Petra Diamonds 2020 Geology Internship

Petra Diamonds SA invites candidates who are newly qualified and interested in gaining workplace experience in the mining sector in the discipline of Geology to apply for the Young Graduate Work Experience Project. This position is at Koffiefontein Diamond Mine, Koffiefontein (Free State).

Minimum Requirements:

  • Grade 12
  • Honours Degree in Geology
  • Proven computer literacy in MS Office
  • Valid driver’s license

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follow a programme to gain workplace experience within specified areas and sections
  • Execute project-based work related to the field of Geology
  • Work in designated areas according to the Mine’s Standard Operating Procedures
  • Work according to the applicable Policies and Procedures
  • Submit progress reports to supervisor for assessment

Other Skills/Competencies:

  • Attention to detail
  • Analytical skills
  • Communication skills
  • Show initiative and be self-motivated

PLEASE NOTE: Preference will be given to children of employees and candidates with the required qualifications who are residing in the host communities of the operation in question, and who are citizens of South Africa.

Petra Diamonds is an equal opportunity employer. Preference will be given to suitable candidates from the designated groups in line with the Company’s Employment Equity Policy and Plan as well as the criteria above. Pre-screening, profile testing, assessments, induction, medical and security clearance form part of the recruitment and selection process. Short listed candidates will be required to attend a panel interview. Employment of the successful candidate is subject to the aforementioned criteria.

Please complete an application form (CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD) and forward, together with your résumé, qualifications and ID, to by 28 February 2020. Please note, applications must be sent to the correct e-mail as indicated. Incomplete application forms and documentation will not be considered.

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. Petra Diamonds reserves the right not to fill this position.

If you have not heard from us within 30 days of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

Please note that Petra Diamonds does not at any time require any form of payment for recruitment purposes. If you are approached in this regard, you should report the incident immediately via one of the following hotlines:

Toll Free: 0800 007 247; Phone Call: +27 31 571 5573; Fax: +27 31 560 7395; Email:; Post: KZ 138, Umhlanga Rocks, 4320; Website:

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