Last Updated: 2017-11-17
Job Ref #: 5862
Location: Spokane Valley , WA
Our client, an established Geotechnical and Environmental engineering company, is seeking an Engineer in Training (EIT) to join their busy firm. This is a great company where employees are valued for their contribution. As an industry leader in the Inland Northwest, their reputation stands out among their competition. I you are a graduate with a civil engineering, environmental or geotechnical degree, this company will be a great place to start your career while you receive mentoring and support from the best.
The EIT will perform and coordinate engineering assignments designed to develop professional working knowledge, requiring the application of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria necessary to fulfill the experience requirement for licensure as a professional engineer.
This is the entry-level position for professional level engineering related work where the incumbent will receive specific training to qualify for eventual testing to become a professional engineer. May involve travel and overnight stays; being on call and responding to emergencies at any hour; working with exposure to hazardous and/or toxic substances; the physical ability to walk over rough terrain, climb ladders and lift and carry equipment weighing up to 50 pounds; or require a baseline physical examination and periodic medical monitoring.
Incumbents work under the supervision of a Professional Engineer(s) and receive on-the-job, structured training for approximately four years which is a prerequisite for licensure as a Professional Engineer. After certification, as to completion of training, candidates will be eligible to take the examination to become a Professional Engineer as determined by the Washington Board of Professional Engineers. Responsibilities depend on specialization of the position, and can be varied in any of the disciplines associated with engineering. Works under close supervision. Receives specific and detailed instructions as to required tasks and results expected.
•Performs work in planning, inspection, design, testing, and construction of highways, structures, wells, pumping plants, water supply systems, and the evaluation of water rights and environmental concerns and/or environmental engineering restoration or control systems and similar engineering systems.
•Works on surveys required for location and construction projects.
•Participates in all phases of project design.
•Serves as lead worker over technical staff and engineering phases of construction or specialty administrative programs.
•Analyzes engineering data, interprets plans and specifications, and makes recommendations regarding feasibility.
•Prepares comments on studies by other government agencies.
•Develops technical exhibits and working papers in support of projects and testimony.
•Assists in preparation and analysis of multi-objective planning studies.
•Works on specified portions or minor phases of projects.
Candidates must have one of the following:
•Certification by the WA Board of Professional Engineers as an Engineer-In-Training;
•Certification as an EIT from another jurisdiction that included graduation from a four-year engineering curriculum accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (EAC/ABET);
•Graduation from a four-year engineering curriculum accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (EAC/ABET) PLUS verification that the candidate has passed the Fundamentals of Engineering Examination.
Coursework specific to one or more of the following engineering specialties is a plus: Air Quality; Energy Engineering; Transportation Systems; Water Quality; Wastewater; or Water Resource Management and/or Agriculture.