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Internships for Environmental/ Geology/ Mining Engineering/ Survey graduates at Seriti

VOHE Intern, C3, VAR092/23GS - VOHE Seriti Emalahleni, Mpumalanga Internship Closing Date 07 November 2023 Job Details Division Various Collieries Minimum experience Internship Company primary industry Mining and Metals Job functional area Functional Area 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. VOHE INTERN, C3: SERITI COAL & POWER, VARIOUS COLLIERIES INTERNAL & EXTERNAL (FIXED TERM CONTRACT) The role: The role is a developmental role, with the primary purpose being to learn through experiential learning about the VOHE (Ventilation and Occupational Hygiene Engineering) function and to start working towards the Certificate in Mine Environmental Control. The successful candidate will complete a structured development programme to be able to fulfil a substantial position within Seriti. The duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Complete Development Programme within the 24-month timeframe

  • 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 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:

  • BSc Environmental / Geology / Mining Engineering / Survey or BTech Mining Engineering

  • Sound references from previous employers or learning institutions

  • Proven completion of a relevant project related to field of study

  • Proven theoretical knowledge in field of study

  • Understanding of relevant legislation pertaining to the Mining Industry including the Mine Health and Safety Act and ability to interpret relevant legislation correctly

  • Sense of maturity and eagerness to learn

  • Self-starter and motivated

  • Business writing skills

  • Planning and organisation skills

  • Computer skills (MS Office)

  • Valid driver’s license

  • In possession or able to obtain a valid Certificate of Fitness


  • Studying towards an intermediate certificate in Mine Environmental Control

  • Prior temporary working experience in field of study

  • Basic knowledge of Seriti business principles and values

  • Understanding of the Seriti core value chain and Operational codes of practices, procedures, standards and guidelines

Ref No: VAR092/23GS - VOHE Closing date: 07 November 2023


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