shift fully attired to receive tasks for the shift and safety talks.

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3.To ensure that you are at your allocated areas on time as per the shift roster to avoid delays in operation.
4.Receive instructions from area Supervisor during the course of the shift so that operations can flow smoothly.

5.Complete generic information on T918 prior to start of operations to eliminate downtime.
6.Checking for damages and scratches and missing items throughout the vehicle and informing the agents representative so that there is common clear communication to prevent unnecessary claims for TPT.

7.Completing T918 for Chassis number, key number, number of keys and or remotes, number of parcels (wrapped floor mats, ashtrays, etc) make and model of vehicle and details of damages and scratches and missing items that were found.

Qualifications & Experience

•Grade 12 NQF 4
•2 years relevant experience in Port Operations/Maritime Services/Warehouse Tally Clerk


Knowledge Required:
Terminal Layout
Road distribution
Blocks, stacks and rows
Rail distribution
Vessel distribution
Safety Procedures
Operational procedures
Transnet Disciplinary Procedure
T918 documentation

Skills Required:
Interpersonal skills

How to Apply

The closing date is on 02 February 2024. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that HR has received the application before the closing date of the advertisement. PLEASE APPLY HERE FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY.

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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


  • Katlego Malope

    Katlego is a final-year student at the University of Johannesburg. Apart from bouncing molecules against each other in the Chemistry lab, she loves curating job opportunites for fellow youth. Katlego is also quite a singer!

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