Position title
JRA Internship 2024 For Student & graduate Apply Now
Description

The Johannesburg Road Agency (JRA) is a leading organization responsible for the construction, maintenance, and management of Johannesburg's road infrastructure. We are seeking highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join our JRA Internship Program. This program aims to provide valuable hands-on experience and professional development opportunities to young professionals interested in the field of road engineering and management.

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Responsibilities
  • Support Road Infrastructure Projects: Assist in the planning, implementation, and monitoring of road infrastructure projects undertaken by the JRA.
  • Data Collection and Analysis: Collect and analyze data related to road conditions, traffic patterns, and infrastructure performance to identify areas for improvement.
  • Field Inspections: Conduct regular field inspections to assess road conditions, identify maintenance requirements, and ensure compliance with safety standards.
  • Technical Support: Provide technical support to JRA teams and external stakeholders regarding road engineering and management issues.
  • Documentation and Reporting: Prepare accurate and comprehensive reports on project progress, findings from inspections, and other relevant activities.
  • Research and Innovation: Stay updated with industry trends and advancements in road infrastructure management, and contribute to research initiatives and innovative solutions.
  • Collaboration and Networking: Collaborate with internal departments, external agencies, and contractors to ensure effective project coordination and knowledge sharing.
  • Compliance and Safety: Adhere to all safety protocols and ensure compliance with relevant regulations and standards.
Qualifications
  • Qualifications: Currently pursuing or recently completed a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering, or a related field.
  • Passion for Road Infrastructure: Genuine interest in road engineering, infrastructure management, and the transportation sector.
  • Technical Skills: Basic understanding of engineering principles, road design, and project management concepts. Proficiency in relevant software and tools will be an advantage.
  • Analytical Abilities: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to interpret data and make informed recommendations.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to present information clearly and concisely.
  • Team Player: Ability to work effectively in a team environment, collaborate with diverse stakeholders, and contribute to collective goals.
  • Adaptability and Initiative: Willingness to learn, adapt to changing circumstances, and take initiative to contribute to the organization's objectives.
  • Professionalism: Demonstrate a professional work ethic, including punctuality, reliability, and respect for confidentiality.
Job Benefits
  • Practical Experience: Gain valuable hands-on experience in road infrastructure projects, enhancing your skills and knowledge in the field.
  • Professional Development: Access to mentorship opportunities, training programs, and networking events to support your career growth.
  • Networking Opportunities: Interact with professionals in the road engineering industry, creating valuable connections for future employment.
  • Exposure to Best Practices: Learn from experienced professionals and contribute to innovative solutions in road infrastructure management.
  • Stipend: Receive a competitive stipend for the duration of the internship program.
Contacts

To apply for the JRA Internship Program, please submit your updated resume, cover letter, and academic transcripts to the JRA Human Resources department. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further assessments and interviews.

Employment Type
Intern
Duration of employment
3 Months
Industry
Govt
Job Location
Polokwane, Limpopo, South Africa, Polokwane, Limpopo, 0699, South Africa
Working Hours
9
Date posted
May 18, 2024
Valid through
May 27, 2025
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