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Heavy Civil Transportation Construction Management Internship

This opportunity is with Stacy and Witbeck's subsidiary, Modern Railway Systems. This opportunity would be supporting the Downtown Redmond Link Extension Project.
The Field Engineer Intern works closely with field engineers and project management staff to make sure that projects are progressing on time and on budget.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Work directly with other Field Engineers (and independently) directing and planning the efforts of others and maintain accountability for work accuracy and completeness
  • Train individuals on work processes and technical requirements as required
  • Maintain records as required regarding job progress, costs, material usage, etc.
  • May assist in detailed planning and scheduling of job and/or job segments
  • Investigate problems and/or reported incidents; identify and recommend solutions/alternates as appropriate
  • Review plans and specifications to determine material requirements (quantities and qualities), pricing of materials, etc.
  • Work with suppliers as required by facilitating the handling and expediting the delivery of materials
  • Aid in estimating projects as required to include quantity take-offs
  • Performing other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

  • Pursuit of Bachelors of Engineering Degree or equivalent from four-year college
  • Able to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents
  • Able to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints
  • Able to write presentations and articles using original or innovative techniques or style; ability to make effective and persuasive arguments and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors; ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, etc.,) in its most difficult phases
  • Ability to use computer assisted drafting (CAD) equipment and software
  • Ability to comprehend and apply principles of calculus, modern algebra, and statistical theory
  • Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems
  • Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables

Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.