Position: Summer Student - Engineering Student II - Union 35 hours
Competition Number: 2018-EX-EN-52049633-01
Competition posting date: 2018-02-07
Competition closing date: 2018-02-28
Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department
Affiliation: CUPE 503 Inside/Outside
Salary: $16.049 per hour (2018 rates of pay)
Category: Summer Opportunities
Employment Group: Summer Student
Assists the supervisor or designate in performing the following intermediate level engineering functions as required including:.
Conducting engineering fieldwork including conducting visual surveys, collecting data, taking photographs Monitoring construction operations;
Conducting general construction site office duties;
Maintaining quality and quantity control of contract materials.
Education & Experience
Post Secondary Student (completion of second year College or university): mechanical, chemical, environmental or electrical engineering, architectural or civil/structural engineering program with a strong computer applications background.
Minimum of one (1) year but less than two (2) years of related experience is required.
Relevant work experience required.
Experience in Engineering environment will be considered an asset.
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.
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
Intermediate level of knowledge of engineering theories, techniques, and procedures or higher mathematics
Intermediate level competency in writing and testing computer programs
Intermediate level working knowledge of a variety of computer software which may include 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 conduct engineering fieldwork and drafting.
Ability to read engineering plans and specifications, and reports
Ability to read or prepare designs and/or technical drawings
Ability to perform complex calculations including quantity calculations
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
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 operate power hand tools.
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