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Position: Summer Student - Engineering Student I - Union 40 hours

Competition Number: 2017-EX-EN-51996615-01
Competition posting date: 2018-02-01
Competition closing date: 2018-02-28

Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department
Multiple Positions
Affiliation: CUPE 503 Inside/Outside
Salary: $14.815 per hour (2018 rates of pay)

Category: Summer Opportunities
Employment Group: Summer Student

Job Summary

Assists the supervisor or designate in performing the following intermediate level engineering functions as required including:

Education & Experience

Post Secondary Student (completion of first year College or university):

Minimum of eight (8) months but less than one (1) year of related experience is required:

Language, Certificates & Licenses

English oral, reading, writing required.
French oral, reading, writing may be required for some positions.
Candidates must meet language requirement for position upon hire.

A valid Ontario unrestricted G class driver’s license (or provincial equivalent) with no more than 6 demerit points accumulated and have own transportation.

Students must supply own CSA-approved, green patch safety work boots.


Basic knowledge of aspects of the construction project management and administration process

Basic level of knowledge of engineering theories, techniques, and procedures or higher mathematics

Basic level competency in writing and testing computer programs

Basic computer application use which may include Microsoft Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access and Foxpro, MapInfo, ITX, ArcView, AutoCAD, Microstation 95

Competencies & Skills

Ability to operate a plotter, engineering copier, etc.

Ability to follow instructions and work with minimal supervision

Ability to recognize process problems to prevent the need for costly repairs

Ability and willingness to work on construction sites

Ability to operate cars and small trucks

Ability to read engineering plans and specifications, and reports

Ability to read or prepare designs and/or technical drawings

Ability to perform simple quantity calculations and to record data as directed

Ability to work with sensitive process and analytical instruments

Ability to work in an office setting within a technical work environment

Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff, including participating in meetings, presentations and interacting with the public


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