Eskom: Graduate in Training (Environmental Management)

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20 Oct, 2010

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Energy Jobs in South Africa, Environmental Jobs in South Africa

Eskom generates approximately 95% of the electricity used in South Africa and approximately 45% of the electricity used in Africa. Eskom generates, transmits and distributes electricity to industrial, mining, commercial, agricultural and residential customers and redistributors. Additional power stations and major power lines are being built to meet rising electricity demand in South Africa. Eskom will continue to focus on improving and strengthening its core business of electricity generation, transmission, trading and distribution. Eskom recruits Graduate in Training (Environmental Management)

Position: Graduate in Training (Environmental Management)
Position/Task Grading: L10
Area of specialisation: Environmental management: Air quality
Department: Generation Learning Faculty
Business: Megawatt Park
Location: Sunninghill, Gauteng
Reference Number: 49771349BM/329-254962
Closing Date: 03 November 2010

Minimum Requirements

4-Year degree in Science, Environmental studies or Engineering (such as B.Engineering or BSc. Honours), preferably with courses in air quality, atmospheric science, meteorology or atmospheric chemistry, or a similar course with relevance to air quality
A valid driver’s licence.
Skills and Competencies

Good understanding of atmospheric processes
Good report-writing skills
Ability to work with data and use Excel
Good organisational skills.
Key Responsibilities

Assurance reporting
Compilation of emission management plans
Compilation and tracking of action plans
Assisting stations with ambient air quality monitoring
Carbon footprint reporting
Input into procedures and strategies
Input into environmental impact assessments
Advising power stations on air quality and carbon change issues
The position is based at Megawatt Park in Sunninghill, but will require driving to power stations approximately once a week

If you have not been contacted within 28 days of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Note that the appointment of the candidate is at Eskom’s sole discretion, taking into account factors that Eskom considers relevant including but not limited to Eskom’s employment equity policy. Eskom supports a smoke-free environment

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