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 Engineering Summer Student 

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Job Number: J0119-0544
Job Title: Engineering Summer Student
Position Status: Summer Student
Union: Non-Union
Division: Infrastructure and Development Services
Facility: County of Lambton Administration Building
City: Wyoming, Ontario, Canada
Number of Positions: 2
Hours of Work:
Monday to Friday, 7:00am to 3:30pm, possible overtime
Wage Rate: $14.00 - $16.00/Hour
Date Posted: February 11, 2019
Closing Date: March 3, 2019
Starting Date: May 6, 2019
 

*Please Note: This position is required to work from various facilities in Lambton County and at the Administration Building in Wyoming.*

The County of Lambton is an urban-rural area in southwestern Ontario that is home to over 126,000 residents. The Corporation's seven divisions operate programs and services for the residents of Lambton County such as land ambulance, provincial offences court, three Long-Term Care Homes, 26 library branches, two museums, an art gallery, archives, local roadways, public health services, housing services, social services, building services and planning and development services. Lambton County is a community dedicated to economic growth, environmental stewardship and an enhanced quality of life through the provision of responsive and efficient services and collaborative efforts with its municipal and community partners.

Position Overview

To undertake various projects in the Roads and Waste Management Divisions and assist other Public Works staff to ensure that projects undertaken are performed effectively and efficiently to the County’s requirements. Duties to be performed at various County facilities including within County owned road allowances, County landfills, Works depots, etc.

Duties and Responsibilities

- Complete traffic sign survey, utilizing the Reflectometer, to ensure the existing sign inventory meets the minimum maintenance as outlined in the Municipal Act.
- Assist Construction Technicians in the supervision/inspection of contracted Capital Projects.
- Assist in Surveying various roads around the County of Lambton.
- Assist County staff in performing bridge and culvert appraisals.
- Drawing management, including archiving drawings, digital scanning of existing drawings etc.
- Correspondence management, including archiving/filing of dated files, contracts, and tenders.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Many of the skills will be developed during the work term. However, a working knowledge of the following tools would prove valuable; Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, Powerpoint Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD), general drafting, general surveying.

Summer Student positions with the County of Lambton may be dependent on funding and the funding criteria, which specifies that students must:
• Be between 15 and 30 years of age
• Registered as a full-time student in the previous academic year and returning to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year
• Canadian citizens, permanent residents or have refugee protection status under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
• Legally entitled to work in Canada
• Will not have another full-time job





The County of Lambton is an equal opportunity employer servicing our diverse communities. The County of Lambton is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. This information is available in an alternative format upon request, to accommodate individuals with a disability. Although we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Personal information required by this posting/advertisement is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 1990, CHAPTER M.56, as amended. The treatment, storage and handling of personal information is governed by the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.O. 1990, CHAPTER M.56, as amended and will be used in reviewing applications. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Corporate Manager, Human Resources, County of Lambton, 789 Broadway Street, Box 3000, Wyoming, Ontario N0N 1T0. Phone 519-845-0801 or Toll-free at 1-866-324-6912.