Bes Student Intern Wastewater Group - Open Continuous

internship - part time,

City of Portland
Portland, OR
Closed
Posted 90 Days ago
City of Portland
Portland, OR
internship - part time,
Posted 90 Days ago
Closed

Description

BES Student Intern (Wastewater Group) - Open Continuous Salary $14.56 - $17.66 Hourly Location OR 97204, OR Job Type Casual Bureau Bureau of Environmental Services Job Number 2019-00352 Closing 7/1/2019 11:59 PM Pacific The Position This recruitment will remain open for two months. Applications will be reviewed every two weeks. The first review period will be 4/29/2019. The Bureau of Environmental Services is seeking interns for their Wastewater Group! The Bureau of Environmental Services' Wastewater Group is responsible for the critical infrastructure that collects and reclaims wastewater and stormwater. This group monitors, operates and maintains 2 wastewater treatment plants, 98 pump stations, 3,040 miles of pipe, 2,506 stormwater water quality facilities and 360 properties. The Wastewater Group has openings for interns in the Collection System section, the Maintenance section, the Operations Section, and the Support Services Work & Asset Management Section. Please see "Additional information" below for more details of job responsibilities for each section. Compensation: $14.56 $17.66 per hour based on year in school Work Schedule: Flexible hours between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM; part-time and full-time internship opportunities available Note: This is a temporary Community Service Aide (CSA) II position with a maximum of 1,400 hours in a calendar year. The Bureau of Environmental Services manages Portland's wastewater and stormwater infrastructure to protect public health and the environment. BES is a mission-driven, high-performance organization, leading the City in preserving and restoring the health of Portland's watersheds. More information about the Bureau: To Qualify The following minimum qualifications are required for this position: Ability to learn the processes, techniques and all applicable safety practices, tools, and materials of wastewater collection and treatment. Skill in creating and maintaining records; researching and providing recommendations; reviewing and documenting processes and/or procedures. Additional Qualifications: Must be a student enrolled in a trade school training program, college or university undergraduate or graduate program The Recruitment Process Applicants must submit the following to be considered for the internship: Professional Online Resume Answer to the Supplemental Questions Enrollment Status Verification (unofficial or official transcript, class schedule, etc) Cover Letter (Optional) Your resume and answers to the supplemental questions will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position. Incomplete or inappropriate information may result in disqualification. Your answers to the supplemental questions should include details describing your education, training and/or experience, and where obtained which clearly reflects your qualifications for each of the numbered items in the "To Qualify" section of this announcement. Your resume should support the details described in your answers to the supplemental questions. If you are requesting Veteran's Preference, as identified below, please describe in your answers any transferrable skills obtained during your military service and how they relate to each of the required minimum qualifications under the "To Qualify" section above All completed applications for this position must be submitted no later than July 1, 2019. E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted . If you are requesting Veteran's Preference , attach a copy of your DD214 / DD215 and / or Veteran's Administration Letter Stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veteran's Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment you apply for. Veteran's Preference documentation must be submitted with your application materials. Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at time of application. It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply. If you wish to identify yourself as an individual with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and will be requesting an accommodation, the requests must be made to the Analyst(s) named below No Later Than the Closing Date of This Announcement. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Additional Information Section Overiew with Job Duties Collection System: Intern will become familiar with the activities of an engineering section in the Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) including condition assessment of assets, evaluating maintenance options for assets and evaluation rehabilitation options for assets. Intern will also become familiar with the concept of Asset Management principles touching on likelihood of failure, consequence of failure and risk assessments of assets. Tasks Include: Assisting with field work performed by engineering staff by taking measurements and recording those measurements, rudimentary surveys and condition assessments from visual observation Evaluating condition of stormwater facilities to determine level of maintenance needed by working with Stormwater Operation and Maintenance (O&M) staff Reviewing Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) inspections for accuracy of data entry and assembling documentation for asset engineering evaluations of structurally and/or operationally deficient assets Updating the database of CCTV tapes of sewers needing repairs and denoting this in the Bureau's Hansen database Converting VHS tapes to digital formats Maintenance: Student intern will assist in the several critical work items that the Maintenance Division has, mainly focused on documenting critical work processes and improving reliability-centered maintenance and operations practices. Tasks Include: Preparing Pump Station System Operations Plans for several complex pump station/force main systems such as Ankeny, Sullivan, Inverness and SICSO (includes as-built research, reviewing O&M documents, evaluating system operations, preparing and reviewing technical documents) Updating the Treatment Plant's Operations and Maintenance Plan and Asset Management Guide (reviewing and updating treatment system design and processes, updating maps and process schematics, preparing technical documents, incorporating project information) Evaluating and documenting the Automation Network Assisting with performing field investigation work and research on mechanical/electrical equipment and systems; as well as obtaining/reviewing as-built drawings. Documenting critical work process for the pump station program, and preparing Standard Operating Procedures Operations: Student Interns typically assist Operations staff with seasonal maintenance and a variety of special projects at the Columbia Boulevard and Tryon Creek Treatment Plants. Tasks Include: Assisting in the cleaning and repairs of dry weather, wet weather, and secondary clarifiers that are taken out of service for annual inspections and maintenance Using hoses, hose monitors, and hand tools Assisting with the replacement of aeration basin diffuser membranes Assisting in general grounds and facilities cleaning, using brooms, shovels and other appropriate hand tools On the job training; learning and gaining experience in wastewater process area operations Actual hands-on operator experience under the supervision of journey level operators Assisting in operator task documentation creation and editing Support Services Work & Asset Management The intern will help provide support for BES Wastewater Work & Asset Management System, with a particular focus on the work and asset management software, Oracle WAM (Synergen). Areas of focus include project planning, research and data gathering, data population, data quality review, business process review and documentation. Tasks Include: Researching to determine and populate data for BES Oracle Work and Asset Management System (Synergen) such as for asset systems, asset location, and asset expected useful life Synergen data quality standards review and documentation such as for asset attribution, work order finishing, asset condition assessment and asset failure tracking Synergen business process review and update such as for asset runtime, project records, backlog clean-up, direct stock demand, catalog record creation and maintenance Synergen data clean-up such as for bill of materials consolidation and document attachments Questions? Loan Tran-Recruiter Loan.Tran@portlandoregon.gov (503) 823-6821 A Career with the City of Portland offers many Employee Benefits This summary outlines the benefit programs, actual benefts may vary depending on bargaining unit and employment status. The City of Portland offers a comprehensive benefit package that is competitive with other private and public sector employers. More detailed information can be obtained by calling the Benefits & Wellness Office at 503-823-6031. A choice of two medical/vision plans and two dental plans. Coverage is available to benefits-eligible employees, their spouse/domestic partner and eligible dependent children up to age 26. For full time employees, the City pays 95% of the cost of coverage, you pay 5%. The part-time employees' cost is pro-rated based on the number of hours in the employee's regular work schedule. We offer many on-site fitness center locations and classes, stretching, discounts to local fitness clubs, smoking cessation benefits, chronic care coaching programs, worksite wellness screenings and flu shots. Basic life insurance at no cost to full time employees. Levels of coverage are based on bargaining units, employment status and/or annual salaries. Supplemental life insurance - employees may purchase up to $500,000 for themselves up to $300,000 for their spouse or domestic partner. up to $25,000 for dependent children. This coverage is portable upon retirement or separation. There are some limitations on coverage level. Depending on your bargaining unit, you may be eligible for Basic Long Term disability coverage which will pay up to 40% of your basic monthly earnings up to $3,333 per month. The benefit is available 60 days from the onset of the approved disability, or exhaustion of sick leave, whichever is later. Preexisting condition limitations do apply. Employees may also purchase an additional 20% (of your basic monthly earnings up to $1,667 per month) coverage. Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) provides confidential counseling services for employees and eligible dependents. Effective July 1, 2013, the plan provides up to five free visits per year. Medical Expense Reimbursement Plan ( MERP ) allows you to make pre-tax contributions to your account to pay for eligible medical/dental/vision expenses which are not paid by your health insurance (deductibles, co-pays, etc.) Dependent Care Account Program ( DCAP ) allows you to pay for your eligible dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. The maximum allowable you may contribute to this plan is $5,000. Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP) The City currently pays the employee's share of the retirement contribution. Employees who are OPSRP members are vested after five years of contributions or when they reach age 65 (age 60 for police and fire.) Option to contribute a portion of your earnings on a pre-tax basis to the City's . Paid Leave 80 hours of each year initially. This accrual will increase over time. typically accrues at the rate of 104 hours each year 10 paid each year three personal days accrue each year Family Medical Leave In accordance with federal and state law, and the City policy for family medical leave the City grants family and medical leave to eligible employees for certain family and medical related reasons. Other Benefits City's TRIP Reduction Incentive Program (for transportation options) 01 Do you have the ability to learn the processes, techniques and all applicable safety practices, tools, and materials of wastewater collection and treatment? Yes No 02 Please provide examples of your ability to learn the processes, techniques and all applicable safety practices, tools, and materials of wastewater collection and treatment. In your response , include details which clearly reflect how you meet this minimum qualification. Such as, Examples of when you used the knowledge skill or ability; Role you served in (professional, internship, volunteer) ; and Total years of experience applying the knowledge, skill or ability. (Enter N/A, if you do not have relevant experience) 03 Do you have the skill in creating and maintaining records; researching and providing recommendations; reviewing and documenting processes and/or procedures.? Yes No 04 Please provide examples of your skill in creating and maintaining records; researching and providing recommendations; reviewing and documenting processes and/or procedures. In your response , include details which clearly reflect how you meet this minimum qualification. Such as, Examples of when you used the knowledge skill or ability; Role you served in (professional, internship, volunteer) ; and Total years of experience applying the knowledge, skill or ability. (Enter N/A, if you do not have relevant experience) 05 Are you currently enrolled or will be enrolled in a trade school training program, college or university undergraduate or graduate program? Yes No 06 Please select the division you are interested in below (Select all that apply): Collection System Maintenance Operations Support Services-Work & Asset Managament Required Question Agency City of Portland Address 1120 SW 5th Ave, 404 Portland, Oregon, 97204 Phone 503-823-6821 Website

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