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Bursary programme: Mechanical Engineering

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Date: Jun 7, 2022

Location: Gauteng, ZA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 76723 

Job Category: Engineering 

Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we see challenges evolving in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff, with experience in over 150 countries, to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


Our Project Delivery Group (PDG) helps clients with world-class project delivery from studies to building assets, operating the assets, and developing efficiencies through our people, methodologies, governance, and systems. Our engineering and project management and construction disciplines ensure safe, efficient, and sustainable delivery of projects globally across the metals and mining, infrastructure, and energy sectors.


The outcome of your application will be provided to you by 30 September 2022.


Looking to take the next step in your career?


Hatch is currently seeking highly motivated students to join our Bursary Programme in 2023.


Who are we looking for?


Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering.


 As the successful candidate, you will:


  • Be encouraged to be the best version of yourself with many opportunities to pursue work in Mining & Metals, Energy, Digital, or Infrastructure sectors once you have completed your degree.
  • Have the benefit of formal and informal mentorship from some of the leading minds and authorities in the industry.
  • Have the opportunity to gain project experience in South Africa and around the world.
  • Collaborate with different people across a multitude of cultures around our global organisation.
  • Be part of an exciting work environment where you can use your Engineering degree in your choice of traditional sectors or emerging and innovative industries.
  • Participate in local Professional Development Programs once you have qualified.


Minimum requirements to apply: 


  • You must be a South African citizen. 

  • You must be studying or intending to study a BSc or BEng in Mechanical Engineering at a recognised Tertiary Institution in South Africa. 

  • Tertiary students must have maintained an average academic achievement of 65% or above. 

  • Grade 12 students must have maintained an average academic achievement of 90% or above. 


You must be in possession of and attach copies via this application form of the following:


  • South African Identity Document 

  • Grade 12 results and or Grade 11 results and written proof of acceptance from a recognised Tertiary Institution for the chosen qualification of study 

  • Complete transcript of tertiary academic record 

  • Comprehensive CV 


What does the Hatch Bursary offer you?


  • Tuition
  • Allowances
  • Accommodation
  • Vacation work
  • Additional services to support bursars during their studies


The outcome of your application will be provided to you by 30 September 2022.


Why join us?

What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.


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