15 October 2020

Rand Water Experiential Learning Opportunity 2020

Rand Water Experiential Learning Opportunity is available to students who are interested in gaining experiential training in the fields/disciplines of Analytical Chemistry and Microbiology in the Analytical Services Department within the Scientific Services Division at Vereeniging

In making the final selection, first preference will be given to:

  • Applicants with a matric and have successfully completed the two years theoretical training as required for a National Diploma in Biotechnology/Microbiology or Chemistry.
  • Applicants that are South African Citizens and have a valid SA ID Document.
  • Applicants that are under the age of 30 (in line with the NSDS III).
  • Applicants that have not participated in previous experiential learning programmes and require the experience to fulfill the requirements of a National Diploma in Biotechnology/Microbiology or Chemistry.

Application must contain the following documents (incomplete applications will not be considered).

  • Application Letter and Curriculum Vitae
  • Recommendation letter from the Tertiary training institute verifying that the you must only complete the one year training in the workplace environment
  • Certified copies of your ID Document
  • Certified copies of your training record including the academic transcript

Primary Duties

  • Basic Principles of ISO 17025
  • Collecting samples for water quality analysis.
  • Preparation of media, chemicals, reagents and samples received, for the area of work.
  • Performing analytical analysis on samples received.
  • The documentation and checking of results on the identified databases.
  • Performance of, and documentation of, all quality control checks of identified analytical tests.
  • Undertaking and documentation of maintenance of equipment, instrumentation, biological cultures and test kits and ensure that they are correctly maintained.
  • The adherence to SHE practices and good housekeeping principles in the area of work

Knowledge

  • Good Laboratory practice

Skills

  • Communications
  • Analytical
  • Attitude
  • Good Behaviour
Closing Date: 20 October 2020

Location: Vereeniging


We are committed to Employment Equity when recruiting internally and externally. In evaluating prospective applicants and making the final selection, preference will be given to females and/ or people with disabilities to give effect to Rand Water’s Employment Equity objectives.

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