Transnet Hangar Assistant [Qualifications Grade 10]

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 : [email protected]

The closing date is on 13.09.2019. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that HR has received the application before the closing date of the advertisement. 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 [email protected] We urge all our employees, clients, members of the public and our suppliers to report any kind of fraud or corruption at Transnet. Call the hotline toll free number: 0800 003 056 or email [email protected] Operating Division : Transnet NPA Position Title : Hangar Assistant Employee Group : Permanent Department : Aviation Location : Richards Bay Reporting To : Chief Aviation Engineer Grade Level : K2 Reference Number : 10157544 Position Purpose: Under the direction and supervision of the Chief Aviation Engineer, ensure that TNPA helicopters and facilities are kept in a neat and clean condition.

Assist the aircraft maintenance engineering teams with equipment set up for inspections, towing of aircraft and handling as directed by the Chief Aviation Engineer. Deliver equipment and spares to ensure continued operations. Position outputs: • Provide general assistance to aircraft maintenance engineering teams during and after maintenance activities; • Clean, inspect and maintain shop tools and equipment in compliance with OEM and regulatory requirements; • Assist with ground movements of aircraft within and out of maintenance workshops; • Operation of manual and motorised aircraft ground handling equipment; • Assist with aircraft jacking and levelling procedures; • Assist with aircraft weighing processes; PLEASE NOTE: Transnet, its employees or representatives never ask for a fee from job seekers. Any such requests are fraudulent.

Please report any suspicious activities in this regard to the Transnet anti-fraud line on 0800 003 056. • Preparation of job sites for aircraft maintenance purposes; • Complete local pick-ups and inter-Port component and routine supplies deliveries; • Movement of Hazmat and fragile items as directed by the Chief Aviation Engineer; • Ensure that support and ground equipment are cleaned; • Ensure that the helicopter facility is ready at all time for internal and external audits; • Maintain high standards of safety by ensuring that all aircraft ground handling equipment is in safe functional condition; • Assist with loading and off-loading of aircraft spares at Port workshops; • Perform general assistant duties as assigned by the Chief Aviation Engineer; • Portray a professional image to enhance organisation brand reputation; • Ensure that aircraft are washed daily and apply corrosion preventative compounds as instructed by Chief Aviation Engineer; • Ensure that hanger facility is cleaned on a daily basis; • Ensure that fuel bowsers are washed, and corrosion preventative compounds are applied; • Ensure that all service stands are cleaned and free of FOD;

• Ensure that all support vehicles are clean at all times; • Assist all engineers as and when required; • Ensure that special tool stores, quarantine stores, chemical stores, spares stores and all other storage areas are cleaned on a daily basis; • Ensure all hangar support equipment are stored in their designated areas and remain clean at all times. Qualifications & Experience: • Grade 10; • Driver’s license Code 8; • Experience in an aviation company in a similar role will be an added advantage. Competencies: KNOWLEDGE • Machine and workshop safety; • Aircraft operation procedures & standards; • Aircraft cleaning agents and associated safety precautions; • Aircraft ground handling procedures; • Customer service. SKILLS • Good communication; • Good time management; • Safety conscious; • Good interpersonal interactions; • Customer orientation; • Adaptation to change. ATTRIBUTES • Ability to use power tools and equipment; • Prioritisation to meet deadlines; • Working within a diverse team; • Handling pressure without supervision; • Orientation to effective service delivery.

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