Union Sanitary District

Do you care about the environment?   Are you interested in public service?  Do you want to work with others that share the same level of commitment?    Looking for a career with excellent salary and benefits?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, you will want to consider working for us!  

Union Sanitary District (USD) is an award-winning, innovative independent special district formed in 1918 providing wastewater collection, treatment, and disposal services to the residents and businesses in the Tri-cities of Fremont, Newark, and Union City in southern Alameda County (south-eastern Bay Area). USD is committed to providing exceptional service to our customers through the fulfillment of our Mission Statement, "To safely and responsibly collect and treat wastewater, and to recover resources from process waste streams, while protecting human health and improving the environment in a way that benefits the Tri-Cities and all USD stakeholders."


1 job(s) at Union Sanitary District

Union Sanitary District Union, CA, United States
Oct 01, 2020
Overview UPDATE: The written exam date may be changed due to COVID-19public health requirements. We will update all applicants as we move forward. EXTENDED: Apply online by May 4, 2020, 4:00 p.m. This posting will remain open until 100 applications have been received or until the deadline, whichever occurs first. Please apply as soon as possible to ensure your application is received. Are you thinking about a career in the environmental construction field? Are you interested in gaining real-world work experience? Are you looking for a place to grow and develop your skills, with the opportunity to do meaningful work and serve your community? Then you should consider internship opportunities with Union Sanitary District (USD)! USD is an award-winning, innovative independent special district formed in 1918. We provide wastewater collection, treatment, and disposal services to the residents and businesses in the Tri-cities of Fremont, Newark, and Union City. USD is currently beginning a major site upgrade and improvement project. We have an outstanding internship opportunity for a Civil Engineering Intern. Examples of Duties The Civil Engineering Intern will work with the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and Enhanced Treatment and Site Upgrade Program (ETSU) management staff on a variety of engineering duties including researching plans, collecting and preparing data for evaluation, performing field inspections, and managing construction projects. You will also coordinate and develop plans, using basic engineering principles, for construction related shutdowns of the treatment process equipment. Bring your desire to learn about real-life projects and get the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills you've learned. This internship is only open to recent accredited college or university graduates or Junior/Senior level students currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate studies with major coursework in Civil Engineering or Construction Management. The Civil Engineering Intern will either work a full-time (40 hours per week Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm) summer position or a 3-5 days per week, part-time position during the school year with full time available during breaks, up to 960 hours per fiscal year (July-June). Qualifications Education and Experience : Recent civil engineering graduate or Junior/Senior level university student currently enrolled in an accredited civil engineering undergrad or graduate degree program. Requires: Knowledge of basic principles of civil engineering; experience in reading engineering plans and drawings. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing and to follow instructions. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Proficient with Microsoft Office programs; some experience with other engineering software programs a plus. Ability to work in office and field environment, including wastewater treatment facility. Additional Information Salary $20.00 per hour. This is a temporary, seasonal position and does not include benefits. Application Process Apply online only at https://www.unionsanitary.ca.gov/ by May 4, 2020, at 4:00 p.m. Applicants meeting minimum qualifications will be invited to a Written Exam, date to be announced. Applicants meeting the minimum qualification are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination process. This job announcement is meant only as a general descriptive guide and is subject to change. It does not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Based upon the score received on the Written Exam and review of application materials, applicants chosen to move forward in the recruitment process will be invited to a Qualifications Appraisal Interview . You will be contacted through all phases of this recruitment via EMAIL so please check your inbox for correspondence regarding next steps. Please ensure that the email address on your application is correct before submitting your application. Before appointment to the position, the selected candidate must successfully pass a background check, including criminal history, and successfully complete a pre-employment physical exam. Accommodation: Candidates with a disability who may require special assistance in any phase of the application or selection process should advise Human Resources by emailing kathleenk@unionsanitary.ca.gov upon submittal of application. Union Sanitary District is an equal opportunity employer encouraging workforce diversity. Closing Date/Time: 5/4/2020 4:00 PM Pacific