National Specialist Jobs in Transnet Vacancies 2023 | Apply For Jobs in Johannesburg, Gauteng


  • Hiring Organisation: Transnet Careers
  • Vacant Position: National Specialist
  • Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • Required Qualification:┬áRelevant Qualification
  • Salary: R 195000.00-465000.00 Yearly
  • Last Date: 31/03/2023

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Job Description:

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Operating Division : Transnet Property

Position Title : National Specialist: Mechanical

Employee Group : Permanent

Department : Facilities Mngt

Location : Johannesburg

Reporting To : Manager: CAPEX Portfolio

Grade Level : F

Reference Number : 80000547

Position Purpose:

Design, co-ordinate and manage Mechanical Engineering CAPEX projects from conceptualization to handover, in

accordance with policies, procedures and standards to provide optimal building infrastructure solutions.

Position outputs:

Design, co-ordinate and manage mechanical engineering projects from conceptualisation to handover, in accordance with

policies, procedures and standards to provide optimal building infrastructure solutions.

Research and presentation of innovative solutions to Engineering problems

Analysis of client user requirements and suggest engineering specifications

Completing technical reports and other documentation

Inspecting of completed installations to ensure conformance to design and equipment specifications and compliance with

operational and safety standards.


Review technical drawings, specifications of mechanical systems, and topographical maps to ensure that installation and

operations conform to standards and customer requirements

Attend scheduled design and progress meetings

Proper assessment of viability against feasibility criteria

Ensure that external contractors fully understand client/ business needs when design work is outsourced

Provide input to conceptual and detailed engineering and Mechanical system designs

Update technical documentation and plans for future reference

Compile tender specifications, evaluate proposals, and recommend contactors

Successful commissioning and client handover of projects

Provide ad hoc operational support and assistance /advice including post project completion support

In time compilation and submission of projections, plans and fund allocation to support Capex processes

Oversee the development of proposals and specifications, select preferred suppliers, and negotiate contracts, considering

cost, quality, and empowerment requirements

Manage the delivery lifecycle of the project (Plan, Execute, Design, Test,

Implementation and Training)

Provide professional advice and expertise to ad hoc and special projects, as required

Develop a detailed project budget within the approved business case budget

Accurate preparation of technical input specification and evaluation of tenders and RFQ’s in liaison with Procurement/ legal,

stakeholders & clients

Build and maintain positive relationships with all Internal and external stakeholders through frequent communication and

feedback sessions business to enable and optimise

Managing Technical operations: All facilities require engineers to manage their day to day technical operations & critical


Project Management – MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL, PLUMBING (MEP engineering) to ensure the vendors implement the

design in the areas of mechanical, electrical, and/or plumbing systems for any new or upcoming site ensures that its done as

per the design intent

Implementing and coordinating the maintenance plans for area of responsibility including but not limited to lifts, shafts

plumbing, fire control systems, escalators levers.

Implement Maintenance Standard Operating Procedures

Adhere to all and assess OHSA regulations, SHEQ regulations and Company policies and procedures

To monitor asset condition and propose remedial actions in order to meet the life expectancy of the assets.

To manage technical team ensuring Specific Measurable Achievable Realistic Timebound objectives are in place and ensure

performances are assessed on regular.

To supervise and ensure the safe operation of plant and machinery.

Qualifications & Experience:

NQF 7/8, B.Eng./BSc/BTECH (Mechanical or Electro-Mechanical)
Project Management Qualification or Accreditation (PMP and/or SACPCMP) is an added advantage
Be registered as a Professional Engineer or be eligible and intend to register as a Professional Engineer within 2 years with
the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA)
Minimum 5 years in Engineering/Projects/Maintenance/Facilities environment including experience in all aspects of design,
specifications, and implementation of building services, air conditioning, and fire protection
Project and Contract management experience a Government Certificate of Competency is highly advantageous
Fire systems experience is highly advantageous


Knowledge required:
Good knowledge and understanding of Project Management
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Ability to communicate and work well with other departments.
Understanding of the Building regulations
Understanding of procurement/supply chain processes


Heating, Ventilation, and Airconditioning Systems
Fire detection systems
Lifts and escalators
Knowledge of PMBOK/Prince II/AGILE project methodologies
Experience in plant / heavy/plumbing (water) manufacturing environment
Experience in fire control systems

Skills Required:
Compliance Management
Contract Management
Negotiation Skills
Assertive and driven
Strong Interpersonal and Leadership skills
Ability to operate independently
Communication skills
Hands-on management approach
Ability to operate in a matrix structure
People skills
Advanced Computer Skills


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