Category: Jobs – Internships/Co-ops

Job Posting: CAD Tech @ OHM (Hancock)

OHM is looking to hire a CAD Technician in their Hancock office. This person would be working closely with Engineers to help draft plans for Construction for Municipal, Transportation, Trail, and Site jobs. At this point, the individual doesn’t need much experience other than familiarity with Civil 3D, as there will be some training.

See below for the link to the job posting.

https://recruiting.ultipro.com/OHM1000OHMA/JobBoard/e6849ce8-d619-4e84-aedc-cdcd63008580/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=8d9fa493-f39c-4437-89c7-b875ce87d8fc

Job Posting: Railroad Industry Opportunity – West Lake Corridor Project Internship

Railroad Industry Opportunity: West Lake Corridor Project Internship
Description: The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD) is expanding its South Shore Line passenger train service to Hammond, Munster, and Dyer through the construction of a new line known as the West Lake Corridor (WLC). To assist with various tasks relating to this service expansion, NICTD seeks a college student in their junior, senior, or graduate years of study with an engineering, marketing, and/or communications background to serve as a project intern.

Reporting to the project engineer, the intern shall assist the project manager and associated project engineers with engineering, communication, public outreach, and other activities as directed. This position may also work on other assignments associated with capital improvements on the South Shore Line. Work may be available during the 2021-2022 school year on a part time basis as well as during the summer of 2022. This is an at-will six month initial opportunity that may, at the District’s discretion, be renewed for successive periods of time or on a month to month basis.

Health Note: To qualify for an interview, candidates must meet the CDC’s most current
definition of fully vaccinated from the COVID virus or provide written evidence of a bona-fide medical or religious exemption from receipt of COVID immunizations. If hired, the successful candidate must also agree to self-test weekly for the COVID virus as part of the District’s efforts to ensure a safe and healthy workplace.

Duties and Responsibilities:
● Assists in project implementation by providing support to the West Lake Corridor
project team.
● Basic Engineering tasks including reading drawings, organize digital and physical copies
of drawings, completing monthly reporting tasks, assisting with creating expenditure request and coordinate review of submittals within eBuilder.
● Coordinate with the Design Builder to prepare, post, and manage timely project updates
on various social media locations and the NICTD project website.
● Assist with all public outreach activities including, but not limited to, preparation and
logistical management of public meetings and information sessions.
● Perform other duties as assigned including, but not limited to, assistance with
communications, engineering, public outreach, and such other topics or projects as directed.

Qualifications: Applicants must meet the following education/experience requirements:
(1) Currently enrolled as a full time student pursuing a bachelor’s degree, in their junior,
senior, or graduate year(s) of studies. Engineering, communication, and/or marketing majors, minors, or skills are highly preferred.
(2) Interest in longer term employment within the field of transportation, public utilities, or
other relevant fields is preferred but not required.
(3) GPA of 2.8 or better or enrollment in an honors’ program.
(4) Participation in relevant extra-curricular activities.
(5) Demonstrated ability to identify problems as well as develop and implement
solutions.
(6) Self-starter with the ability to timely address multiple priorities and deadlines.
(7) Demonstrated proficiency in knowledge and application of Microsoft Windows and Office Suite – especially Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
(8) Willingness to learn, able to work under occasionally highly stressful or uncertain
conditions, excellent verbal and written communication skills, valid driver’s license, and no recent drug, alcohol, or felony convictions.
(9) Must be able to fulfill the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable
accommodations. This is an indoor/outdoor position where the employee frequently must be able to work in the type of environmental and climate conditions typical to northwest Indiana.
(10) Must read, write, and communicate clearly and fluently in English.
(11) Must be flexible about unexpected changes in work assignments or priorities.
(12) Must have reliable transportation to and from Hammond, Indiana.
(13) Must be a U.S. citizen and have a b green card permitting long term employment
including, but not limited to, employment after graduation.
(14) Persons with a long term interest in working in Northwest Indiana are preferred.

Position Schedule: During the school year, the work to be performed will be adjusted to fit the intern’s academic schedule. Work is possible during semester and holiday breaks. During the summer season, the anticipated normal work hours are thirty (30) to forty (40) hours per week or less during the daytime, Monday through Friday. Evening and weekend work may be necessary based on project and operational needs.

Additional Requirements:
(1) Must pass all required assessments
(2) Must pass a background screening
(3) Must pass a post-offer medical examination, including drug and alcohol screenings
(4) Must possess a valid driver’s license and have a safe driving record.

Salary and Benefits: Salary is $17.00/Hour. There are no paid holidays. An identification card will allow the intern free travel on District trains during the time of the internship. Personal protective gear will be supplied if needed. No other benefits are provided.

Code of Conduct Statement: NICTD is committed to maintaining the highest standard of conduct for providing a safe source of public transportation. NICTD job positions are challenging and rewarding. Competitive pay and benefits are provided in a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

How to Apply: Deliver, mail, fax, or e-mail a resume outlining training, experience and work history, to NICTD’s Director of Human Resources & Labor Relations at the address below. A cover letter explaining why you are interested in this opportunity is encouraged; but not required. This is a rolling application process. NICTD accepts no responsibility for misdirected, lost, or misaddressed resumes. This is a rolling application process. Apply early for best consideration; NICTD reserves the option to close this opportunity without notice at any time. Persons who desire confirmation that a resume has been received may contact Ms. Shelly Winn at (219) 874-4221, ext 253. Candidates will be advised after receipt of their resume whether they are selected for an interview. Contact information for delivering resumes:

Director Human Resources & Labor Relations
Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District
Attn: WLC Internship Opportunity
601 N. Roeske Avenue
Michigan City, IN 46360-2669
Fax: (219) 872-5841 E-Mail: bjarne.henderson@nictd.com
NICTD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Job Posting: City of Wausau (Engineering Seasonal Technician)

City of Wausau is once again looking for 2 students to fill openings for our “Engineering Seasonal Technician” positions. The ideal candidate would be a student in a Civil Engineering/Surveying program, or a related Engineering program. Interested students can get more information and apply here:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/wausauwi/jobs/3409871/seasonal-technician-engineering-dept

It would be greatly appreciated if you could forward this on to your students, especially any students from the Wausau area. Students are also welcome to contact me directly should they have any questions about this position.

David Huempfner, PLS

City Surveyor

City of Wausau – Engineering

715-261-6754 (office)

715-581-5987 (cell)

David.Huempfner@ci.wausau.wi.us

Co-Op Employment Opportunity with the Village of Howard, WI

The Village of Howard is interviewing for Summer 2022 Internships, and for Summer/Fall 2022 Co-Ops which are seasonal positions. Interviews in the Green Bay area or via virtual meeting are currently available.

Requirements include:
• Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Tech, Civil/Survey Major, or other related field of study.
• 2.5 GPA or above
• Student Visa, Permanent Visa, or U.S. Citizen,
• Freshman Class Level or higher, and/or Graduate Engineer.

The Village of Howard, approximate population of approximately 20,000, located in the Green Bay, Wisconsin area, is seeking hard working students looking to further their engineering experiences and knowledge through firsthand experience. Construction inspection provides a basic background for civil engineering courses and valuable job experience. Students will obtain valuable construction inspection experience that
can be added to resumes and is highly regarded by prospective future full-time employers. The Village of Howard’s Engineering Department provides construction inspection and administration services for municipal roadway and utility construction projects, typically totaling from 5 to 10 million dollars annually.

Student employees can expect to enjoy a professional, relaxed, atmosphere. While working for the Village you can expect to perform a wide variety of tasks that will give you a more complete understanding of the construction process and a background for your future career.

Generalized Responsibilities Include:

  1. Represent the Village of Howard on the construction site when the Contractor is working usually in excess of an 8 hour day. Work includes effective interaction and communication with surveyors, soil testers, engineers, and construction personnel.
  2. Use and learn about contract specifications and plan-reading skills along with basic land surveying skills to ensure that construction complies with project plans and specifications.
  3. Perform inspection for utility and roadway construction projects.
  4. Verify/record constructed locations of installed utilities.
  5. Maintain a daily log of all construction activities and pertinent conversations or instructions discussed with the contractor(s).
  6. Keep track of construction pay item quantities on a daily basis.
  7. Communicate/report to the Staff or Village Engineer on project progress.
  8. For Co-Op students there will also be the opportunity to assist in record drawing development, preliminary project designs, estimating, and planning.

AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Excel, construction inspection and surveying skills are highly desirable but not required. Having your own vehicle for transportation and a valid driver’s license is required. Wages and mileage
reimbursement are competitive.

Apply via email or regular mail by sending resume and cover letter.

If interested in a paid learning experience, please contact:
Mr. Michael Kaster, P. E.
Village Engineer
Village of Howard
1336 Cornell Road
Green Bay, WI 54313-8923
Email: mkaster@villageofhoward.com
PH:1.920.434.4060
Fax:1.920.434.4072

Job Posting: Advance Testing Company

Advance Testing Company in New York; a construction materials testing and inspection firm providing service on public and private sector works throughout the North East, is offering a cooperative internship for current students or a professional experience opportunity for graduates. Both opportunities entail full time working hours. 

Attached below you can find some information.

Nicholas A. Barone

Engineering Technician Advance Testing Co.  

nbarone@advancetesting.com