Summer Student - Engineering Student I - Union 40 hours
- 15.11 - 1 hourly
- City Of Ottawa
Assists the supervisor or designate in performing the following intermediate level engineering functions as required including:
- Entering and maintaining data, conducting data audits and analysis and preparing data records.
- Conducting engineering fieldwork including conducting visual surveys, collecting data, taking photographs.
Education & Experience
Post Secondary Student (completion of first year College or university):
- mechanical, chemical,environmental or
- electrical engineering, architectural or
- civil/structural engineering program with a strong computer applications background.
Minimum of eight (8) months but less than one (1) year of related experience is required:
- General work experience required.
Language, Certificates & Licenses
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 and have own transportation.
Students must supply own CSA-approved, green patch safety work boots.
Basic knowledge of aspects of the construction project management and administration process
Basic level of knowledge of engineering theories, techniques, and procedures or higher mathematics
Basic level competency in writing and testing computer programsBasic computer application use which may include Microsoft Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access and Foxpro, MapInfo, ITX, ArcView, AutoCAD, Microstation 95
Competencies & Skills
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 read engineering plans and specifications, and reports
Ability to read or prepare designs and/or technical drawings
Ability to perform simple quantity calculations and to record data as directed
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