Engineering Internship


Engineering Internship; VAR121/20GS

Seriti Coal

Emalahleni, Mpumalanga


Closing Date 15 January 2021

Job Description

When applying, please submit a PDF version of your CV together with certified copies (certification within a 3-month period) of your ID, Drivers and qualifications.




The role:

The role is a developmental role, with the primary purpose being to learn through experiential learning about the Engineering function and to obtain the Government Certificate of Competency. The successful candidate will complete a structured development programme to be able to fulfil a substantial position within Seriti.

Complete Development Programme within the 30-month timeframe and compile evidence of work experience in line with Engineering Council of South Africa’s requirements
Present on key learnings to the Operational Management Team after each phase is completed and identify a project at the beginning of second year of developmental programme to present on at the completion of the programme
Attend all formal courses and seminars as prescribed in the development programme and actively participate in all opportunities for development
Act in the capacity of other roles in the discipline as and when required and deliver on role outcomes as expected in an acting capacity as well as to suggest and advise on improvements
Identify, propose and participate in improvement or value-add projects relevant to the engineering discipline by conducting research and benchmarking against other divisions and industries as well as networking with key internal and external stakeholders
Identify and engage with technical coach and mentor


You will need:

BTech / Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering (NQF Level 7) or a National Certificate N6
Sound references from previous employers or learning institutions
Proven vacation work within industry
Proven completion of a relevant project related to field of study
Prior temporary working experience in field of study will be advantageous
Understanding of relevant legislation pertaining to the Mining Industry including the Mine Health and Safety Act and ability to interpret relevant legislation correctly
Basic knowledge of Seriti business principles and values will be advantageous
Understanding of the Seriti core value chain and Operational codes of practices, procedures, standards and guidelines
Understanding of the machinery and equipment used on the operations
Proven theoretical knowledge in field of study
Proven successful safety record
Sense of maturity and eagerness to learn
Self-starter and motivated
Business Writing Skills
Analytical Skills and Problem-Solving Skills
Conflict Handling Skills
Numerate skills
Planning and Organisation Skills
Computer skills (MS Office)
Valid Driver’s Licence
In possession of a Certificate of Fitness or be able to obtain it

Ref No: VAR121/20GS

Closing date: 16 January 2021



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A CV with certified copies (certification within a 3-month period) of relevant qualifications, together with ID document & valid driver’s license must be accompanied with your application.

Appointments will be made in line with Employment Equity targets.

All applicants are thanked for their interest.

Applications which have not been responded to within 30 days of closing date should be regarded as unsuccessful.

Communication will be with shortlisted candidates only.