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  • ID
    #51600779
  • Salary
    TBD
  • Source
    Aqua America, Inc
  • Date
    2024-05-02
  • Deadline
    2024-07-01
 
Full-time

Reference #: R3979

Aqua, an Essential Utilities company, employs people in a variety of roles within our eight-state footprint, ranging from field workers and customer service representatives who are on the front lines working with customers, to scientists and engineers who help ensure we're delivering reliable water and wastewater services to our communities. If you're looking for a rewarding career helping improve our environment and protect our natural resources, we encourage you to join our team!About Essential Utilitiesdelivers safe, clean, reliable services that improve quality of life for individuals, families, and entire communities.Operating as the (water and wastewater services) and the and (natural gas) brands, Essential serves approximately 5.5 million people across 10 states. We are committed to sustainable growth, operational excellence, a superior customer experience, and premier employer status - including a competitive and comprehensive benefits package as well as a commitment to career growth opportunities.We are advocates for the communities we serve and are dedicated stewards of natural lands, protecting more than 7,600 acres of forests and other habitats throughout our footprint.Our company is one of the most significant publicly traded water, wastewater service and natural gas providers in the U.S.Aqua is currently hiring Engineer Interns for 12 weeks to start mid-May through August. We are seeking Engineering students who have an interest and passion for our industry and mission of protecting and providing Earth's most essential resource.The engineering internship will provide an overview of the exciting opportunities available to engineers in the water/wastewater industry. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to see how Aqua supports SEPA communities and provides resiliency and sustainability. They will be involved in various engineering, operations, and construction projects with a team of water & wastewater engineers.ESSENTIAL DUTIES:Collect and analyze data under the supervision of an engineer.Work on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving calculations.Identify discrepancies in results and propose solutions.Shop drawing review of vertical and horizontal capital construction projectsPrepare/update basic drawings, visual aids, maps and tabular information.Assists with other tasks or projects as assigned, including assorted field workPay Rate $15.00/ hourQUALIFICATIONS:Must be at least 18 years oldMust have a valid driver's licenseMust major in engineering ( civil, environmental, mechanical, water/wastewater)KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Familiarity with computers & work systems such as Microsoft office, Excel, and PowerpointExcellent written and verbal communications skills (clearly, concisely, and professionally) with internal staff, consultants, municipalities and regulators.Ability to work independently and to complete daily activities according to work schedulesAbility to work effectively in a team-fostered, multi-tasking environmentWORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:Perform sedentary work- exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.Field work using a company car will be required at times.Aqua, an Essential Utilities company is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Equal employment opportunity is provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to the following legally protected characteristics: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions, including medical conditions related to lactation), physical or mental disability, covered-veteran status, genetic informa ion (including testing and characteristics), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

Aqua is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you have a condition that may prevent you from applying for a job online or need to request an accommodation during the interview process, please call (1-877-271-9012).

To maintain the integrity of the recruitment process and to avoid real or perceived conflicts of interest due to employment and/or assignment of family members and personal referrals, specific guidelines apply to the hiring and assignment of these individuals including, but not limited to:

Family members cannot result in a supervisor/subordinate reporting relationship

Family members cannot work in the same department.Aqua America, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Equal employment opportunity is provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to the following legally protected characteristics: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions, including medical conditions related to lactation), physical or mental disability, covered-veteran status, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

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