Qualification to work at Transnet

The simple Qualification to work at Transnet is Grade 12 or NQF4 compulsory.

How To Apply For Jobs At Transnet

According to Transnet’s website, the company is a world-class employer with a highly motivated workforce exceeding 55 000 permanent employees.

The company values 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 their employees excel in achieving their desired potential.

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

Transnet has the vision to become Africa’s world champion in transport and logistics solutions, Transnet SOC Limited has its roots established in resourcefulness and transformation.

The Transnet company also claims to proudly operate and control South Africa’s major transport infrastructure.

Employment equity also remains a priority on their transformation agenda. Employing the best-skilled people in the industry is important to the success and sustainability of their company.

“It is through our staff that we realise our aspirations and deliver on our strategic goals and objectives,” stated the website.

If you are interested in applying for jobs at Transnet, here is what you need to know:

  • Previous Transnet employees: Do not need to Register again.
  • New Transnet applicants: Please send your old SAP No or ID No to careers-help@transnet.net

Once you have registered, Transnet will update your LOGIN parameters and update your mail address. Your Username and Password will be emailed to you.

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 their employment opportunities, you can browse through the vacancies by clicking on the Transnet jobs search button.

To apply for any of the vacant positions advertised, you would need to register as an applicant.

Once you have registered; you may log in at any time to:

  • Create/update your profile.
  • Change your personal details e.g. email address and contact numbers.
  • Change user name & password.
  • Create job alerts.
  • Search and apply for vacant positions.
  • Apply for vacant positions using a reference code as advertised.
  • Withdraw an existing application.
  • Track the status of vacancies applied for.


o become a Transnet supplier, please respond to the tender requirements as stipulated.

Ensure that all information is completed before submission with the requested documentation. Transnet will assess whether your business complies with certain preset standards which are required in order to supply certain items or services.

Publication of tender

When Transnet needs to procure goods, services or works, it does so through one of its procurement mechanisms, usually either an open tender process or a call for quotes. In addition to this website (Transnet SOC Ltd TendersTransnet Port Terminals RFQ/TendersTransnet Freight Rail Tenders ), you can access National Treasury’s eTender Publication portal;

 www.etenders.gov.za  or https://registers.cidb.org.za/PublicTenders/TenderSearch for construction tenders.

Regarding quotations, Transnet will normally approach at least 3 suppliers to quote for requirements or publish the requirement on this website and the eTender Publication portal.

Transnet does not have its own database of prospective suppliers. It makes use of National Treasury’s Central Supplier Database (CSD). In order to be eligible to participate in Transnet’s procurement processes, your company must be registered on the CSD. The CSD can be accessed on https://secure.csd.gov.za/

Tender submission

Tenders must be placed in the prescribed tender box, or submitted electronically where instructed, at or before the closing time on the closing date. Late tenders will not be accepted.

Tender documents need to indicate contact details of person(s) who can be contacted regarding any clarification required. 

Fake and fraudulent tenders (RFPs) and requests for quotation (RFQs) scams 

Prospective suppliers are warned that fraudulent Requests for Proposals and Quotations are sent to suppliers using the Transnet name and logo from time to time. Suppliers are advised to verify the authenticity of suspicious RFQs and orders by calling the respective Transnet Operating Division using the contact details listed below or on Transnet’s website prior to responding to any RFQs or orders. Transnet will not be held liable for any delivery of goods for any fraudulent tenders or RFQs.

Division​Name​Email IdTelephone No
​TPT​Sindile Mxunyelwasindile.mxunyelwa@transnet.net​ 031 308 8389
​TFR​Prudence Nkabindeprudence.nkabinde@transnet.net  ​011 584 0821
​TE​Nompilo Dlaminitendercomplaints.transnetengineering
​012 391 1374
​TNPA​Kabelo Masemolakabelo.masemola@transnet.net​011 351 9109
​TPL​Mzwakhe Mhlongomzwakhe.mhlongo@transnet.net​031 361 1019
​TP​Risben Khozarisben.khoza@transnet.net​011 308 1049
​TCC​Nomasomi Mgandelanomasomi.mgandela@transnet.net​011 308 2360