How to Apply for City of Joburg Electrical Engineering Internship 2024

Are you an aspiring electrical engineer looking for an internship opportunity? The City of Johannesburg (CoJ) is offering an exciting internship through its Environmental and Infrastructure Service Department (EISD), specifically within the Energy branch. This internship provides invaluable experience in the field, allowing you to gain technical and administrative skills while contributing to the city’s energy sector. Here’s a comprehensive guide on how to apply for the City of Johannesburg Electrical Engineering Internship 2024.

Internship Overview

Department: Environmental and Infrastructure Service Department (EISD)
Branch: Energy
Designation: Internship: Energy
Duration: Up to 18 months
Location: Traduna House, 118 Jorissen Street, Braamfontein


  • Qualification completed (minimum 360 credits): R9 531.54 per month (Basic Salary, no benefits)
  • Enrolled as a student: R3 500.00 per month (Basic salary, no benefits)

Minimum Requirements

To qualify for this internship, you need to meet the following criteria:

  • Educational Background: Grade 12/NQF level 4 plus a Higher National Diploma or Degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Residency: Only residents of the City of Johannesburg will be considered.

Key Responsibilities

As an intern in the Energy branch, you will be expected to:

  • Assist in developing policies, strategies, and plans for city compliance and support.
  • Monitor compliance with the National Rationalized Specifications (NRSs).
  • Participate in service delivery inspections at various sites.
  • Provide oversight on high-priority projects implemented by the Entity.
  • Monitor the implementation of priority projects in line with the Service Delivery Agreement (SDA).
  • Resolve queries and issues to improve service delivery and customer satisfaction.
  • Substantiate site visit reports with corresponding evidence.
  • Develop the Energy Service Delivery Framework for the organization.
  • Engage stakeholders on all energy matters within the city.

Skills and Competencies

Successful candidates should possess:

  • Knowledge of the electricity sector and its business functions.
  • Computer literacy, including proficiency in MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Strong communication and coordinating skills.
  • Effective report writing abilities.
  • Good time management and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, collaborate, and work with integrity and attention to detail.
  • Professionalism and adherence to Customer and Service Delivery Management (Batho Pele) ethics.

Application Process

Closing Date: Monday, 08 July 2024

Application Link: Apply Online Here

Contact Person: Revonal Mckenzie
Tel No: (011) 082 7999

Important Notes:

  • Only online applications submitted through the provided link will be considered.
  • If you do not receive a notification of appointment or response within six weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.
  • By applying for this position, you consent to the use of your personal information for the purposes of the recruitment and selection process. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Steps to Apply

  1. Prepare Your Documents:
    • Ensure you have a digital copy of your Grade 12/NQF level 4 certificate.
    • Prepare your Higher National Diploma/Degree in Electrical Engineering certificate.
    • Have proof of residency in the City of Johannesburg.
  2. Access the Application Form:
  3. Complete the Application:
    • Fill out the application form accurately with all required details.
    • Upload the necessary documents as prompted.
  4. Submit the Application:
    • Review your application to ensure all information is correct.
    • Submit your application before the closing date, 08 July 2024.
  5. Await Response:
    • Monitor your email and phone for any communication from the City of Johannesburg regarding your application status.


The City of Johannesburg’s Electrical Engineering Internship 2024 is a fantastic opportunity for aspiring electrical engineers to gain hands-on experience and contribute to the city’s energy sector. Ensure you meet all the requirements and submit a complete application by the deadline. Good luck!

For more information and updates, visit the City of Johannesburg website.

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