THREE (3) MATERIALS LAB TECHNICIAN INTERNS

FULL-TIME TEMPORARY INTERNSHIP PLACEMENT (Commencing April 2019 for 26 weeks)

LOCATION – Mount Stewart

The Department of Transportation, Infrastructure and Energy has created six-month internship placements for graduates in the fields of engineering, lab technologists, construction technology and management, building inspector and visitor services.  

These intern positions will work in the Materials Testing Lab in Mount Stewart.  The intern will perform standard engineering tests on materials used in highway and bridge construction.  Duties will include aggregate/soil testing including sieve analysis, specific gravities, moisture density relationships, hydrometers, Atterberg limits, Los Angeles abrasions, micro deval, and soundness.  Duties will also include the analysis of hot mix asphaltic concrete including the preparation of asphalt mix designs, air voids, gradation, liquid asphalt content, stability and flow, asphalt stripping tests and other duties as required.

Candidate Qualifications:
•    Must have completed a post- secondary diploma in Construction Technology and Management within the last two (2) years and are seeking a focused work term;
•    Effective oral and written communication skills;
•    Sound judgement and strong interpersonal skills;
•    Reliability with a good attendance record;
•    Must have a valid Driver’s license and access to reliable transportation;
•    Familiarity with computer software;
•    Provide a satisfactory current Criminal Records Check, prior to employment;
•    Provide a current Hearing Test, prior to employment;
•    Experience related to Highway Construction materials would be an asset.

Knowledge & Skills the Intern May Require:
•    Knowledge of the role that Transportation, Infrastructure and Energy play in the delivery of Capital projects material testing.
•    Knowledge of lab operations and many testing requirements, ASTM standards and construction processes.
•    Ability to work as a team player.

Salary Range:        $22.44 per hour (UPSE Level 11, Step 3) 
Bi-Weekly Hours:    75.0 hours bi-weekly 
 

Please ensure that your clearly demonstrate how you meet the noted qualifications as applicants are screened based on the information provided. The successful candidate will be the only individual to receive written notice of competition results. Visit Successful Candidates for competition results.

Salary Range:$22.44 per hour (UPSE Level 11, Step 3)

Bi-Weekly Hours: 75.0 hours bi-weekly

Closing Date: March 18, 2019 at 5:00 pm

Posting ID: 136352-0219TITO

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Submit your application by mail, fax or online

PEI Public Service Commission

P.O. Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8. 
Fax: (902) 368-4383

It is the responsibility of the applicant to confirm receipt of the application, by telephone or in person prior to the closing date. Please ensure that the appropriate Posting ID number is stated on all application forms.

Published date: 
February 27, 2019
Transportation, Infrastructure and Energy

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Department of Transportation, Infrastructure and Energy
3rd Floor, Jones Building
11 Kent Street,
P.O. Box 2000,
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-368-5100
Fax: 902-368-5395

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