Intern - Engineering

internship - full time,

City Of Mckinney
Mckinney, TX
Closed
Posted 84 Days ago
City Of Mckinney
Mckinney, TX
internship - full time,
Posted 84 Days ago
Closed

Description

Intern - Engineering Salary $8.00 Hourly Location Texas 75069, TX Job Type Intern Department Engineering Job Number 181900152 Closing 5/1/2019 5:00 PM Central Summary The goal of the City of McKinney Internship Program is to provide a valuable learning experience to the students of McKinney, in order to help them grow and succeed in their careers. Therefore, this internship opportunity is available only to full-time high school and college students who are currently City of McKinney, Texas residents. *The Internship Program will be for the summer of 2019 and work hours will be based on the selected applicant's schedule.* WORKING FOR THE CITY OF MCKINNEY Working for the City of McKinney is more than a job. It is an opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others. It is also an opportunity to have a hand in the development of one of the fastest growing communities in the nation. In 2014, our community was named "The #1 Best Place to Live in America." Although proud of that honor, everyone on our team is committed to making McKinney an even better place to live, work and raise a family. That's why we exist. OUR CORE VALUES City of McKinney employees work hard and at a very fast pace. However, we also look after and support one another. All of us are guided by four employee-generated values Respect, Integrity, Service, and Excellence (RISE). We are also supported by servant-based leaders who foster and support a healthy, family-oriented culture. All new employees are expected to embrace and live by our core values and commit to helping us sustain our exceptional work environment. SUMMARY OF POSITION The City of McKinney is seeking to hire an intern in the Engineering Department to provide significant contributions to the success of one of the fastest growing cities in the nation. The City's dynamic workplace provides a win-win opportunity for interns to gain valuable experience and to allow both you and the City of McKinney to decide if a career with the City is right for you. Under general supervision of the Director of Engineering, this position may perform a full range of duties related to one or more functions of the Engineering Department, as assigned and detailed further below. As a member of one of the assigned Department teams, you will have the opportunity to work on real projects. As an intern, you'll see how what you are learning in school transforms into real life situations. Your role in the group is an important one, your work is taken seriously, and you are counted on as a contributing member of a team. Essential Functions/Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities GENERAL EXPECTATIONS FOR ALL EMPLOYEES In order for us to continue to achieve our primary function of making McKinney a better place to live, work, and raise a family, we hold these expectations for all employees. Learn and demonstrate an understanding of how team, department, and City goals are interconnected. Contribute to a positive work culture. Ability to assess his/her work performance or the work performance of the team. Contribute to the development of others and/or the working unit or overall organization. Ability and willingness to work as part of a team, to demonstrate team skills, and to perform a fair share of team responsibilities. Ability to continuously learn and develop through a mix of internal and external training opportunities, and if applicable, encourage subordinates to do the same. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Perform a wide variety of duties, which may include, but are not limited to, assisting the Engineering Department in the following areas depending on assignment: Help collect, analyze and present data that will improve the quality of services provided (i.e. Neighborhood Traffic Management / Traffic Signal Operations / Traffic Control, etc.) Assist with various inspections and/or field reviews for various department functions (i.e. Infrastructure Construction, Traffic Observation and Monitoring, Construction Inspection, Stormwater/Drainage, etc.) Assist with the review of various engineering plans, including infrastructure plans, development plans, permits, and studies Assist in the evaluation of public complaints Provide information and assistance to managers, employees and the general public Work as a cooperative and supportive member of the Division to provide exceptional customer service Comply with all written City policies and procedures OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS: Perform other duties as assigned or directed. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND BEHAVIORS Ability to embrace and embody the City's core values of Respect, Integrity, Service, and Excellence (R.I.S.E.). Exhibit strong professional judgment, decision-making, and ethics Operate various types of office equipment including computers, printers, and calculators Tactfully respond to requests and inquiries from employees, supervisors, and the general public Organize work for timely completion The ability to work in a team environment; contribute as a team member and treat co-workers, subordinates and customers with respect Build professional relationships with internal staff and customers Offer flexibility and adaptability, especially during times of change Positively influence organization and its employees through words and action Communicate effectively both orally and in writing Strong communication, organization, and time management skills Ability to maintain confidentiality of all aspects of job responsibilities Strong verbal and written communication skills Excellent follow up skills and attention to detail Strong customer service skills Ability to multi task and meet deadlines Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with management and employees Required Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Must be currently enrolled full-time in high school or college to be eligible for participation in the City of McKinney Internship Program. Must have excellent communication skills, both written and oral and ability to work courteously with the public. Should be self-motivated and able to stay on task with a minimal amount of direction. Knowledge of Microsoft office products (Word, Excel, and Access) preferred. Any work related experience resulting in acceptable proficiency levels in the above Minimum Qualifications is an acceptable substitute for the above specified education and experience requirements. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT Must pass a drug screen and background check. Physical Demands/Supplemental PHYSICAL DEMANDS Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (10-15 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station. WORK ENVIRONMENT There is limited exposure to environmental conditions. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed as of the date of preparation and approval. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and all requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. The City of McKinney is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) committed to an alcohol / drug free workplace and to providing equal opportunities regardless of age, race, color, gender, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. No benefits offered for this position. 01 Are you currently enrolled full-time as a high school or college student with a permanent address in McKinney, TX? Yes No Required Question Agency City of McKinney Address 201 W. Louisiana St. McKinney, Texas, 75069 Phone 972-547-7560 Website

Skills

engineering, microsoft office, microsoft excel, microsoft word, customer service, time management, training, microsoft access, materials, drainage, completion, organization, objective-c, writing, scheduling

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