Transnet Port Workers

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  • Operating Division : TPT Ngqura CT
  • Position Title : Port Worker
  • Employee Group : Non Permanent
  • Department : Operations
  • Location : Ngqura
  • Reporting To :
  • Grade Level : HRLYL1
  • Reference Number : 2021358

Position Purpose:

The provision of labour as directed by supervision in order to ensure a safe and clean working environment or optimized cargo operation.

Position outputs:

1. Cleaning of operational equipment (such as ship to shore cranes windows , cranes cabins etc)

2. Inspection of container condition


3. Reefer monitoring operations

4. Opening and closing of rail wagons twist-locks

5. Loading , off loading and stacking of cargo in compliance of standard operating procedures

6. Hooking / unhooking

7. Tarpin / untarping where applicable

8. Place / remove dunnage

9. Cleaning of operational areas , rail trucks ,plant , workshops, offices , sheds and ablution facilities as instructed

10. Compete applicable documentation i.e. accidents reports

11. Identification of correct cargo handling equipment / gear

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Matric with minimum of 2 years as port worker / general


  • Terminal Layout
  • Safety
  • Stack positions

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