Engineering Internship

Engineering Internship

Saratoga Springs City

Engineering Internship

Details of the offer

Job Description
The City of Saratoga Springs Public Works Department currently has an opening for an Intern/ Seasonal employee; this position is under the specific supervision of the Public Works Director. This seasonal position would be for 20-40 hour a week and performs skilled work pertaining to assistance with project tasks, construction management and administration, CAD drafting and design providing opportunities for engineering and project management experience in both the field and office environment. We will be accepting applications for this internship on a year-round basis in order for applicants to be able to plan far enough in advance of the actual time frame that they would like to begin. Each internship looks and feels different based upon the applicant"s direction, goals and schooling as well as the City"s needs. Job Responsibilities
~ May perform professional and technical engineering work in assigned area of responsibility including street, water and sewer engineering, capital projects, construction design and plan review, field operations and construction inspection services.
~ May assist the Public Works Director/Assistant Public Works Director to determine the scope of engineering projects, prepares requests for proposals and contracts for engineering consulting services; develops plans, specifications, diagrams, and other contract documents for a variety of engineering projects
~ Makes technical engineering decisions and establishes technical criteria and standards
~ Reviews plans of consulting engineers and private contractors and plans related to structures within the public right-of-way
~ Assist with the development and application of studies, editing and formatting of documents, and overall organization.
~ Operates light vehicles such as pickups
~ Perform other duties as assigned Qualifications
Education & Experience:
~ Position is for applicant"s over 18 years of age.
~ Graduation from high school, or GED and Collegiate level Engineering.
~ Previous experience in related fields and able to demonstrate aptitude or ability to be trained and perform above or related duties is preferred.
~ Preference will be given to candidates with or pursuing a degree in engineering, pre-engineering, geography, surveying or equivalent.
Certifications Required:
~ A valid Utah Driver"s License
~ First Aid and CPR Certification (ability to obtain) Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities - ~ Demonstrate the ability to follow City policies and procedures
~ Ability to read and interpret standard construction plans and maps, preference will be given to candidates with experience with AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel, or Bluebeam.
~ Ability to maintain records and task lists
~ Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others (i.e. employees, volunteers, and the general public)
~ Ability to understand and follow oral instructions Working Conditions
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
~ Work involves walking, talking, hearing, using hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reaching with hands and arms.
~ Vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
~ The employee may be required to push, pull, lift, and/or carry up to 80 pounds.
~ The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet while in the office and moderately loud when in the field.
~ Work may periodically require the employee to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl.
~ The employee may be required to work in outside weather conditions, in wet and/or humid conditions, in high, precarious places, near moving mechanical parts, near fumes, airborne particles, and/or toxic or caustic chemicals, or near risk of electrical shock and/or vibration. Additional Information
There are no benefits offered as part of this position.
Schedule and Notices:
Approximately 40 hours a week, specific schedule to be set with the Supervisor upon hiring; students may apply to work a reduced work week while enrolled in school. Disclaimer
Suspension of Process, ETC.:
The City reserves the right to reject any and all applicants, to waive any requirement set forth in this announcement, and to hire anyone as the City Manager or designee deems to be in the City"s best interest, all subject to legal requirements. Any application in response to this Announcement is at the applicant"s sole risk and expense. Although the City anticipates hiring one of the applicants responding to this announcement, there is no guaranty that any responding applicant will be hired.
Saratoga Springs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The City will provide reasonable accommodations as needed.
Pre-employment drug testing, proof of employment eligibility, and background check required.
Application Special Instructions
The City of Saratoga only accepts applications using our on-line application available at All candidates are required to submit an online application. Please attached any supporting documentation to your online applications such as cover letter, resumes, or proof of certifications.
Please contact the Human Resources Department at 801.766.9793 X187 or 801.766.9793 X121 if you have any questions.

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