Student Intern (Engineering)
Irvine Ranch Water District - Sand Canyon, CA

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The District's internship program is designed to provide meaningful training and work experience for college students pursuing academic studies related to the District's mission and goals.

The intern for the Engineering department will provide administrative and field support to the Engineering and Planning Department.

Essential Job Duties:

Duties typically performed by interns include the following:

Assist with a variety of office and field duties.

Perform field tasks designated by project managers.

Assist with the preparation of reports.

Attend meetings as required.

Perform administrative duties including filing, copying, scanning and emailing.

Ability to lift up to 25 lbs. on a regular basis.


High School Graduate. Current full time student who will be a junior or senior level college student in Fall 2013 with an Engineering major. Course work should include core engineering classes and AutoCad or ArcGIS.

Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint is required. Basic AutoCad or basic ArcGIS knowledge required.

Valid class "C" California Driver's License required.

Additional Information:

The physical and mental demands described below are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication
Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of office/field employees, management and vendors. Represent District in a professional manner when dealing with outside suppliers and customers. Ability to explain, demonstrate and clarify to others within well established policies, procedures and standards, as well as the ability to follow specific instructions and respond to simple and difficult requests from others.

Mathematical Ability
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide. Ability to use calculator.

Judgment and Situational Reasoning Ability
Ability to use good personal judgment and discretion in performing all job functions. Ability to remain calm in crisis and emergency situations. Ability to use discretion when handling and disseminating sensitive information.

Physical Requirements
Regularly required to sit, bend, stoop and stand. Regularly required to lift up to 25 lbs.

Environmental Adaptability
Noise level is generally equivalent to typical office environment.