Ekapa Mining: Environmental Internships 2023 / 2024


Ekapa Mining invites South African unemployed youth to apply for Environmental Internship Programme 2023 / 2024.

Internship Application Closing Date: 17 October 2023

Internship Location: Gugulethu Colliery, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Job Title: Environmental Internship Programme 2023 – 2024

About Ekapa: Ekapa is located in Kimberley, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa, near the Free State border. Ekapa Mining owns Ekapa Resources and Ekapa Minerals. Ekapa Resources holds the underground mining rights, while Ekapa Minerals has the surface mining rights. The company operates as a single entity and comprises five units: Joint Shaft, Wesselton, Combined Treatment Plant (CTP), Surface Mining, and Services and Support. Working at Ekapa is more than just a job; it’s a journey of personal growth, development, self-discovery, and fulfillment. Ekapa aims to create a caring environment where employees can excel and reach their full potential.

Duties and Responsibilities:

As an Environmental Intern at Ekapa, you will be responsible for various tasks, including but not limited to:

  • Enforcing overall environmental compliance through internal and external audits.
  • Conducting site inspections and preparing reports.
  • Implementing ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS).
  • Reporting incidents.
  • Adhering to and promoting company policies and procedures related to health, safety, security, and environmental issues.
  • Liaising with Mining and Engineering staff as needed.
  • Participating in the implementation and management of environmental targets and KPIs.
  • Data capturing and presentation building.

Minimum Requirements:

  • BSc in Environmental Science, BA Degree in Environmental Management, or Diploma in Environmental Sciences.
  • 0-2 years of experience in the environmental management field.
  • Driver’s License (Code 08/EB).
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English.

How to Apply:

Shortlisted candidates will undergo a panel interview, certificate of fitness assessment, and a security clearance check as part of the selection process.

Ekapa is an equal opportunity employer, and preference will be given to candidates from designated groups in line with the Company’s Employment Equity Policy and internal candidates. Pre-screening, profile testing, assessments, medical checks, and security clearance checks are part of the recruitment process.

To apply, please submit your CV, qualifications, and ID to ekapa-recruitment2@ekapagroup.com by 17 October 2023. If you are already employed by Ekapa, also submit an authorized Internal Application Form. Incomplete documentation will not be considered. If you haven’t heard from Ekapa within 30 days of the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.

Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates. Ekapa reserves the right not to fill this position. Please note that Ekapa does not accept any form of payment for recruitment purposes.

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