Job 11: 04012
Job Title: Materials Lab Intern
Opening Date/Time: Mon. 03/30/15 12:00 AM Mountain Time
Closing Date/Time: Wed. 04/08/15 11:59 PM Mountain Time
Salary: $11.29-$17.89 Hourly
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Salt Lake County, Utah
Department: 81o Department of Transportation
Number of Openings: Multiple
Benefits: This position is not eligible for benefits. CriminalBackground Check: You must
successfully pass a criminal history check.
PhysicalAddress: Region 2 201o s 2760 W Salt Lake City, UT
Recruiter Name: Jamie Anderson
Recruiter Telephone Number: 801-965-4090
Recruiter EmailAddress: firstname.lastname@example.org
Overtime Exempt: No
Schedule Code: TL- Time Limited
This position is open to current university students with preference given to civil engineering students. A letter from the college in which the incumbent is enrolled must be uploaded to your profile no later than the closing date. This letter needs to include year in school completed and overall standing. Failure to submit documentation may resuIt in disqualification from this recruitment.
This is a seasonal job established for students undergoing either undergraduate or graduate study
in a university program. Incumbents will be assigned to work in the Materials Laboratory during the
2015 Construction Season. Incumbent will work with Materials Lab personnel, an assigned Resident
Engineer and the Resident Engineer's group on several projects.
Incumbent will work full time during the summer with same night and weekend work expected. Example of Duties:
• Gather, identify, and store samples of materials to be tested on site or forwarded to a laboratory for testing.
• Sample materials at batch plants, run gradations and ignition oven testing.
• Inspect materials used in construction projects to ensure materials have been certified for
use and meet specifications.
• Take engineering measurements.
Typical Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications:
• Must be currently enrolled as a student at an accredited college or university.
Additional knowledge, skills, and abilities required upon entry into position and trainable after
entry into position:
• Design techniques, principles, tools and instruments
• Principles, theories and practices of engineering
• Communication information and ideas clearly and concisely in writing; read and understand
information presented in writing
• Use engineering data processing and application programs
• Ability to read and understand design plans and specifications
• Perform advanced mathematical calculations using higher math such as Algebra, Geometry,
Calculus and Statistics to solve problems
• Find, gather and collect information or data
Physical Requirements: Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however
there may be some walking, standing, bending, carrying light items, driving an automobile, etc.
Special physical demands are not required to perform the work.
Working Conditions: Risks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated
and ventilated, e.g. safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire
Employee may be reassigned to a different location as deemed necessary by the Region