Granger-Hunter Improvement District
  • 04-Feb-2020 to 16-Mar-2020 (MST)
  • Engineering Division
  • West Valley City, UT, USA
  • $18.00
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

Holiday pay depending on hours worked

Engineering Intern -

Job Summary:  

Assist with construction inspection of culinary and sanitary sewer pipeline projects; perform source quality monitoring of wells and data entry in Microsoft Excel; acquire GPS data utilizing Trimble R10 survey equipment; assist with AutoCAD and GIS projects; assist with construction contracts and conduct hydraulic analyses; assist with general administrative tasks including copying, scanning, filing, and organizing documents; assist with other Engineering Department responsibilities.  

This position is for 40 hours per week (6:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday Thursday) May 2019 through August 2019 (exact dates can be flexible with the candidate's school schedule). Additional part-time dates outside the school year may be possible.  

This position is temporary (seasonal) and will not be eligible for benefits.

General Qualification Requirements  

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  The requirements of this position provide that the employee work in a safety sensitive manner and should carry out his/her duties as such.                                    

Prior Work Experience:   Experience with GPS survey equipment preferred. Previous experience in work related to water and sewer line construction preferred.  

Education and Training:   The ideal candidate will be pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or closely related field and will have completed at least two academic years of college coursework. High school diploma required. EIT (Engineer in Training) preferred.  

Licenses, Certifications, Etc.:  1-Valid Utah driver's license.

Background Knowledge:  

  1. Requires a basic knowledge of technical procedures for the industry including pipe networks, pipeline design, hydraulic systems, survey practices, traffic control, and industry standard construction practices.
  2. Requires a basic knowledge of the District's products and services; basic knowledge of operating policies and procedures.           

Performance Expectations:

  1. Must have the ability to plan, coordinate and implement projects independently and report the outcomes of those projects to management.
  1. Must be able to make logical decisions using generally recognized skills and techniques.
  1. Must have communication skills with the ability to communicate with management, contractors, developers, the general public and business vendors.
  1. Must be able to function under the direction of others and use common construction practices to make decisions regarding infrastructure.
  1. Must demonstrate safety leadership by promoting and facilitating the safety of co-workers and the general public. Must perform all job tasks in compliance with GHID safety policies and procedures.

Required Skills and Abilities:  

  1. Must be able to rely on policy, written guidance or internal discussions to resolve problems.
  2. Must have verbal skills to communicate effectively with employees and external business contacts.
  3. Must have experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.

Physical Demands:  

 The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

  1. Common dexterity is continuously required.
    1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to: talk and hear.
    2. The employee is frequently required to: sit or perform repetitive wrist, hand and/or finger movement.
    3. The employee is occasionally required to: feel attributes of objects, grasp, push, stand, walk, drive, reach with arms or hands, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl.
    4. The employee must lift weight or exert force as follows:
  1. Regularly: Up to 10 pound
  2. Frequently: Up to 20 pounds
  3. Occasionally: Up to 40 pounds
  4. Rarely:             Up to 100 pounds

Specific vision abilities include:   Clarity of vision at 20 feet or more and 20 inches or less.  Ability to adjust eye to bring an object into sharp focus. 

Challenging working conditions on construction sites.  Frequent exposure to outdoor weather conditions.  Frequent exposure to moderate noise, airborne particles, oils, vibration, wet or humid conditions, near street traffic or confined spaces.  

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Overall Effort and Work Location:

  1. Has frequent contact with contractors, other utility agencies, and District customers.
  1. Must be able to withstand regular periods of moderate physical or mental activity.
  1. Must be able to work a predictable and consistent schedule. Occasional overtime may be required.


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