Sol Plaatje Local Municipality Graduate Programme 2013

By | May 11, 2020

Sol Plaatje Local Municipality Graduate Programme 2013

Closing Date: 8 January 2013 at 16:00

Applications are hereby invited for a Graduate Training Programme in the below-mentioned disciplines at Sol Plaatje Local Municipality in the Frances Baard District area:

  • Civil Engineer (x1)
  • Civil Technologist (x2)
  • Environmental Scientist/Water Resource Manager (x1)
  • Civil Technicians (x2)
  • Electrical Technicians (x2)
  • Town Planners (x2)
  • Property Developer (x1)
  • Building Controllers (x1)
  • Fitter and Turners (x4)
  • Pipe Fitters (x4)

(3-year contract) (Ref. 2012/76)

Sol Plaatjie Local Municipality will provide the recent graduates with experiential training that will result in the development of their technical knowledge.  The focus is on training to become registered professionals with the respective professional bodies. The interns will be trained by Sol Plaatje Local Municipality for the duration of the contract. Candidates may apply for vacant posts as qualified professionals on completion of the training.

The interns will receive the following fixed stipends per annum with no additional benefits:

Position Salary
Civil Engineer; Technologist; Environmental Scientist/Water Resource Manager R174 000
Civil Technicians; Electrical Technicians; Town Planners R96 000
Property Developer R72 000
Building Controllers R54 000
Fitter and Turners and Pipe Fitters: R48 000
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Minimum Requirements

Position Requirement
Civil Engineer and Technologist BSc/BEng/ BTech (Civil Engineering)
Scientists BSc/BTech (Chemistry, Micro Biology, Etc.)
Technicians National Diploma (Civil /Electrical Engineering)
Town Planner National Diploma [Town Planning (2 years completed)]
Property Developer Property Development/Management or Legal qualification. Knowledge of property transactions.
Building Controllers National Diploma (Building Management)
Fitter and Turners N2 certificate With the relevant Trade Theory

A Code 08/EB driver’s licence is preferred.

Key skills and knowledge: ● Results-driven ●  Team player  ●  Customer-focused ●  Knowledge of engineering principles With the ability to apply this knowledge ●  The ability to communicate well at all levels ● The ability to plan and organise workload effectively to enhance performance.

Key responsibilities: ● during the training ● Engineering Interns will be expected to successfully demonstrate all proficiencies as determined by the respective professional bodies for the graduate development programme in the respective disciplines.

Preference will be given to applicants who permanently reside in the Frances Baard District Area ● The programme is restricted to South African citizens only. An appointment will also be made in the context of the Employment Equity Act.

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The programme is strictly for unemployed graduates.

How To Apply

Interested persons are requested to submit a Sol Plaatje application form (not Z83), together with their CVs and certified copies of qualifications:  or fax to 086 650 0314. Application forms can be obtained from the Sol Plaatje Municipality, Civic Building, or ask for them per e-mail

Telephonic Enquiries: Miss Christine Janse, tel. (053) 830-6705.

Short-listed candidates may be subjected to competency assessment or security clearance and will be required to produce original certificates. If you do not receive a reply within four (4) weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.