Digby Wells Environmental: Mine Closure Internships 2024

Job Summary

Digby Wells Environmental invites recent graduates to apply for the 2024 Mine Closure Internship Programme.

Closing date: On-going

Are you eager to kick-start your career and gain valuable real-world experience? Look no further!

Digby Wells Environmental are thrilled to announce our exceptional Internship Programme designed to empower and guide aspiring talents like you on your journey towards professional success.

Careers at Digby Wells

At Digby Wells Environmental, we are passionate about what we do and are extremely fortunate to be able to Make A Difference in the lives of our colleagues, clients, the communities we engage with, and the environment.

We are looking for individuals who are mathematically inclined, love calculations, numbers, spreadsheets and the environment to join our youth employment services (YES) programme. The programme will provide qualified participants with 12-month work experience and many learning opportunities.

Job Description

  • Calculate mine closure costs that are practical and satisfy regulatory requirements.
  • Provide a management framework for our clients to manage the closure costs.
  • Develop mine closure strategies, plans, policies and procedures.
  • Carry out peer reviews of mine closure strategies and closure costs and provide a technical report on the findings.
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  • Develop and implement mine closure project plans, in consultation with client, to guide decommissioning and rehabilitation activities.
  • Working outdoors under strenuous circumstances.
  • Provide advice and guidance to the client in terms of the implementation of the mine closure plan.

  • Effectively carry out project administration on closure related projects using the organisation’s methodology and principles to ensure that the projects are delivered on time, within budget and against our quality standards.
  • Evaluate and monitor the mine closure and rehabilitation plans throughout the various stages of the mine life.
  • Build and maintain relationship with internal and external stakeholders.


  • Unemployed and not studying.
  • Between the ages of 18 – 35 years old.
  • Must be a South African citizen.
  • Minimum Tertiary Qualifications.
  • Strong numerical ability.

  • Willing to travel throughout Africa and elsewhere, as the need arises.
  • Excellent communication skills (Both verbal and written).
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to handle stressful situations.
  • Strong customer-orientation.
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  • Strong analytical problem-solving skills and experience.
  • Excellent ability to manage one’s time and meet tight deadlines.
  • Project Management skills.
  • Ability to manage and deliver on multiple projects and tasks concurrently.
  • Ability to build and maintain a strong network of relationships.


  • BSc. Engineering/Environmental Science or similar.
  • MSc. Degree would be beneficial.
  • Experience in GIS would be beneficial.
  • Experience with Model Maker Systems would be beneficial.
  • Must have a valid driver’s licence.

How to Apply

Can you see yourself Making A Difference? Apply today –


  • Katlego Malope

    Katlego is a final-year student at the University of Johannesburg. Apart from bouncing molecules against each other in the Chemistry lab, she loves curating job opportunites for fellow youth. Katlego is also quite a singer!

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