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Placement for Architecture and Civil Engineering Students

Placement Type: Paid Internship (400-500hrs)

Placement Description:

The chosen candidate/s will be working under the guidance of a team of very experienced architects. The main duties of a Trainee Perit are to manage the design of road schemes and junctions from concept to detail design.; to prepare necessary drawings for the proposed road schemes; to carry out traffic engineering analysis and structural calculations for the proposed road infrastructure; to prepare and submit planning approvals to MEPA; to prepare estimates at the various stages of the design process; to research, plan, design and administer projects, applying knowledge of design and construction procedures; to consult with superiors to determine functional and spatial requirements of new projects and prepares information regarding design, specifications, materials, estimated costs and construction time; to contribute actively and validly to the implementation of a comprehensive plan for the redevelopment and restoration to an acceptable condition and standard of the country’s arterial and distributor roads; to direct activities of contractors engaged to carry out projects according to drawings and specification documents; to administer construction contracts and conducts periodic on – site observation of work during construction (or any other work) to monitor compliance with plans The candidate may consider this post as an opportunity to experience at first hand the duties of a Trainee Perit 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 Valuable on-site experience required by a Perit

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 architecture/transport technology/road construction background. Preference will be given to students of the Faculty of Built Environment, specialising in transport technology or structures. 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 steam both in an office environment and in construction sites Basic design skills

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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