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Position: Summer Student - Engineering Student III - Union 35 hours

Competition Number: 2018-EX-EN-52025743-01
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: $17.283 per hour (2018 rates of pay)

Category: Summer Opportunities
Employment Group: Summer Student

Job Summary

Assists the supervisor or designate in performing the following advanced level engineering functions as required by:

Education & Experience

Post Secondary Student (completion of third year College or University and beyond):

Two (2) years or more 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.

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


Knowledge of project management principles and phases/life cycles of projects, related systems applications and data management tools

Knowledge of aspects of the construction project management and administration process

Sound knowledge of engineering theories, techniques, and procedures or higher mathematics

Advanced level competency in writing and testing computer programs

Advanced level working knowledge of a variety of computer software including Microsoft Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access and Foxpro, MapInfo, ITX, Oracle, ArcView, AutoCAD, Microstation 95, data communication protocols, graphics programs, statistical analysis programs, Aperture, SPAN, and IMA7, etc.

Competencies & Skills

Ability to read engineering plans and specifications, and reports

Ability to read or prepare engineering plans, specifications and reports, designs and/or technical drawings

Ability to perform complex (not preset) calculations regarding, for example, with respect to sewers, watermains and/or road grades

Works with sensitive process and analytical instruments

Ability to work in an office set in a technical work environment

Ability communicate effectively both orally and in writing, including participating in meetings, presentations, and interacting with the public

Ability to operate plotter, engineering copier, etc.

Ability to follow instructions and work with minimal supervision

Ability and willingness to work on construction sites

Ability to operate cars and small trucks

Ability to conduct engineering fieldwork and drafting

Ability to operate power hand tools

Ability to follow instructions and work with minimal supervision

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

Ability to work with sensitive process and analytical instruments


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