CSIR: Internships for 2021 (Posts)

Closing Date: Friday 29th of January 2021
Organization CSIR
Employment Type Internship
Province Gauteng
Town/City Pretoria



The CSIR has an internship opportunity for Interns: Heavy Vehicle Simulator Assistant Operator in the Transport Infrastructure Engineering impact area within the Smart Mobility cluster. The research group strives to effectively and efficiently deliver practical, innovative, knowledge-based solutions addressing the infrastructure needs of the transport sector through the accelerated testing of roads with the Heavy Vehicle Simulator (HVS) and associated research and data analysis. The group plays a leading role in the development, application and transfer of processes and technologies for the design, construction and maintenance of roads. This position is based in Pretoria.

For more information about the impact area and cluster, please visit https://www.csir.co.za/heavy-vehicle-simulator and https://www.csir.co.za/smart-mobility respectively.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide assistance in operation of the HVS to conduct HVS testing on roads
  • Provide assistance in mechanical and/or electrical maintenance of the HVS and associated equipment
  • Gather and record HVS machine related information, environmental data as well as all visual information
  • Conduct field instrumentation, survey measurements and data acquisition.

Qualifications, skills and experience:

  • A Technical diploma in an engineering related field;
  • Ability to liaise with HVS operator and project leader on a continuous basis to keep them informed on progress
  • Excellent Microsoft office skills;
  • Good interpersonal and team skills;
  • Ability to work independently as well as in an interdisciplinary team;
  • Must be self-motivated;
  • Problem-solving and solution-seeking orientation;
  • Must have good communication and writing skills.

How to apply

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