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Engineer Intern

at Idaho Division of Human Resources in Twin Falls, Idaho, United States

Job Description

Engineer Intern

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$20.00 – $22.00 Hourly

Location

Twin Falls, ID

Job Type

Full Time

Department

Department of Water Resources

Job Number

09364

Closing

7/12/2021 11:59 PM Mountain

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Description

The Idaho Department of Water Resources (IDWR) seeks an Engineer Intern with strong customer service skills, attention to detail, and the desire to work in a team environment. This opening is located in the IDWR Southern Regional Office in Twin Falls, Idaho. This position supports the IDWR Safety of Dams Program, as well as other regional water resource activities. At the Engineer Intern level, the position performs and coordinates engineering assignments to develop a professional working knowledge, which requires the application of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria necessary to fulfill the experience for licensure as a professional engineer.

This job announcement is for an Engineer Intern job classification, which is the entry-level position in the Engineer career track. This position is used for recruitment and training purposes to underfill the duties of the next full level job class in the Engineering career track. Typically it will take approximately two years of experience at the Engineer Intern level to advance to the Engineer Associate level. There are multiple postings for this job opening. Please apply for the position announcement at the level of the Engineer career track in which you qualify (Engineer Intern; Engineer Associate; Engineer, Staff; or Engineer, Technical 1).

BENEFITS

IDWR offers a competitive benefits package that includes medical insurance, retirement benefits, paid leave, holidays, and more.

+ Excellent low-cost Health, Dental, Vision Insurance (https://ogi.idaho.gov/)

+ Participation in one of the nation’s best state retirement systems PERSI Retirement (https://www.persi.idaho.gov/Members/base\_plan.cfm)

+ Generous vacation and sick leave accrual beginning as soon as you start

+ Ten paid holidays a year

+ Multiple savings plans, including an optional 401k & Deferred Compensation plans

+ Group Life Insurance/Disability Insurance/Supplemental Life Insurance (https://ogi.idaho.gov/life-disability/)

+ Employee Assistance Program

+ Wellness Program (https://healthmatters.idaho.gov/)

Example of Duties

+ Conduct inspections of existing dams and monitor construction activities for new dams and hydraulic structures.

+ Perform limited technical engineering analysis related to dam design, hydrology, and slope stability.

+ Engage dam owners and local emergency service providers to include dams and reservoirs in hazard assessment, communication, and risk mitigation activities.

+ Coordinate collection of water discharge, water use, and related data.

+ Process water right filings for permits, transfers, and ownership changes.

+ Respond to customer inquiries regarding water rights, filing requirements, statutes, rules, and policies.

+ Provide engineering and other technical assistance as needed for the regional office staff.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must meet one of the following qualifications:

+ Graduation from a four-year Engineering curriculum accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (EAC/ABET) PLUS within six (6) months of hire receive certification by the Idaho Board of Professional Engineers as an Engineer-In-Training

+ OR Certification as an EIT from another jurisdiction that included graduation from a four-year engineering curriculum accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (EAC/ABET)

+ OR graduation from a four-year engineering curriculum accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (EAC/ABET) PLUS verification that the candidate has passed the Fundamentals of Engineering Examination.

Candidates must possess a valid driver’s license.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

+ Some knowledge of the design and construction of various dam types and outlets and spillways, drainage analysis, and hydrology.

+ Some knowledge of Water Resource Management.

Exam

There is an exam to determine your eligibility. Enter your responses to the questions in the space provided in the examination. You must have the minimum level of experience or education described for each question addressing a minimum requirement to qualify for this position. Scoring will be based on the information you provide. It is important that the information you provide clearly supports your responses.

Supplemental Information

Working Conditions

This is the entry-level position for all professional level engineering related work. Incumbents work under the supervision of a Professional Engineer(s) and receive on-the-job, structured training for approximately four years which is a prerequisite for licensure as a Professional Engineer. After certification as to completion of training, candidates will be eligible to take the examination to become a Professional Engineer as determined by the Idaho Board of Professional Engineers.

The work is performed in an office and field environment. The position requires regular travel and may involve hazardous conditions with intense noise. This position requires occasional overnight stays. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to balance, bend and stoop, climb, crawl, grasp, kneel, pull hand over hand, push, reach above the shoulder, sustain repetitive motion, sit, stand, and/or walk for extended periods of time, and lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

To learn more about the Idaho Department of Water Resources, please visit our website: https://idwr.idaho.gov

Our Mission:

To serve the citizens of Idaho by ensuring that water is conserved and available to sustain Idaho’s economy, ecosystems, and resulting quality of life

EEO Statement

Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources at (208) 334-2263. Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

https://dhr.idaho.gov/StateEmployees/Benefits.html

*Benefits may not be applicable for temporary or seasonal positions.

01 (Minimum Qualification) Do you meet one of the following qualifications: A) Graduation from a four-year Engineering curriculum accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (EAC/ABET) PLUS within six (6) months of hire receive certification by the Idaho Board of Professional Engineers as an Engineer-In-Training; OR B) OR Certification as an EIT from another jurisdiction that included graduation from a four-year engineering curriculum accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (EAC/ABET); OR C) graduation from a four-year engineering curriculum accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (EAC/ABET) PLUS verification that the candidate has passed the Fundamentals of Engineering Examination.

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+ No

02 (Minimum Qualification) Please provide your EIT certificate number, the date it was issued, and the issuing state. If you are in school and plan to take the Fundame

Job Details

Company

Idaho Division of Human Resources

Location


Twin Falls, Idaho 83303
United States

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Job Posting: JC186314833

Posted On: Jun 23, 2021

Updated On: Jul 15, 2021