Komatsu South Africa is thrilled to announce a fantastic opportunity for a graduate trainee to join our dynamic organisation at our Head Office in Germiston. Our Mining Engineering Graduate Internship program is meticulously designed to offer hands-on experience, mentorship, and professional development within the mining industry. This is your chance to work on cutting-edge projects, develop your skills, and contribute significantly to the success of our company.

Mining Engineering Graduate Internship Overview

  • Business Unit: South Africa
  • Division: Head Office
  • Department: Mining Business
  • Location: H.O. Mining, Germiston
  • Reference Number: 7314
  • Grading: C1


To qualify for the Mining Engineering Graduate Internship, candidates must have the following qualifications:

  • Education: Grade 12 and a B Tech/BA Degree qualification in Mining Engineering.
  • Experience: No prior experience required (this is an internship/trainee position for graduates).
  • Specific Knowledge Requirements: Valid driver’s license.

Competencies Required

  • Teamwork: Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Active Listening: Demonstrate effective listening skills to understand and address team and project needs.
  • Receiving Feedback: Open to receiving constructive feedback and using it for personal and professional growth.
  • Written Communication: General proficiency in written communication.
  • Verbal Communication: Strong verbal communication skills.
  • Work Prioritisation: Ability to prioritize tasks effectively to manage workload efficiently.

Summary Description of Role

As a Graduate Intern at Komatsu South Africa, you will:

  • Engage in On-the-Job Training: Participate in comprehensive training programs to build your expertise in the mining industry.
  • Execute Project Tasks: Work on assigned project tasks aligned with each stage of the training programme.
  • Draft Progress Reports: Regularly draft and present progress reports for your projects and assignments.
  • Collaborate with Cross-Functional Teams: Work with various departments to achieve project goals and meet deadlines.
  • Contribute to Continuous Improvement: Take part in continuous improvement initiatives and innovation projects within the company.

Employment Equity

In line with the Employment Equity Act (EEA) of 1998, Komatsu South Africa is dedicated to promoting employment equity and fair labor practices. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, gender, disability, age, religion, sexual orientation, or any other prohibited grounds. We strive to ensure a diverse and representative workforce and may consider designated groups in our selection process. However, all applications will be assessed based on qualifications and merit.

Candidates will be expected to pass a relevant medical examination and agree to verification checks. Please note that only online applications will be considered.

Komatsu South Africa (Pty) Ltd complies with the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013. By submitting your application, you provide us with your express and informed consent to process your personal information for recruitment purposes.

Apply Today

Are you ready to launch your career with one of the leading companies in the mining industry? Apply for the Graduate Internship at Komatsu South Africa and take the first step towards a promising future. This is your chance to gain invaluable experience, receive mentorship from industry experts, and work on exciting projects that will shape your professional journey.

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Joining Komatsu South Africa as a Graduate Intern is an outstanding opportunity for recent graduates to start their careers in the mining industry. This internship offers comprehensive training, mentorship, and the chance to work on innovative projects that will help you develop the skills and knowledge necessary for success. Komatsu is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace and ensures equal opportunities for all qualified candidates. If you are ready to embark on an exciting and fulfilling career path, apply today for the Graduate Internship at Komatsu South Africa.

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