Novus Holdings: Electrical Engineering Internships South Africa 2023/2024

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ABOUT Novus Holdings:

Novus Holdings is a major leader in the Printing industry. Their print division is held in high steed as they have an excellent level of manufacturing and is one of the first movers in the latest technology solutions. With a solid foundation of cultures and values, Novus’ team has a strong standard and optimisation of processes that can easily adapt to change.


Location: Cape Town, Western Cape
Duration: 12 months
Contract Type: Graduate

Novus Print: Montague Gardens is offering an Electrical Engineering internship in their Technical and Engineering department. The ideal candidate must be studying towards a qualification that requires work experience in the Electrical field. The successful candidate will report to the Utility Maintenance Manager and work primarily with the Electrical Team.

Key Performance Areas of the Programme:

  • According to SABS regulations, providing assistance in executing projects lead by electrical/electronic installations and management
  • Checking maintenance and performing assessments on electrical requirements for jobs that are allocated to you
  • Perform and see to electrical maintenance tasks, breakdowns, and equipment
  • Reporting unsafe practices and following safety procedures and safe use of equipment
  • Providing assistance in planned maintenance schedules by performing plant inspections regularly
  • Perform safety inspection on equipment on a monthly basis
  • Assisting mechanical and production departments with technical support
  • Providing assistance with the regular checks of PLC, DC, and AC drives for any faults
  • Performing administration tasks



Before applying, please ensure that you meet ALL of the following minimum entry criteria – failure to satisfy all the requirements will result in your application being disqualified:

  • Education requirement: must be studying towards or have completed a National Diploma in Electrical Engineering (or equivalent trade relating to an electrical trade)
  • Must be a Graduate or 3rd year student with limited work experience in the FMCG/ Maintenance fields
  • Must have previous experience within the maintenance or electrical environment, specialising in service training (advantageous)
  • Must have knowledge of electrical regulations; operational health and safety standards and municipal by-laws
  • Must have previous experience in solving problems on hydraulic and pneumatic equipment (advantageous)
  • Must be able to work well in a team and on your own
  • Must be self-motivated
  • Must be analytical
  • Must have a keen interest and ability to handle troubleshooting and analysing processes
  • Must be an excellent problem solver with high attention to detail
  • Must be able to work in a high-pressured environment
  • Must be able to stick to time constraints
  • Must be able to understand and read technical electrical and electronic systemic drawings



Applications must be submitted online for the following position:
Novus Holdings: Electrical Engineering Internships
(Reference Number: NOV210129-2)

Attach the following documents to your application:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A copy of your South African Identity Document
  • A certified copy of Copies of Academic Transcripts

*Please note: Internal candidates will be considered for the application first, in accordance with the goals of the company pertaining to the Employment Equity Act


For any queries related to this internship programme, please contact Novus Print Montague Gardens directly:
Telephone number: 021 550 2400
Email address: [email protected]


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