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Student Trainee (Civil Engineering)

Positions are being filled under the Pathways Student Internship Authority which is designed to provide students enrolled in a variety of educational institutions, from high school to graduate level, with paid work opportunities in agencies to explore federal careers while in school.

If selected you must report no later than June 2022 to begin the internship.

Assignments will be developmental in nature and will assist the employee in gaining the competencies necessary for a career.

  • Performs a variety of survey work to develop topographic, cross section, profile, and other types of duty for use by a professional engineer.
  • Operates and is trained in the operation of engineering instruments such as an engineer's level, hand level, laser level, total station, data collector, and GPS.
  • Operates a personal computer to process data, organize data, type design reports, estimate costs, calculate material quantities, and perform simple hydrology and hydraulic calculations.
  • Assists with construction inspection and layout for conservation structures for adherence to plans and specifications.
  • Assists technicians in evaluating the needs and feasibility of proposed conservation projects.