Bes Student Intern Engineering Services - Open Continuous

internship - part time,

City of Portland
Portland, OR
Closed
Posted 95 Days ago
City of Portland
Portland, OR
internship - part time,
Posted 95 Days ago
Closed

Description

BES Student Intern (Engineering Services)- Open Continuous Salary $14.56 - $17.66 Hourly Location OR 97204, OR Job Type Casual Bureau Bureau of Environmental Services Job Number 2019-00350 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 Engineering Services Group! The Bureau of Environmental Services' Engineering Services Group works to serve the community by managing the analysis, planning, design and construction of capital projects to protect, expand and improve our system's infrastructure to protect public health and watersheds. The Engineering Services group has openings for interns in the Construction section and the Systems Development 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 Engineering Trainee 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: Knowledge of standard office practices and procedures for maintaining and setting up both manual and electronic files; basic methods and procedures for archiving and retrieving map and drawing information; and data gathering and research techniques. Ability to learn and operate a variety of computer software programs to record and analyze data, maintain technical files, and prepare maps, plans, records, graphics, documents and reports. 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 Overview with Job Duties Construction: Assists Construction Services staff with all tasks associated with annually delivering ~$80M of capital improvement projects including sanitary and storm sewer rehabilitation, storm capacity improvements including green street construction, stream restoration and rehabilitation including improving fish passage through replacement of undersized culverts and various special projects generally associated with implementing best practices for construction management. Tasks Include: Assisting construction managers in review and development of design plans and specifications for bidding with a focus on constructability. Coordinating through the BES Construction Manager with other City staff in bidding of projects, analysis of bids, recommendations to award, and pre-construction conferences with successful bidders. Assisting Construction Services staff in effective construction management with a focus on collaboration with City and Contractor staff, cost, schedule and document management of active construction projects, occasional site inspections to assist in monitoring quality and safe practices and the use of web-based construction management systems. Taking part in special projects to research national construction management best practices with the goal to evaluate and report on BES performance relative to these best practices. Systems Development: This internship focuses on the design and construction of sanitary sewer extension project. Intern will learn to apply basic engineering principles to complete a basic design of a gravity sanitary sewer by completing calculations, drawings and details, and cost estimates and project schedules within the Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) project management framework. There is also an opportunity for this position to assist with the design of stormwater management facilities for transportation projects within the City. Intern will interact with many employees within BES, Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT), and other bureaus as well as sewer customers to be served by the extension. Tasks Include: Completing project engineering and project management for a new sanitary sewer project for nonconforming sewer connection conversions. Providing reviews and technical support for the larger capital sewer projects that remedy nonconforming sewers. Providing technical support and customer service for City of Portland residents who have nonconforming sewer issues. Researching historical records and databases to determine existing routes of service. Assisting in the design of stormwater management systems in support of PBOT projects through the Inter-agency (IA) group. 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 knowledge of standard office practices and procedures for maintaining and setting up both manual and electronic files; basic methods and procedures for archiving and retrieving map and drawing information; and data gathering and research techniques? Yes No 02 Please provide examples of your knowledge of standard office practices and procedures for maintaining and setting up both manual and electronic files; basic methods and procedures for archiving and retrieving map and drawing information; and data gathering and research techniques. 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 ability to learn and operate a variety of computer software programs to record and analyze data, maintain technical files, and prepare maps, plans, records, graphics, documents and reports? Yes No 04 Please provide examples of your ability to learn and operate a variety of computer software programs to record and analyze data, maintain technical files, and prepare maps, plans, records, graphics, documents and reports. 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 Do you have experience with GIS? Yes No 06 Please provide examples of your experience with GIS. 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) 07 Are you currently enrolled or will be enrolled in a trade school training program, college or university undergraduate or graduate program? Yes No 08 Please select the division you are interested in below (Select all that apply): Construction Construction Construction Construction Systems Development Required Question Agency City of Portland Address 1120 SW 5th Ave, 404 Portland, Oregon, 97204 Phone 503-823-6821 Website

Skills

project engineering, materials, project management, customer service, research, analysis, training, purchasing, databases, organization, transportation, coaching, scheduling, planning, recruiting

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