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Intern, Project Management/ Project Controls/ Construction Management

City of Johannesburg, Gauteng 13 July


  • Description

  • We have internships across SA and we will match you to what makes sense for you and our available opportunities.

    Under immediate direction and guidance of a Project Manager, the intern may assist in various stages of a project’s lifecycle: initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and controlling, closing, and servicing of a utilities construction project. Internship assignments will be in the Electric Power Infrastructure or the Oil and Gas Infrastructure segment, and may contain an environmental component.
    While duties and responsibilities will vary across Operating Units, they may include:
    Work with Project Manager for the review of the cost, schedule, safety, quality, and completion of construction projects
    Assist in preparation and maintenance of construction progress reports, re-projections, files, etc., required for the construction of a project
    Assist with development of project estimates, pricing, and schedules
    Assist in creation and maintenance of schedules, budgets, etc., as needed for support of project
    Assist in preparation and maintenance of cash flows, monthly billing, and assist in preparing and obtaining change orders for assigned projects
    Monitor and report on the health of a project
    Make safety a top priority at all times
    Work effectively with all divisions of your assigned Operating Unit
    Spend time at job sites to gain hands-on knowledge and additional training in construction and design
    Bring potential project-related problems and possible solutions to the attention of the responsible party
    Intern may frequently be required to sit, stand; walk; use hands and reach with hands and arms
    Intern may be required to work outdoors under a variety of weather conditions
    Intern may be required to lift and / or move up to 25 pounds
    Other duties as required

    Must be a full-time student, currently enrolled in a Construction Management or similar program; at minimum candidate must have completed their sophomore year (Other programs will be considered on a case by case basis)

    Demonstrates the following:
    Basic oral and written communication skills
    Familiarity with common word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, project management, e-mail software
    Willingness to travel as needed
    Self-starter with the ability to manage his / her time and resources
    Strong interpersonal and relationship building ability
    Ability to be flexible and maintain a positive attitude
    Determined and trustworthy
    Preferred (not required):
    Basic proficiency of Construction Management practical applications
    Knowledge of environmental aspects (i.e. storm water management)
    Familiarity with geographic information system (GIS), i.e., maps, google earth, etc.
    Educational, internship, or professional experience in design or construction of utilities and / or industrial equipment and systems
    Experience in supervision or management of people or projects
    General understanding of budgeting and other basic business management concepts
    Bilingual abilities
    Must be at least 18 years of age and legally authorized to work in SA on a permanent basis

  • Number of vacancies: 100
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Grade 12 /N4 (Matric)
  • Years of experience: 2
  • Driver's license: C1
  • Availability for travel: Yes
  • Availability for change of residence: Yes

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