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Date: Oct 10, 2017

Location: Midrand, ZA

Company: Golder Associates

Water Resources Intern

Location: ZA-Midrand
Posted Date: 7 days ago
Job ID: 2017-13399
Area of Interest: EN - Groundwater
Job Type: Parttime
# of Positions: 1
Education (Minimum): Diploma
Experience (Years): 1
SLP: J2WCIVILCONST, J2WENVIRONMENT, J2WGRADVAC, J2WMINE

Job Responsibilities

Golder Associates is seeking a Water Resources Intern to join the Mine Water Division to provide water engineering services with regards to mine water management and assessment and water balance evaluation. This is a temporary position for a period of six months.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
* Assist with the specific Water Research Commission project focused on Water Conservation / Water Demand Management
* Conduct site visits to assess mine water management
* Collect and collate data and information relevant for the assessment of the water saving initiatives
* Analyse and assess data and perform water balance calculations
* Conduct telephone interviews / surveys
* Conduct presentations to mines and at WRC reference group meetings
* Report writing

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
* Degree / Diploma in Civil/Chemical Engineering Minimum
* 0 -1 Years’ experience post-graduation
* High attention to details, understands concepts of water management industry
* MS Word, MS Excel (Advanced), MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook , MS Projects

COMPETENCIES
* The employee has basic skills in core technical areas and limited specialist skills.
* Works with specific and regular direction from intermediate and senior staff.
* Interacts regularly with the direct line of report and project manager.
* Makes decisions only in limited situations with direction from intermediate and senior staff.
* Delivers project activities linked to the day to day project requirements with a major focus on data collection.
* Employees focus on setting a positive example by identifying and reporting hazards, near misses and incidents.
* Displays a ‘safety first’ focus.
* Employee actively raise safety issues to the attention of peers, contractors and visitors and assist in seeking resolution to the issues identified.
* Communicates clearly and consistently the importance of health and safety and recognizes those who show the right behaviours.
* Standards / Processes / Procedures

ATTRIBUTES
* Ownership attitude: cares, takes pride in their work, takes ownership of assigned tasks and role, accountable for assigned tasks/responsibilities
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Shows initiative: proactively does more than expected, looks beyond assigned tasks.
* Enthusiastic: positive, eager, wants to get involved.
* Learning and growth: desire for continuous self-improvement, takes feedback well, wants to learn and improve.
* Willing to ask questions: wants to understand our business.
* Versatile/flexible: willing to try different things.
* Good communication: clearly expresses their ideas, speaks clearly, and writes well.
* Detail and quality focus: has a high standard of care in all they do, takes pride in their work, sets high standards for their work, pays attention to details, double checks their work.
* Good Judgement: confidence to ask questions, knows when to and is willing to ask for help.
* Organisation: ability to prioritize time and demands, juggle multiple tasks.
* Work ethic: able to apply their education or experience to work situations.

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