Website University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is looking for highly motivated and talented candidates for the part-time role of Engineering Assistant. The new role is available in Chapel Hill, NC 27599.
Job: Engineering Assistant
Full-time, Part-time, Temporary
Company: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Location: Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Temporary Staff (SHRA)
ES Stormwater – 227610
Position Posting Category
Engineering and Architecture
15.00 per hour
If part-time, how many hours per week?
Proposed Start Date
Estimated Duration of Appointment
6 months or less
Posting Open Date
Posting Close Date
Description of Work
The Energy Services-Stormwater group provides engineering and mapping for the University stormwater infrastructure, including drainage conveyance and stormwater control measures. The selected candidate will work directly with water resources engineers. The position will be more hours during the summer
Job duties include but are not limited to
Reviewing construction documents and design to obtain information about stormwater structures.
Performing mathematical computations using geometric and trigonometric functions.
(e.g calculations related to volume, surface area and elevation)
Entering engineering data into spreadsheets or database
Collecting field data related to stormwater structures.
Scanning and cataloging design reports and construction drawings.
Using hydrologic models.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or equivalency with coursework in mathematics and one year of experience relating to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Minimum one year experience related to engineering, construction, or office support or one year of college-level coursework related to civil andenvironmental engineering, environmental science or related fields.
Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
Experience or coursework related to GIS, mapping, drafting/reading construction drawings, and/or databases.
Expereince or coursework related to hydrology or hydraulics.
Demonstrated enthusiasm and aptitude for acquiring new skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills? excellent teamwork and time management skills.
Special Physical and Mental Requirements
The environmental conditions range from air conditioned office building to dusty, hot, humid and cold conditions. This position will be required to work in all conditions at various lengths of time depending on the need for operational requirements. Position must be able to navigate uneven terrain. When required to enter confined spaces or hazardous environments, safety equipment is provided. Position requires an ability to climb ladders/stairs, navigate uneven terrain, move items weighing 50 or more pounds.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Please attach a cover letter that addresses your interest in this position.
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