Summer StudentEngineering Student IUnion 40 hours

City of Ottawa - Ottawa, ON (5 months ago)

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Position: Summer Student - Engineering Student I - Union 40 hours

Competition Number: 2018-EX-EN-52335659-01

Competition posting date: 2019.02.04

Competition closing date: 2019.03.01

Planning, Infrastructure and Economic Development Department
Multiple Positions
Affiliation: CUPE 503 Inside/Outside
Salary: $15.111 per hour (2019 rates of pay)

Category: Summer Opportunities
Employment Group: Summer Student

Job Summary

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

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

English oral, reading, writing required.
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 programs

Basic 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

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will be contacted.

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reflects the diverse population it serves. The City encourages applications from all qualified individuals.

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