3 x Civil Engineering Graduate Internship Opportunities at Namakwa Municipality

Are you a recent Civil Engineering graduate eager to launch your career in a distinctive and vibrant environment? The Namakwa District Municipality (NDM) in the stunning region of Namaqualand, Northern Cape, presents a unique opportunity to join their team, contribute to vital infrastructure projects, and immerse yourself in the local culture and breathtaking landscapes. With its head office in Springbok and a regional office in Calvinia, NDM is dedicated to fostering diversity and inclusion, and they are currently seeking talented individuals for an exciting new role.


3-Year Contract Reference: 15/2024

Requirements and Experience:

  • A completed National Diploma in Civil Engineering
  • A valid Code B driver’s license
  • No prior experience required
  • Must be able to work independently and diligently

Key Performance Areas:

  • Planning and executing visual evaluations for paved and gravel roads according to TMH9 specifications
  • Planning, arranging, and undertaking traffic counts at specified locations
  • Planning, arranging, and inspecting all ancillary assets
  • Updating bridge inventory information
  • Ensuring projects are documented within guidelines set by the supervisor
  • Completing tasks according to program schedules
  • Attending meetings, reporting, and presenting progress

Salary and Benefits:

  • All-inclusive salary: R 305,581 per annum
  • Benefits include medical aid, pension, and group life insurance, included in the salary package
  • Proof of medical membership must be provided to qualify for benefits

Application Details:

Interested candidates should submit originally certified copies of their identity document, qualifications, driver’s license, and two recent references or testimonials (younger than one year), along with a full Curriculum Vitae. Incomplete applications will not be considered.


  • If you do not hear from NDM within 14 days of the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.
  • No faxes and late applications will be considered.
  • Candidates who do not meet the requirements should not apply.
  • Application forms must be signed, and the prescribed NDM form must be completed, not a Z83 form.
  • A separate application form with proof is required for each post.
  • Successful candidates must register with SARS and provide proof of registration.
  • Women, youth, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates may be subjected to security and reference checks during the interview process.

How to Apply:

Send your completed application to:

The Municipal Manager
Namakwa District Municipality
Hendrik J Visser Building
Private Bag X20

Closing Date: 21 June 2024 at 12:00

Further Enquiries:

This is a golden opportunity to advance your career while being part of the vibrant community of Namaqualand. Don’t miss out on this chance to grow professionally and personally in one of South Africa’s most enchanting regions. Apply today!

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