Job Description:This position involves learning and applying basic planning and engineering skills to assigned tasks, under closesupervision in an office environment. The College Intern/Co-op is a temporary. The College Intern/Co-op isresponsible for learning and applying the skills needed to perform assigned tasks and assisting other staffmembers with assigned tasks. The College Intern/Co-op may work on transportation and/or environmentalplanning efforts, as assigned at the time of hire, in furtherance of the mission of the Northeast Ohio AreawideCoordinating Agency (NOACA) as a metropolitan planning organization (MPO) and areawide water qualitymanagement agency. Engineering interns/Co-ops will work under direct supervision of a licensedprofessional engineer.
Duties and Responsibilities:The duties and requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required tosuccessfully perform this job. To be considered for this position, an individual must be able to perform each duty ina satisfactory manner. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities toperform these functions.Technical:Performs research, planning, engineering, evaluation, and report-writing as directed on one or moreassigned tasks.Specific:Possesses a basic knowledge of transportation, and/or highway safety, and/or air quality and/or waterquality issues.Is familiar with the use of relevant software programs.Develops more advanced capabilities to research, plan, design, evaluate, and report.General:Assists in collecting/analyzing/inputting data.Assists in preparation of reports/documents/records.Attends work-related meetings inside and outside of the agency offices, as directed.Engages in minimal travel within the state, as directed.Works under supervision alone or in groups on assigned tasks.Works on special projects as required.Performs other duties deemed appropriate.
*Credentials and Experience:Minimum sophomore status towardsBachelor's Degree in Planning,Engineering, Science, or other appropriatefield.Must be legally able to work in the United States*Minimum Requirements
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Familiarity with Microsoft Office softwareWritten and verbal communication skillsPlanning and organizational skillsAptitude for technical or computer basedapplicationsWilling to take initiative to learn new things