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Transnet is a world class company where anyone can grow to their full potential if they attend courses offered to enhance any career an individual might be interested in
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Great opportunity to gain experience and grow within the company.

A typical day at work: starts of with morning team meetings which covers daily objectives, safety, progress etc.what you learned: I learnt a lot and gained valuable experience in my field. also attended training programs to broaden my skill sets.Workplace culture: the culture is based on hard work, safety, respect and being reliable. The hardest part of the job: working outdoors can pose difficulties. The most enjoyable part of the job: working on new projects and gaining new skills.

Pros

Training and development, excellent staff facilitates: Gym, library. new projects

Cons

long hours, working in outdoor environment
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Productive

Very productive and fun to work .you learn to be more extra carefully and to work as a team most important. Slow In promotions .it was a dangerous job

Pros

No free lunches

Cons

Long hours
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Its relaxing

My workplace is a comfortable as being at home.i enjoy my work not complicated and fun to do ,not stressong at all nd you get time to further your studies

Pros

nothing

Cons

Long hours
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Productive and fun place with guaranteed job security and flexible working hours.

The work is flexible, and support a work balance. I learnt how to manage projects that involve maintenance of asset, and maintain a healthy asset life-cycle.
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Stressful

The company advertises one’s position when one is still employed in the same role. One would have to reapply for their position and be interviewed whilst in the job already. People act in roles for over two years

Pros

Competent remuneration

Cons

Politicised environment
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very productive

Transnet is a very good company with the best culture chatter and environment to grow as an employee...They also have well trained management and the best disciplinary codes
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Management bullying

Management at Transnet are way too bullying in a way that you cant raise your word to them. They are not ashamed to tell you how muxh they fire employees foe no reasin. They always make sure they are best friends to their seniors so thar one you report their bad doings they y know they are covered. They don't do their work than shifting blame to orhers. I have experienced that from 4 different managers i worked with.
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Most employees living transnet are not checked what is the reason of resignation mostly is depression.

To work at Transnet was so stressful, especially there was no communication, no job security, bullying, there is a gap between juniors and managers although you are all working into same company
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It's very good company to for in this country

Willing to work for that company again it's a good company and good more special if you are educated person you can be where ever you want to be its little bit hard for those who not educated i feel they don't do enough for them,that company is good talking care for they customers and safety those two things is they're priority 24/7

Pros

No

Cons

Yes
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Safety and fun workplace.

I felt so overwhelmed by the job at Transnet. I was learning something new everyday.I was a site clerk but I also curious to know other people's tasks.

Pros

Free lunches when we work away from homes.

Cons

Flexible hours
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Room for growth and employee development programs available

Once in a lifetime experience, an opportunity that comes once in a lifetime, there are wellness programs which assist employees with general health care, including daily running clinic and Dr available. Salary packages are designed to accommodate needs of all employees, Family Day for family members of all employees. Transnet allow any pays tuition fees for those employees who want to further their education, CSI program which supports neighbouring less fortunate community around their establishment.

Pros

Women's Day gifts, Employees wellness program, World AIDS Day function and gift

Cons

Very Operational environment, Safety precautions are very important
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Productive, very objective, and enjoyable free-spirited atmosphere

Some start flexy hours mainly managers, start your day browsing through your diary and plan your day accordingly, go through your emails answer them asap, attend to meetings as per your diary.Some of the meetings depends on your what position one holds, because there's different stroke for different folks.I was a manager so once I've gone through all my emails and finished my meetings I attended to my daily work as per my KPA's, KPI's and job description.

Pros

Lots of benefit's e.g., 13th cheques, profit sharing, medical aid etc

Cons

Depends on your position, yes one might have some long hours and might have to work under extreme pressure at times
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Work like hard all the time and make sure the time. All things make right at the work loving your work and your department.

Do your work all the time and enjoy the work make sure all things.and make sure thing is right that are you needed at work. Make sure the time is good

Pros

30 minutes

Cons

7 to 5
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Excessive bureaucracy

Redtape is a blocker to innovation & progress. Remuneration not market related.Career progession limited.Lots of favouritism, people don't get promoted based on merit, they are promoted because they are friends with the hiring manager.

Pros

Learn to navigate corporate politics & work within lots on ambiguity

Cons

Long hours, micro-management, favouritism, management by fear
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Productive and fun

Exciting, fast paced,fun working. Growth opportunities. Have different challenges everyday, which make it exciting. Growing in the company. Working over

Pros

Growth

Cons

Long distance and hours
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The workplace culture at Transnet is respect is much more enphasised, that's we are all equal in the workplace,

The productive and fun workplace in our company is in higher level especially fun workplace the workers are more fun and friendly that's what I can say with a company

Pros

We have no free lunches at Transnet

Cons

We work normal working hours
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Very different work place and there’s a lot to learn

There’s a lot of career opportunities within this organisation and a great potential for career growth. Although the division I work for RME operates like a contractor with the bulk of the low skilled works in-sourced. There are several other high skilled projects out sourced. In overall someone with a Civil Engineering back ground receives a good hands-on work experience from the organisation

Pros

The organisation currently relyon short term contract appointments for a lot of their work

Cons

There’s a lot of daily driving required for various departments as part of the works
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Productive and excellent treatment

The company takes a lot of precautions when it comes to safety,and empowering every worker within it.you get a choice to select any training you fill like you want to do.

Pros

You have a voice to every decision. Within the team

Cons

Working material sometimes comes late.
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Productive

For I enjoy working with them , communication between workers was little bit poor ,but the management didn't know .we do lot of traveling but at the end job is job.

Pros

No

Cons

Yes
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A very good company to work for

DiverseProductive growth and many more exciting stuffi did many analytics projectsProcess auditsworked well with the continuous improvement team and a lot more
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Based on 1 208 reviews

Ratings by category

3,8 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3,8 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3,9 out of 5 stars for Job Security/Advancement
3,6 out of 5 stars for Management
3,8 out of 5 stars for Culture
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