Engineering Assistant

Updated: 25 days ago
Location: North Wilkesboro, NORTH CAROLINA

Classification Title:
Engineering Assistant  
Working Title:
Engineering Assistant  
Campus:
UNC-Chapel Hill  
Region:
Piedmont/Triangle  
Job Summary:
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 reports 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 spreadsheet or database. -Scanning and cataloging design reports and construction drawings. -Updating field books to be used for stormwater maintenance.  
Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum 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. Certain positions in the Department of Transportation that serve as Engineering Aides require a high school diploma and no experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Preferred Education and Experience: Minimum one (1) year experience related to engineering, construction, or office support or one (1) year college-level coursework related to civil and environmental engineering, environmental science or related fields; proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel; experience or coursework related to GIS, mapping, drafting/reading construction drawings, and/or databases; demonstrated enthusiasm and aptitude for acquiring new skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills; excellent teamwork and time management skills.  
Position Number:
S010313  
Posting Date:
03/13/2017  
Closing Date:
03/27/2017
American Recovery & Reinvestment Act Funded:
No  

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