Engineering Student - Construction/Surveying (Summer Student 2024)

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Job Title:
Engineering Student - Construction/Surveying (Summer Student 2024)
Job Number:
J0124-0406
Job Code:
NOENGC
Job Category:
SUMMER STUDENT
Department:
Engineering Services
Location:
1211 JCB UTILITIESK
Bargaining Unit:
Student
Job Type:
Summer Student
Employment Type:
Replacement
Number of Positions:
3
Contract Duration :
May 1 to Sept 1, 2024
Hours of Work:
35 hrs/wk
Salary:
$20.00/Hour
Date Posted:
February 1, 2024
Closing Date:
March 3, 2024


Opening Statement

We acknowledge that the City of Kingston is situated on traditional Anishinabek (Ah- nish-in-ah-bay), Haudenosaunee (Ho-den-o-show-nee) and Huron-Wendat (huron-wen·dat) territory and is the home of many Indigenous peoples. We are grateful to reside and work on this land.

Kingston is a smart, livable city in the heart of eastern Ontario. Its stable and diversified economy includes global corporations, innovative start-ups and all levels of government. Kingstonians enjoy a high quality of life with access to world-class education and research institutions, advanced healthcare facilities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment and tourism activities.

We take our core values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Pride seriously and apply these standards to everything we do. We foster a working environment that reflects our community’s diversity and respects people’s dignity, ideas and beliefs. The City of Kingston views diversity as its strength and encourages people from all backgrounds, including but not limited to women, racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, Persons with Disabilities and persons who identify as members 2SLGBTQIA+ communities, to apply.

Position Summary

Assist with construction inspections – keep daily work records of construction occurring on site in order to control quantities of materials being placed i.e. sidewalk, pavement, manholes and pipes

Check grades of pipes, roads and sidewalk elevations

Assist in the collection and analysis of construction and surveying data

Assist with research and the preparation of reports

Responsible for data entry duties as required

Other duties as assigned

Hours of operation are 7:00am – 6:00pm

Qualifications, Competencies

MUST BE ENROLLED IN AND RETURNING TO FULL-TIME POST SECONDARY STUDIES IN FALL OF 2024 – Verification will be required

Must be enrolled in college or university in the field of Civil Engineering

Must have a valid Class "G" Driver's License with a satisfactory driver's abstract; and must provide own transportation

AutoCAD experience is considered an asset

Must demonstrate corporate competencies: Customer Focus, Results Orientation, Integrity, and Teamwork

Skills, Abilities, Work Demands

Strong customer service skills

Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel

Trimble survey software or Trimble Access experience considered an asset

Ability to organize and prioritize tasks

Judgement and discretion when dealing with confidential information

Ability to follow instructions and perform assigned duties with limited direct supervision

Excellent interpersonal skills

Must provide and wear green patch safety shoes during shifts

Ability to work outside in inclement weather conditions when required

A satisfactory criminal record check will be required at successful candidate’s expense

Closing Statement

Please inform us of any accommodations we need to make to ensure a barrier-free recruitment experience. Accommodations are available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC)and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) at any stage in the recruitment process. We’re happy to provide more information if you email us at HRCity@cityofkingston.ca.

Please apply to Career Opportunities at: www.cityofkingston.ca/Careers
Your resumé must demonstrate how you meet position requirements. Please upload to your profile any educational Degrees, Diplomas and/or Certificates that are relevant and required for the position. We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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