Merensky South Africa: Clerk of Works Internship 2024

Merensky South Africa is recruiting! Applications are open for the Clerk of Works Internship 2024.

Closing date: 12 July 2024

Title: Clerk of Work – Intern (6 Months)
Location: Weza Sawmill, Kwa-Zulu Natal

Merensky supplies Pine and Eucalyptus timber to South African, African and international markets.

With a total of over 65 000 hectares across South Africa, our plantations are among the largest privately-managed plantations on a saw-log rotation in South Africa. 

Job Purpose

Join Weza Sawmill as a Clerk of Works (Intern) and become a member of our team, you will play a crucial role in observing, monitoring and reporting quality and progress of the construction site at the sawmill.


  • A valid matric certificate
  • NQF Level 5 or higher in electrical/mechanical/civil construction studies or similar


  • Experience in working on a construction site
  • High Level of Computer Literacy in MS Office Packages esp. Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Knowledge and Skills

  • Sound knowledge of construction works
  • Good time management skills to meet strict deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills
  • High level of accuracy, quality and attention to detail
  • Effective communication skills across all levels
  • Ability to work independently and thrive under pressure
  • Be willing to work extra hours if required
  • High integrity and accountability
  • Collaborate effectively within a team environment

Competencies and Attributes

  • Aligns to Merensky’s purpose of Doing Good, and our values of Health and Safety, Integrity,
    Inclusion, Innovation, and Quality.
  • Embarks on challenges with a trading mentality, making bold decisions with confidence and
    embodying an entrepreneurial spirit.

  • Drives results collaboratively, fostering a culture of teamwork and innovation to achieve
  • Presents with confidence and accuracy, preparing reports and presentations that inspire
    action and drive positive outcomes.
  • Leads with accountability, cultivating a high-performance culture of continuous improvement
    within the team.

How to Apply

Apply now by sending your CV and a persuasive cover letter highlighting your relevant experience to
[email protected] . DOWNLOAD FULL ADVERT HERE.

Applications will close on the 12 July 2024. At Merensky, we believe in and are committed to Diversity, inclusion and belonging through Doing Good.

We cultivate an inclusive workplace where all people are safe and encouraged to bring their authentic selves to the workplace.

We vigorously promote Employment Equity and welcome applications from candidates of diverse backgrounds.

If you do not receive a response within two weeks after the application closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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