Engineering Technician – Dixie National Forest (Cedar City UT)

Position Type: Internship

Open until: Jan. 10th, 2017

Wage: $ 14.07

Location: Cedar City, Utah

Description:

The Dixie National Forest is hiring up to 3 Road Surveyors/Engineering Technicians; the office location is at 1789 North Wedgewood Lane in Cedar City and the starting hourly rate will be $14.07. Field work will require travel in the summer at ALL times. The position being offered must be willing to travel across Intermountain region (Utah, Arizona, New Mexico and Colorado) surveying roads. The Intern will have a work cycle that will spend Monday through Saturday traveling and completing field work (70-80 hours), and then one day the next week (2-8 hours) completing office work and rest of the week off. We will be traveling to these locations to be surveying gravel roads. Looking for issues in the roads and recording them for the regional office. This position has both field and office elements which are listed below. A thorough understanding or capability of each of these tasks is not required; but a positive attitude to an aptitude to learn and apply new skills is essential.

Qualifications:


Office Skills Desired

Photo Management/Organization

Microsoft Word/Excel

File Management

Topographical Map Interpretation

Database Entry and Recording

Field Skills Desired

Safe Driving Attitude (4×4 Operations)

Field Navigation Skills

Able to Multi-Tasking

GPS Data Collection

 

 

Application Instructions:

  1. Go to iicinternships.com
  2. Click on the IIC Application on the right hand side. This will download a word document of the IIC Internship Application.
  3. Fill in the application (this can be done on your computer).
  4. Save application and email it to Tyler Jaros at tjaros@fs.fed.us in the subject line put IIC INTERNSHIP APPLICATION You can also print your application and bring it to Miranda Gubler at the IIC offices.
  5. Submit IIC application, resume, transcripts, and statement of interest. Applications must be received by 01/10/17

Contact Information:

NAME: Tyler Jaros

EMAIL: tjaros@fs.fed.us

PHONE NUMBER: 435-590-5568

 

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