A Career with Transnet  Transnet is engaged in the attraction and retention of talented individuals.


About the Organisation

Transnet is a State Owned Company (SOC), wholly owned by the Government of the Republic of South Africa and is the custodian of rail, ports and pipelines. We are responsible for enabling the competiveness, growth and development of the South African economy through delivering reliable freight transport and handling services to satisfy customer demand.

Transnet consists of:

Five core Operating Divisions:

  • Transnet Freight Rail (TFR)
  • Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA)
  • Transnet Port Terminals (TPT)
  • Transnet Engineering (TE), and
  • Transnet Pipelines (TPL)

Three Specialist Units:

  • Transnet Property (TP)
  • Transnet Foundation (TF), and
  • Transnet Capital Projects (TCP)

As a leading rail and logistics entity , we are expanding and transforming South Africa’s rail, port and pipeline infrastructure which will result in a significant increase in freight volumes, especially in commodities such as iron ore, coal and manganese. This will also lead to a significant modal shift from road to rail.

Transnet Careers

Welcome to the Transnet SOC Ltd Career Pages

Looking for an exciting opportunity to contribute to future economic growth of South Africa?

Transnet is a world-class employer with a highly motivated workforce exceeding 55 000 permanent employees. We value their dedication and commitment and embrace the importance of ensuring the right skills, capabilities and improved capacity is sustainable in the long-term by helping our employees excel in achieving their desired potential.

Our workplace reflects our dynamic and challenging environment and offers outstanding opportunities aiming at attracting results driven individuals who are suitably qualified and who have the necessary career prospects.

With a vision to become Africa’s world champion in transport and logistics solutions, Transnet SOC Limited has its roots established in resourcefulness and transformation. We proudly operate and control South Africa’s major transport infrastructure.

Transnet is committed towards working with our customers to suit their every need. We aim to create a working environment that attracts and retains the most talented people, enabling them to reach their full potential.

Employment equity also remains a priority on our transformation agenda. Employing the best skilled people in the industry is vital to the success and sustainability of our company . It is through our staff that we realise our aspirations and deliver on our strategic goals and objectives. Our core values include the following;

  • We DELIVER on our promises
  • We treat each other with DIGNITY and RESPECT
  • We have a SAFETY MINDSET
  • We recognise and REWARD GOOD WORK
  • We are EMPOWERED to perform in our jobs

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If you believe you have the right combination of passion, proficiency and tenacity to join our team, then perhaps Transnet is the place for you!

To view our employment opportunities, you can browse through our vacancies by clicking on the
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  • Create/update your profile,
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  • Create job alerts,
  • Search and apply for vacant positions,
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“We need to take charge of our destinies, to put our dreams into practical purpose to ensure they come to fruition” – Brian Molefe, Group Chief Executive, Transnet SOC Ltd.