Public Works and Infrastructure

Public Works and Infrastructure IDT: Gain Valuable Work Experience for Unemployed Graduates

The Independent Development Trust (IDT) welcomes applications from unemployed graduates eager to gain practical experience across various fields. This opportunity offers invaluable exposure and is ideal for those aspiring to join the IDT. While not permanent, it provides a platform for unemployed graduates to acquire essential skills.

About IDT:
As a schedule 2 public entity, the IDT serves as a development management agency. Our mission is to significantly impact poverty eradication and enhance the quality of life for underserved communities nationwide.

Public Works and Infrastructure

Available Positions:
Eastern Cape

  • Quantity Surveyor, Civil Engineering, Construction Management (9 positions in Buffalo City)

Free State:

  • Quantity Surveyor, Civil Engineering, Construction Management (4 positions in Fezile Dabi District, Lejweleputswa District, Mangaung Metro, Thabo Mofutsanyane District, Xhariep District)


  • Quantity Surveyor (2 positions in Johannesburg Metro)
  • Construction Management (2 positions in Ekurhuleni Metro)


  • Quantity Surveyor (16 positions in Ethekwini – Harry Gwala, Ugu, uMgungundlovu)
  • Electrical Engineers (1 position in King Cetshwayo – uMkhanyakude)
  • Civil & Structural Engineers (1 position in Zulu)
  • Health & Safety (1 position in uThukela)


  • Quantity Surveyors (2 positions in Vhembe, Sekhukhune)
  • Construction Management (2 positions in Mogalakwena, Waterburg, Capricorn)
  • OHS (1 position in Mopani)
  • Electrical, Civil, and Mechanical Engineering (5 positions in Vhembe, Sekhukhune, Mogalakwena, Mopani, Waterburg, Capricorn)


  • Quantity Surveyors (1 position in Emalahleni Municipality)
  • Quantity Surveyors (2 positions to be confirmed)

Northern Cape:

  • Built Environment/Infrastructure (1 position in Frances Baard District)
  • Quantity Surveyors (2 positions in John Taolo Gaetwewe District, Namakwa District)
  • Electrical Engineering (1 position in Pixley ka Seme District)
  • Civil & Structural Engineering (1 position in ZF Mgcawu District)

North West:

  • Construction Management, Quantity Surveying (3 positions in Mafikeng Local Municipality/Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality)

Western Cape:

  • Construction Management (2 positions in Cape Town)
  • Quantity Surveyors (1 position)

National Office:

  • Quantity Surveyors (2 positions)
  • Architecture (1 position)
  • Construction Management (1 position)
  • Development Planners (2 positions)

Apply now to become part of our impactful journey at the IDT. Gain valuable experience and contribute to national development goals. Partner with us today!”

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