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Electrical Engineer Temporary Placement/s

Placement Type: Paid Internship (400-500hrs)

Placement Description:

The chosen candidate/s will be working with a team of architects and technical staff members within the Roads and Infrastructure Directorate of TM. The main duties of an Electrical Engineer are to oversee the design, procurement, commissioning, operation and maintenance of all the electrical and electronic components on the A&D and PI; to manage the design of the electrical and electronic infrastructure within the large scale and/or complex and/or sensitive projects and related schemes in accordance with established design parameters including drawings, specifications and contract documentation to meet safety, serviceability and the need to maintain the road and marine network; to prepare estimates for the works and monitor and review costs and endorse final account for authorisation; to set up and maintain appropriate operations’ monitoring systems; to set up and maintain appropriate maintenance systems; The candidate may consider this post as an opportunity to experience at first hand the duties of an Electrical Engineer within TM. This placement is not considered as a formal employment but any experience gained will be given due merit should there be a call for a more permanent position within TM.

Skills Gained and Learning Opportunities:

Experience in a real work place environment Working in a team on national projects

Total Number of Hours: To be confirmed

Period of Placement: (If Start Date/End Date are blank, the Placement is "open")

Start Date: 02-2017
End Date:



The ideal candidate/s should come from an engineering background. Preference will be given to students of the Faculty of Sciences or Engineering, in particular electrical/electronic engineering/physics or related disciplines. Given the nature of the work, the candidates are expected to have a minimum of Grade 5 in Maltese at SEC level or equivalent.

Other Qualities:

Good interpersonal and communication skills Willingness to learn Be able to work on her/his own initiative Basic knowledge of electrical engineering and/or physics (for example an undergraduate of engineering/physics or related disciplines)

Host Organisation Name: Transport Malta

Host Organisation Description:

Host Organisation Address:

Malta Transport Centre Xatt l-Għassara tal-Għeneb Marsa, MRS 1917 Malta

Name of Contact Person at Host Organisation: Bernard Farrugia

Phone Number: 2291 4535

Selection of Candidate: Best candidate

When you click on APPLY for this placement you will be directed to an email message which you may edit as your cover letter. Before sending the email, do not forget to go through the following checklist:

  1. Edit the email as your covering letter or attach your covering letter
  2. Attach your CV
  3. Ensure that the email is sent directly to the email of the ‘Host Organisation Contact Person’
  4. Keep the DegreePlus Office in copy ( in the application email, and
  5. You are also to keep the DegreePlus Office informed of any positive feedback received from the Host Organisation.


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