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Submit CV: Grade 12/N3 Shunter Vacancy at Sappi
March 29, 2016 Grade 12 jobs

Sappi Saiccor is looking for a suitably qualified candidate to carry out shunting duties under the loco drivers instructions. This position is based at the mill  in Umkomaas,

Whether you’re mild or wild at heart, you could have what it takes to work in forestry. Sappi is a producer of coated woodfree paper which is used in publications such as annual reports, catalogues, brochures and magazines.


  • NQF Level 4 qualification (Grade 12/N3) with Maths and or Science
  • Experience in a similar environment will be considered advantageous


  • Fill sand boxes with dry screened sand using bucket during every shift
  • Cleaning the diesel loco cab and windows as instructed by the locomotive driver
  • Couple and uncouple automatic couplers and flexible vacuum pipes using release cable also airbrake as per vacuum systems
  • Release vacuum breaks by apparatus or by hand
  • Ensure that level crossings are protected and clear of any objects, people and vehicles as per Rail Transport procedure
  • Ensure that the line you intend entering with rolling stock is safe and clear of any obstacles and obstruction’s  before entering that line
  • Compy with all plant PPE requirements

Key competencies  / skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Safety Awareness
  • Understand working of air brake system

How to apply

Closing date is 01 April 2016.

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