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Geotechnical Engineer Intern   

JOB TITLE:

Geotechnical Engineer Intern

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Renton, WA Western Australia United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

This summer internship is anticipatedto take place from June through September2024 for a total of 12-weeks.
Start dates can be flexible.

The Department of Local ServicesRoadServicesDivision is seekingoneGeotechnicalEngineer internto join our highly skilled and dedicated teamin the Materials Lab.
Through collaboration with engineers, project managers, and support services, you will gain hands-on experience withgov/depts/local-services/roads/capital-improvement-program.
aspx\\\" target=\\\"_blank\\\">capital projects
, including project design and maintenance.
This is an exciting opportunity to provide monitoring and supportto Roadscountywide bridges, structures, and pavement projects.


The Road Services Division designs, builds, operates, and maintains roads and bridges in unincorporated King County.
The division is a 24-hour per day, 7 day a week operation with work site locations in Renton, Downtown Seattle, and several remote field locations.
The division is responsible for 1,500 miles of road, 185 bridges, 5.
7 million feet of drainage ditches, over 44,000 traffic control signs,78 traffic signals, and 50 traffic cameras in unincorporated King County.


Our commitment to Equity, Racial and Social Justice
The Department of Local Services is deeply dedicated to fostering gov/en/legacy/elected/executive/equity-social-justice.
aspx\\\">Equity, Racial and Social Justice
in every aspect of our work.
Our commitment togov/en/legacy/elected/executive/constantine/initiatives/true-north\\\">True Northvalues which ensures every person has the opportunity to thrive and reach their full potential and forms the core of our mission and purpose.
Our pledge is to cultivate, embrace, and celebrate the distinct experiences, viewpoints, and perspectives of our people, partners, and the communities we serve.
Through this work, we dismantle systemic barriers, address inequities, and actively confront prejudices and biases.
We acknowledge this journey is ongoing, and we remain steadfast in our efforts to create a positive impact for our employees and communities alike.


The intern(s) will work with team members to:

  • Provide assistance togeotechnical engineers duringdrilling and sampling of soil
  • Perform laboratorysoil testing under supervision.
  • Participate ingeotechnicalconstruction monitoringand preparation of site visit reports
  • Assist with review of specificationsand testing standards
  • Assist in compiling and checking data for preparation ofsoilboring logs
  • Support Engineer staff on various tasks,asneeded


Key Learning Objectives
Learning objectives may vary based on specific project tasks, and intern interests and skills.

  • Observeand become familiar withbasiclaboratorytestingofsoil andaggregates
  • Learn how to prepare geotechnical boring logs reports
  • Gain basic experience with review of specification and materials testing standards
To learn more about Road Services Division internship program please visit:com/2021/09/24/thank-you-to-our-fantastic-group-of-king-county-road-services-summer-2021-interns/\\\" target=\\\"_blank\\\"/>gov/en/dept/local-services/transit-transportation-roads/roads-and-bridges/projects-and-programs/internship-program\\\"> King County Local
  • Some education in or knowledge of civil engineering ( materials testing and /or geotechnical engineering ) principles

  • Proactive, motivated, self-directed learner with good problem-solving skills

  • Ability to demonstrate behaviors that include fairness, respect, and inclusiveness

  • Basic knowledge ofMicrosoft Office(Word/Excel)

Applicants who pass the initial screening will be invited to participate in an interview the week of March 11th, 2024.


Who may apply?
This position is open to undergraduate and graduate studentswho are currently enrolled as a full-time student and continuing in the fall of 2024 from an accredited institution.
You must provide proof of full-time enrollment upon hire, and for each quarter or semester during the regular school year.
Current students in civil engineering, construction management, public administration, or closely related fields are encouraged to apply.


Salary Information

  • Intern II - Undergraduate pay range is $20.
    10 to $22.
    48/hourly
  • Intern III - Graduate pay range is $22.
    63to $28.
    69/hourly?
Application and Selection Process:
A full and complete King County application is required.
You may also provide a resume and cover letter, summarizing how you meet the experience, qualifications, knowledge, and skills for the position.


Applicants will be screened for clarity, completeness, and competitiveness.
The most competitive candidates may be invited to participate in one or more interviews.


Job Details

  • Work Location: A combination of teleworking and in-office work at the Roads Maintenance office - 155 Monroe Ave NE, Renton, Washington.
    Occasional in-person work at various King County facilities or project locations may also be required.
  • Work Hours & Schedule: This full-time position works 40- hours per week - 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday through Friday, or as otherwise negotiated.
  • FLSA Status: This position is non-exempt from the overtime provision of the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA) and is overtime eligible.
  • Union Representation: This position is not union represented.
Benefits:? ?
  • 0.
    25 hours of sick leave accruals for each hour worked.
  • ORCA bus pass.
  • This position is not eligible for vacation leave, holiday pay, retirement programs, or other benefits.

For additional information or questions regarding this recruitment, please contact:


Janice Antonio
Human Resources Analyst
206-263-2003
jantonio@kingcounty.
gov


?Teleworking Requirements
Employees will have access to shared workspaces at various King County facilities.
Employees must reside in Washington state and within a reasonable distance to their King County worksite to respond to workplace reporting requirements.


When teleworking, you are required to have an adequate home office space and maintain a workspace with an internet connection where you can reliably perform work and remain available and responsive during scheduled work hours.
The county will supply necessary IT equipment.
In addition, King County has a robust collection of tools and resources to support working remotely.


Student Internship Employee Rights
Student internships are programs that provide students with exposure to workplace activities which are related to the interns field of study.
As a student intern, you are an at-will temporary employee and serve at the pleasure of the hiring authority; either you or the county may terminate your employment at any time with or without cause or prior notice.
Student interns are not members of the countys career service system and are not covered by provisions governing the career service system.


ABOUT THE COUNTY
Forbes recently named King County as one of Washington State's best employers.
Together, with leadership and our employees, we're changing the way government delivers service and winning national recognition as a model of excellence.
Are you ready to make a difference? Come join the teamdedicated to serving one of the nation's best places to live, work and play.


Guided by our\\\"True North\\\" we are making King County a welcoming community where every person can thrive.
We value diversity, inclusion and belonging in our workplace and workforce.
To reach this goal we are committed to workforce equity.
Equitable recruiting, support, and retention is how we will obtain the highest quality workforce in our region; a workforce that shares and will help advance our guiding principles--we are one team; we solve problems; we focus on the customer; we drive for results; we are racially just; we respect all people; we lead the way; and we are responsible stewards.
We encourage people of all backgrounds and identities to apply, including Native American and people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ+, people living with disabilities, and veterans.


King County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer
No person is unlawfully excluded from employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexualorientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class.
Our EEO policy applies to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, selection for training, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation.


To learn more, please visit:kingcounty.
gov/elected/executive/equity-social-justice.
aspx\\\" target=\\\"_blank\\\">http://www.
kingcounty.
gov/elected/executive/equity-social-justice.
aspx


Are you ready toApply?
If you are interested in pursuing this position, please follow the application instructions carefully.
If you need this announcement in an alternate language or format, would like to request accommodation or
assistance in the application or assessment process or if you have questions, please contact the recruiter listed on this job announcement.

Position Details

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EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

25.48 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707361434-254e292c2616d425935ba8b90579dcf5

LOCATION:

Western Australia United States

CITY:

Renton, WA

Job Origin:

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This summer internship is anticipatedto take place from June through September2024 for a total of 12-weeks. Start dates can be flexible.

The Department of Local ServicesRoadServicesDivision is seekingoneGeotechnicalEngineer internto join our highly skilled and dedicated teamin the Materials Lab.Through collaboration with engineers, project managers, and support services, you will gain hands-on experience withcapital projects, including project design and maintenance. This is an exciting opportunity to provide monitoring and supportto Roadscountywide bridges, structures, and pavement projects.

The Road Services Division designs, builds, operates, and maintains roads and bridges in unincorporated King County. The division is a 24-hour per day, 7 day a week operation with work site locations in Renton, Downtown Seattle, and several remote field locations. The division is responsible for 1,500 miles of road, 185 bridges, 5.7 million feet of drainage ditches, over 44,000 traffic control signs,78 traffic signals, and 50 traffic cameras in unincorporated King County.

Our commitment to Equity, Racial and Social Justice
The Department of Local Services is deeply dedicated to fostering Equity, Racial and Social Justice in every aspect of our work. Our commitment toTrue Northvalues which ensures every person has the opportunity to thrive and reach their full potential and forms the core of our mission and purpose. Our pledge is to cultivate, embrace, and celebrate the distinct experiences, viewpoints, and perspectives of our people, partners, and the communities we serve. Through this work, we dismantle systemic barriers, address inequities, and actively confront prejudices and biases. We acknowledge this journey is ongoing, and we remain steadfast in our efforts to create a positive impact for our employees and communities alike.

The intern(s) will work with team members to:

  • Provide assistance togeotechnical engineers duringdrilling and sampling of soil
  • Perform laboratorysoil testing under supervision.
  • Participate ingeotechnicalconstruction monitoringand preparation of site visit reports
  • Assist with review of specificationsand testing standards
  • Assist in compiling and checking data for preparation ofsoilboring logs
  • Support Engineer staff on various tasks,asneeded


Key Learning Objectives
Learning objectives may vary based on specific project tasks, and intern interests and skills.

  • Observeand become familiar withbasiclaboratorytestingofsoil andaggregates
  • Learn how to prepare geotechnical boring logs reports
  • Gain basic experience with review of specification and materials testing standards
To learn more about Road Services Division internship program please visit: King County Local
  • Some education in or knowledge of civil engineering ( materials testing and /or geotechnical engineering ) principles

  • Proactive, motivated, self-directed learner with good problem-solving skills

  • Ability to demonstrate behaviors that include fairness, respect, and inclusiveness

  • Basic knowledge ofMicrosoft Office(Word/Excel)

Applicants who pass the initial screening will be invited to participate in an interview the week of March 11th, 2024.


Who may apply?
This position is open to undergraduate and graduate studentswho are currently enrolled as a full-time student and continuing in the fall of 2024 from an accredited institution. You must provide proof of full-time enrollment upon hire, and for each quarter or semester during the regular school year. Current students in civil engineering, construction management, public administration, or closely related fields are encouraged to apply.


Salary Information

  • Intern II - Undergraduate pay range is $20.10 to $22.48/hourly
  • Intern III - Graduate pay range is $22.63to $28.69/hourly?
Application and Selection Process:
A full and complete King County application is required. You may also provide a resume and cover letter, summarizing how you meet the experience, qualifications, knowledge, and skills for the position.

Applicants will be screened for clarity, completeness, and competitiveness. The most competitive candidates may be invited to participate in one or more interviews.


Job Details

  • Work Location: A combination of teleworking and in-office work at the Roads Maintenance office - 155 Monroe Ave NE, Renton, Washington. Occasional in-person work at various King County facilities or project locations may also be required.
  • Work Hours & Schedule: This full-time position works 40- hours per week - 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday through Friday, or as otherwise negotiated.
  • FLSA Status: This position is non-exempt from the overtime provision of the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA) and is overtime eligible.
  • Union Representation: This position is not union represented.
Benefits:? ?
  • 0.25 hours of sick leave accruals for each hour worked.
  • ORCA bus pass.
  • This position is not eligible for vacation leave, holiday pay, retirement programs, or other benefits.

For additional information or questions regarding this recruitment, please contact:


Janice Antonio
Human Resources Analyst
206-263-2003
jantonio@kingcounty.gov

?Teleworking Requirements
Employees will have access to shared workspaces at various King County facilities. Employees must reside in Washington state and within a reasonable distance to their King County worksite to respond to workplace reporting requirements.

When teleworking, you are required to have an adequate home office space and maintain a workspace with an internet connection where you can reliably perform work and remain available and responsive during scheduled work hours. The county will supply necessary IT equipment. In addition, King County has a robust collection of tools and resources to support working remotely.


Student Internship Employee Rights
Student internships are programs that provide students with exposure to workplace activities which are related to the interns field of study. As a student intern, you are an at-will temporary employee and serve at the pleasure of the hiring authority; either you or the county may terminate your employment at any time with or without cause or prior notice. Student interns are not members of the countys career service system and are not covered by provisions governing the career service system.

ABOUT THE COUNTY
Forbes recently named King County as one of Washington State's best employers. Together, with leadership and our employees, we're changing the way government delivers service and winning national recognition as a model of excellence. Are you ready to make a difference? Come join the teamdedicated to serving one of the nation's best places to live, work and play.

Guided by our\\\"True North\\\" we are making King County a welcoming community where every person can thrive. We value diversity, inclusion and belonging in our workplace and workforce. To reach this goal we are committed to workforce equity. Equitable recruiting, support, and retention is how we will obtain the highest quality workforce in our region; a workforce that shares and will help advance our guiding principles--we are one team; we solve problems; we focus on the customer; we drive for results; we are racially just; we respect all people; we lead the way; and we are responsible stewards. We encourage people of all backgrounds and identities to apply, including Native American and people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ+, people living with disabilities, and veterans.

King County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer
No person is unlawfully excluded from employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexualorientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class. Our EEO policy applies to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, selection for training, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation.

To learn more, please visit:http://www.kingcounty.gov/elected/executive/equity-social-justice.aspx

Are you ready toApply?
If you are interested in pursuing this position, please follow the application instructions carefully. If you need this announcement in an alternate language or format, would like to request accommodation orassistance in the application or assessment process or if you have questions, please contact the recruiter listed on this job announcement.

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