Mining learnership

Petra Diamond Vacancy

February 13, 2020

Learnership Summary

Petra Diamonds Limited is one of the world’s
leading suppliers of rough diamonds and one of the largest independent diamond groups by
resource. It’s a polished diamond we’re after for
this role – an individual that clearly outshines
his/her peers: 


Young Graduate Work Experience Project – Metallurgical Engineering
6-Month Fixed Term Contract

Petra Diamonds is a leading independent diamond mining group and an increasingly important supplier of rough diamonds to the
international market. The Company has interests in four producing mines: four in South Africa (Finsch, Cullinan and Koffiefontein)
and one in Tanzania (Williamson). It also maintains an exploration programme in Botswana.

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Job Grade: Non Graded (6 month fixed term contract)
Reference Nr: PDSA161

Petra Diamonds SA invites candidates who are newly qualified and interested in gaining workplace experience in the mining sector
in the discipline of Metallurgical Engineering, to apply for the Young Graduate Work Experience Project. This position is at Finsch
Diamond Mine, Lime Acres (Northern Cape).

Minimum Requirements: 

Grade 12

BTech degree or BEng in Metallurgy/ Chemical Engineering

Proven computer literacy in MS Office

Valid driver’s license

Duties and Responsibilities:

Execute project-based work related to water usage in the Mine’s treatment plant 

Work in designated areas according to the Mine’s Standard Operating Procedures 

Work according to the applicable Policies and Procedures 

Submit progress reports to supervisor for assessment

Other Skills/Competencies:

Attention to detail

Analytical skills

Communication skills

Show initiative and be self-motivated

PLEASE NOTE: Preference will be given to children of employees and candidates with the required qualifications who areresiding in the host communities of the operation in question, and who are citizens of South Africa.

Petra Diamonds is an equal opportunity employer. Preference will be given to suitable candidates from the designated groups in line with
the Company’s Employment Equity Policy and Plan as well as the criteria above. Pre-screening, profile testing, assessments, induction,
medical and security clearance form part of the recruitment and selection process. Short listed candidates will be required to attend a panel
interview. Employment of the successful candidate is subject to the aforementioned criteria.

How to Apply

Please complete an application form (available on and forward,
together with your résumé, qualifications and ID, to by 28 February 2020.

Please note,applications must be sent to the correct e-mail as indicated. Incomplete application forms and documentation will not be

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. Petra Diamonds reserves the right not to fill this position.

If you have not heard from us within 30 days of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

Please note that Petra Diamonds does not at any time require any form of payment for recruitment purposes.

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