Job Detail


IT Support Intern for Global Power Company

Varied IT exposure and experience!

Cape Town
Full Time

  • Company: Globaleq South Africa develops, constructs and manages energy projects as part of the South African government’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme.
  • Role: The IT Support Intern assists the IT Administrator and Operations Manager to ensure that Globeleq remote sites have sufficient IT support and provides operational IT support to the local IT team.
  • Requirements: A+ certification; MS Operating System knowledge; LAN/WAN tech knowledge;
  • Location: Cape Town
  • Duration: Starts 2 Jan 2018, for a 12 month contract
  • Pay Rate: Around R10k to R12k per month, depending on experience. Plus very good benefits!


Further Information:

Administration Responsibilities

1. Assist in increasing the awareness and clarification of IT policies and procedures, and if necessary, escalates any significant and persistent breaches to the IT Administrator or Operations Manager.

2. Ensures user requests for IT assistance are properly logged, and tracked for resolution.

3. Liaises with users to ensure that requests are properly prioritised and are processed expeditiously.

4. Oversees the management of the IT asset inventory, including asset tagging and input into the asset register.

5. Oversees the maintenance of the inventory of software licenses, and escalates any issues to IT Administrator or Operations Manager.

6. Participates, as required, with the broader Globeleq IT community, in implementing technology to support and improve Globeleq’s business activities.

7. Assist the IT Administrator with the management of managed services agreements with third party vendors and suppliers.

8. Assist the IT Administrator in the management of all IT related systems in compliance with GSAMS asset management policies, strategies, objectives and plans.

Technical Responsibilities

1. Supports management in all aspects of Infrastructure and Software implementation, upgrade/refresh, user issue resolution and support.

2. Undertakes relevant training and knowledge transfer activities as are deemed necessary to provide support to the end users, and to contribute to IT projects.

3. Provides IT support in conjunction with third party suppliers if required.

4. Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks.

5. Assist the IT Administrator with the development and maintenance of installation and configuration procedures.

6. Contribute to and maintain system standards.

7. Assist with Line of Business applications (Ellipse, etc.).

8. To assist in key systems performance at the required standards (WAN, LAN, VC, Telephony, Wi-Fi and desktop – as part of in-house training).

Experience & Qualifications

1. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server 2008/2012 and other related server side technologies, would be an advantage.

2. A basic understanding of LAN/WAN technologies, CISCO or Juniper would be an advantage.

3. The candidate must be able to troubleshoot and support of Microsoft Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and 10.

4. Must have an understanding of corporate document management solutions, for example Microsoft SharePoint.

5. Must have basic knowledge of virtualisation technologies, for example VMWARE.

6. Must have basic knowledge of MS Cloud based technologies, for example Office 365, ADFS and Skype for Business.

7. Must have an understanding of network infrastructure and solutions.

8. Must currently have A+ certification or similar with interest in Windows desktop technologies as a minimum.

9. Must have ability, interest in and a willingness to acquire new skills in IT infrastructure and software.

10. A valid driver’s license would be ideal.