Roseville

College Intern (19966525)

Power Engineering
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Energy
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Sacramento/Metro Area
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Internship
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3/5/2020 at 5pm
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$13.00-$25.73 Hourly
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Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


Location

2090 Hilltop Circle Roseville, 95747

Description

FINAL FILING DATE:                        We are accepting applications until closing at 5:00 pm, March 5, 2020. PERS retired annuitants are not eligible to apply.

 

IT IS MANDATORY THAT YOU COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE. YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE REJECTED IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE ALL NECESSARY INFORMATION.

 

 

THE POSITION

The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the seasonal, temporary and part-time position of College Intern in the Power Engineering Division of the Electric Department. This position is limited to no more than 40 hours per week for a maximum of 5 months and no more than 1000 hours per fiscal year. The length of the Internship will be June 2020 to August 2020 with a work schedule of Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

This position will be assigned to the Power Engineering Division, which is responsible for all aspects of engineering work related to operating and maintaining the Roseville Electric Utility system.  This includes functions such as substation design, protection and controls, distribution operations and planning, sub-transmission operations and planning, and asset management. The selected candidate will be assigned meaningful projects in the aforementioned areas. Roseville Electric Utility serves more than 59,000 customers with a peak demand of approximately 355MW and also owns and operates over 200MW of generation facilities.

 

The City of Roseville promotes a no smoking atmosphere.

 

DEFINITION

To perform a variety of administrative, technical and general support staff duties for assigned department or division.

 

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This is a temporary part-time, training classification in which students with current enrollment in college with course work related to the area assigned can gain experience in assisting city staff in the performance of professional administrative or technical duties.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

Receives general supervision from higher level staff as assigned.

 

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Collect, summarize and analyze information and statistics on existing programs and services.
  • Participate in organizational and procedural studies and the preparation of reports and manuals.
  • Maintain applicable records and files, as assigned.
  • Conduct surveys and perform research and statistical analyses regarding municipal policies, procedures and services.
  • Participate in the design of forms and the implementation of systems.
  • Perform related work as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

Knowledge of:

  • Effective methods of making oral and written reports and presentations.
  • Research techniques, methods and procedures.

 

Ability to:

  • Communicate effectively, orally and in writing.              
  • Work cooperatively and effectively with co-workers, other departments, outside agencies, and the general public.
  • Understand and apply policies, laws and rules; learn and apply pertinent federal, state and local law codes and regulations.
  • Exhibit proficiency in use of modern office methods and enter and revise information on computer databases; demonstrate proficiency in computer word processing; type at a speed necessary to successfully perform duties.
  • On a continuous basis, learn and understand all aspects of the job and department procedures; sit at desk or in meetings for long periods of time; review work papers and reports; identify and interpret technical and numerical information.
  • On a continuous basis, twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and operate a variety of office equipment; use personal computer.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

 

Experience:

None required.

 

AND

 

Training:

Equivalent to the completion the twelfth (12th) grade, GED, or higher level degree.   Current enrollment in six or more units towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in Public Administration, Business Administration or a field related to area of assignment. The current assignment is in Power Engineering. Coursework towards a degree in Electrical Engineering with an emphasis is power systems is desirable.

 

License or Certificate:

Based on the needs of the department, some positions may require possession of a valid California driver’s license by date of appointment.

 

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE

 

  1. Was any of the work experience listed on your application an unpaid internship, or volunteer work?  If so, please list below which ones.

 

  1. Are you, at a minimum, entering your junior year of classes in the fall of 2018?  Please identify how many units you have completed and what type (i.e. quarter or semester units).

 

  1. What is your current major and specific area of study?

 

  1. Please list any/all Electrical Engineering coursework you have completed.  Identify course code and title.

 

  1. What would you like to learn from an internship with the Electric Engineering group?

 

  1. What knowledge and skills do you possess that would make you a valuable intern with the Electric Engineering group?

 

  1. Please include a copy of your school schedule to your application that demonstrates that you are currently enrolled in at least 6 or more qualifying units.

 

 

Benefits of Internship

The intern can expect to be engaged in actual power engineering work. This work may include assisting in system studies, planning, protection design or line/substation design work. The intern can expect to learn the day-to-day experiences and responsibilities of an engineer working at a municipal electric utility. The intern will also be able to gain some useful knowledge regarding what utilities are looking for when hiring engineers for full-time positions.

 

 

SELECTION PROCESS

Applications will be screened by the Human Resources Department for minimum qualifications.  Qualifying applicants may be contacted by the Department to interview. Final appointment is contingent upon a check of past employment references, passing a City-paid fingerprint check and depending on position applied for a pre-employment medical exam and a drug and alcohol screening test.

 

THE CITY OF ROSEVILLE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION DUE TO A DISABILITY, PLEASE CONTACT THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT LEAST 5 WORKING DAYS BEFORE A SCHEDULED INTERVIEW/EXAMINATION PROCESS.  MEDICAL DISABILITY VERIFICATION MAY BE REQUIRED PRIOR TO ACCOMMODATION.

Special Instructions

 

Please attach a copy of your school schedule to your application that demonstrates that you are currently enrolled in at least 6 or more qualifying units. This documentation needs to include your name and your school name with classes and units listed.

Recruitment Contact

Contact phone: 
(916)774-5475