Discovery: Graduate / Internship Programme 2016 Opportunity

Location: Cape Town, Durban, Sandton

Key Purpose

To do repairs and maintenance on electrical wiring, transformers, generators, lights and other electrical equipment. This is to be done in compliance with electrical codes, standards and regulations.

The successful candidate will be required to perform, but not be limited to the following outputs:

Key Outputs

  • Repair lighting and globe replacement
  • Check lux levels in building
  • Check on generators as per service schedule
  • Daily monitoring of the generator readings i.e. Batteries, Oil level, and water temperature
  • Assist with general repair work within the Discovery campus, as well as the call centre e.g power to desk, light systems and power faults.
  • General Fault finding on appliances i.e. microwaves and fridges
  • Daily inspection of energy centre according to the service schedule
  • Weekly inspection of portable electrical equipment
  • Installation of power-poles
  • Installation of lights
  • Installation of Light Circuits
  • To do inspections, repairs and general electrical maintenance


The successful candidate will be required to display the following competencies in this role:

  • Enjoy a variety of administrative responsibilities i.e. Keeping log of material usage, managing Job cards, logging of time against time sheets
  • Multi-task and work on several projects at once
  • Ensure that delegated tasks are preformed within proper time frames
  • Prioritise workload and address any immediate issues as and when they arise
  • Effective communication at all levels within the organisation
  • Client centric servicing and positive problem solving approach
  • Excellent time management
  • Attention to detail
  • Deadline conscious and able to work under immense pressure
  • Work independently, but open to team work when necessary
  • Takes responsibility for actions and projects
  • Upholds ethics, values and demonstrates integrity
  • Adapts to changing circumstances, new ideas and change initiatives


  • Excellent time management
  • Multi-tasking
  • Communication and administrative kills
  • Attention to detail
  • Sense of urgency

Qualifications & Experience

 Electrician Internship

  • N3 Electrical qualification or higher
  • Practical experience (advantage)
  • Own drivers license and car (advantage)

Apply for the Discovery Electrician Graduate / Internship

Plumber Internship  

  • Any Civil and Construction Technical Qualification e.g. NTC3 (theoretical)
  •  With a major in plumbing
  • Own drivers license and car (advantage)

Apply for the Discovery Plumber Graduate / Internship Opportunity

 Health And Safety Admin Intern

  •   Certificate/Diploma in Health & Safety Management, HR, Office Administration, Business Administration or Management (knowledge of First Level 1 & 2 an added advantage.

Apply for the Discovery  Health And Safety Admin Graduate / Internship Opportunity

 Air Conditioner Technician Internship

  • T1
  • T2
  • Basic electric
  • Safe Gas Handling card

Apply for the Discovery  Air Conditioner Technician Graduate / Internship Opportunity

 Finance Internship

  • Degree/Diploma in Financial Planning

Apply for the Discovery Fiance Graduate / Internship Opportunity

 Human Resource Management Internship

  • HR Degree/Diploma • Completed (Within last 6/12months)

Apply for the Discovery  Human Resource Management Graduate / Internship Opportunity


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