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Digby Wells Environmental: Mine Closure Intern 2024 New Application

Digby Wells Environmental is seeking a dedicated and motivated individual to join our team as a Mine Closure Intern. This internship offers a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in mine closure planning and environmental management within the mining sector. The successful candidate will work closely with our experienced professionals, contributing to various aspects of mine closure projects and gaining valuable insight into the industry.

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  • Assist in the development and implementation of mine closure plans, including reclamation and rehabilitation strategies.
  • Conduct fieldwork and data collection activities to support mine closure assessments and monitoring.
  • Support environmental impact assessments and regulatory compliance efforts related to mine closure activities.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to integrate environmental, social, and economic considerations into closure planning processes.
  • Analyze environmental data and assist in preparing technical reports and presentations.
  • Participate in stakeholder engagement activities, including meetings with community members, regulatory agencies, and other stakeholders.
  • Stay updated on industry best practices, regulatory requirements, and emerging trends in mine closure and environmental management.
  • Currently enrolled in a degree program in environmental science, environmental engineering, mining engineering, or a related field.
  • Strong interest in environmental management, sustainability, and the mining industry.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Previous experience or coursework in environmental impact assessment, mine closure planning, or related areas is preferred but not required.
  • Valid driver's license and willingness to travel to project sites as needed.
Job Benefits
  • Professional Development: Gain valuable hands-on experience and mentorship from industry experts, enhancing your skills and knowledge in environmental management and mine closure planning.
  • Networking Opportunities: Collaborate with professionals from diverse backgrounds and establish connections within the mining and environmental sectors.
  • Paid Internship: Receive competitive compensation for your contributions during the internship period.
  • Flexible Work Arrangements: Enjoy flexibility in work hours and the opportunity to balance academic commitments with internship responsibilities.
  • Travel Opportunities: Participate in fieldwork and site visits, gaining exposure to different mining operations and environments.
  • Exposure to Industry Best Practices: Learn about industry-leading practices in environmental sustainability, regulatory compliance, and stakeholder engagement.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and a cover letter detailing their qualifications and interest in the Mine Closure Intern position at Digby Wells Environmental. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

At Digby Wells Environmental, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace environment. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds and identities. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Environmental Services
Job Location
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2000, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
May 2, 2024
Valid through
February 28, 2028
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