Job Title: Engineering & Construction Paraprofessional Intern
Academic Field of Study: Civil Engineering
Department: Engineering and Construction
Reports To: Planning Manager
Anticipated Length of Assignment: 6 Months
Job Summary: The intern will assist with various projects throughout the assignment, including, but not limited to:
1. Project Title: District-Wide CSO/Collection System updates in Geographical Information System (GIS)
Project Description: Review of Project-Specific CSO/Collection System line work and GIS Support
Review and QC historic and current CSO/Collection systems sewer alignment, facilities and future easement/property data
Work with GIS department to enter data into GIS
Track and review on-going design project updates
2. Project Title: Various Planning, Plant, Project Controls and Collection System Project Support
Project Description: Support project management activities
Assist in procurement of a consultant including assistance in the development of project RFPs
Review invoices, progress reports and schedules
Assist with review of program-level project schedules and coordination
Sharepoint project update
Sharepoint file maintenance/management
Business process analysis and workflow development
3. Project Title: Geotechnical and Spatial Analysis
Project Description: Analyze soil boring geotechnical data and enter into GIS
Review soil boring logs to identify water level and soil types
Create soil/rock profile
Enter data into GIS
4. Project Title: Stormwater Credit Application Support
Review individual credit applications and Quality and Quantity Credit Applications
Evaluate impervious area and calculate runoff tributary to specific stormwater control measures
Evaluate and review stormwater detention methodologies
Re-calculate stormwater credit as necessary
5. Project Title: Water Quality Benefit Calculation
Project Description: Calculate water benefit of Member Community Infrastructure Grant Program Proposals/Recommendation
Review MCIP grant proposals
Utilizing project parameters including area, length or volume calculate the associated water quality benefit of implementing the project
6. Project Title: Capital Improvement Planning Support
Assist in CIP project scope, schedule and cost development
Assist in Business Risk Exposure scoring of projects nominated for the CIP
Assist in analysis of overall CIP cashflow and prioritization
7. Other duties as assigned
Minimum Education Requirements:
Candidate must be enrolled in school or must have graduated within 24 months from the date of application.
Field of Study:
Declared Majors: Civil Engineering or a related field of study
Degree Program Levels:
Any of the following degree program levels may qualify
Bachelor Degree (Freshman - Senior)
Minimum Job Requirements:
Candidate must be able to work 40 hours per week. Working hours are Monday – Friday during normal business hours.
Candidate must be able to commit to a 6 month assignment with an option to extend the assignment at NEORSD’s discretion. This internship program provides for a time-limited role at NEORSD with no express or implied guarantee of future employment beyond the assignment period. This position is governed by all applicable NEORSD administrative policies, practices and procedures related to temporary employees.
The District requires protective footwear (i.e., steel or composite-toed) when working in the plants, pump stations, construction sites, public rights-of-way and other posted areas. New hires are required to have protective footwear, meeting the following criteria, on the first day of employment: 1) Must be ANSI Z41-1999 or ASTM F-2412/2413 (2005) certified, 2) Must have a steel or composite protective toe, 3) Must be, at a minimum, a 6” work boot or 6” hiker-style boot (Note: shoes are not permitted), 4) Must have a slip-resistant sole. It is also recommended, but not required, that footwear be waterproof and have included a shank to protect the bottom of the foot.
Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license with a driving record in accordance with the District’s acceptable guidelines.
The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District protects public health and the environment by leading effective wastewater and stormwater management. As the largest wastewater treatment provider in the State of Ohio, the Sewer District spans 380 square miles, serves 62 communities and one million residents, and treats 90 billion gallons of wastewater a year.
In addition to its award-winning treatmen...t plant and laboratory performance, the Sewer District’s Project Clean Lake construction program will reduce annual Lake Erie pollution by 4 billion gallons by 2036, while its Regional Stormwater Management Program addresses widespread inter-community problems like flooding, pollution, and erosion.