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Track Welder

Mangaung, Free State 20 January


  • Description

  • Purpose of the Role:
    • To maintain the permanent way to required standards by applying various prescribed welding activities to ensure the safe passage of trains and to support the track maintenance department by supplying a general welding and material acquisition service
    • To conduct routine and corrective welding activities on the permanent way to ensure a safe and reliable permanent way that supports business goals

    Key accountabilities:
    • Repair rail bound, rail manufactured and Monoblock crossings
    • Repair switch blades
    • Repair bat attered rail ends
    • Repair wheel-spin burns/skid marks
    • Exothermic casting of rails (SFV process)
    • Preventative grinding
    • To do structural welding and workshop related works
    • Mentor and supervise staff working under his/her control
    • To travel and work away from area of appointment for long periods/duration
    • Complete correspondence
    • Managed material and equipment
    • Manage time, wastage, material and quality. Do the job right the first time
    • Responsible for SAFLog truck, equipment and material of over R1.0 million Rand
    • Quality assurance and keep abreast with best practices
    • Control and manage administrative duties
    • Any other duties which may be requested from time to time

    Required Qualifications and Experience
    • Grade 11 with Maths or a minimum of more than 10 years’ experience
    • Code EC1 Driver’s License with PDP
    • Track Welding Course
    • Physically and Mentally Fit
    • Track Welder Phases 1 and 2
    • Protection duties
    • First Aid 1 and 2
    • Minimum of five (5) years track welding experience

  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Grade 11 /N3
  • Years of experience: 5
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Ad summary

  • Track Welder

  • Recruiter


  • Province

    Mangaung, Free State

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Temporary contract

  • Salary


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