Umgeni Water Graduate Internships

Umgeni Water, based in Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu-Natal, is inviting applications for its 2017/18 Graduate internships. Umgeni water will provide the recently qualified graduates (only those graduates who have never been employed) with experiential training that will result in the development of their technical knowledge leading to their registration as professional engineers with Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA). On completion of the training programme trainees will be required to apply the knowledge and skills learned to Municipalities in KwaZulu Natal and OR Tambo District Municipality as identified by Umgeni Water and National Treasury.

During the training, the interns will be expected to successfully demonstrate all proficiencies as determined by ECSA for the graduate development programme in their respective disciplines.

What are the requirements?

  • Have a BSc in Civil, Mechanical, Chemical and Electrical Engineering.
  • An unendorsed code 08/ EB driver’s licence is a compulsory requirement.
  • We are looking for a results – driven person, *a team player who is customer focused* has knowledge of engineering principles and has an ability to apply this knowledge * an ability to communicate well at all levels * an ability to plan and organise workloads effectively and enhance performance.

How to apply?

Interested persons are requested to submit their applications and supporting documents online by clicking here and submiting their CVs and attach relevant certified copies of qualifications OR they can post these together with their application letter to P O Box 9, Pietermaritzburg, 3200 clearly indicating the position being applied for and reference number. Applications without relevant certified copies will not be considered.

Closing date: 20 September 2017

Please note: First preference will be given to applicants who have recently qualified, unemployed and permanent residents of the identified municipalities. The programme is restricted to South African Citizens. Appointment will also be made in the context of Employment Equity. Short-listed applicants may be subjected to competency assessment/ or security clearance and will be required to produce original certificate.

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