Summer Student Positions

Location
Fairfax County, Virginia
Posted
Mar 16, 2017
Closes
Mar 29, 2017
Industry
Utilities
Hours
Full Time

Fairfax Water is currently accepting applications for Summer Student positions.  The position will begin on May 30, June 12 or June 26 and will continue until August 18, 2017 as last possible working day.

Meter Reader Aide – work location is Fairfax, VA.  Requirements for this position are ability to work in all weather conditions as well as ability to lift up to 50 pounds.  Work hours for this position are 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM Monday through Friday.

Service Worker Aide - work location is Fairfax, VA.   Requirements for this position are ability to work in all weather conditions as well as ability to lift up to 50 pounds and good work ethics.  Work hours for this position are 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday.

Meter Technician Aide – work location is Chantilly, VA.  Requirements for this position are ability to work in all weather conditions and good work ethics.  Work hours for this position are 6:30 AM to 3:30 PM Monday through Friday.

Electrical Aide – work location is Herndon, VARequirements for the position are ability to follow oral and written instructions.  Individual must have protective footwear meeting with the ASTM standard F2412 that are in good condition.  Work hours for this position are 6:30 AM to 3:30 PM Monday through Friday.

Plant Maintenance Aide – work location Herndon, VA.  Requirements for this position are ability to follow oral and written instructions.  Prior maintenance experience is a plus.  Individual must have protective footwear meeting the ASTM standard F2412 that are in good condition.  Work hours for this position are 6:30 AM to 3:00 PM Monday through Friday.

Maintenance Aide/Distribution – work location is either Falls Church or Newington, VA.  Duties of this position are painting fire hydrants throughout the county and other skilled labor tasks.  Requirements for this position good work ethic and good driving record.  Work hours for this position are 6:30 AM to 3:00 PM Monday through Friday. 

Automotive Shop Aide – work location is Chantilly, VA.  Requirements for this position good work ethic and good driving record.  Work hours for this position are 6:30 AM to 3:00 PM Monday through Friday. 

Maintenance Aide/Transmission – work location is Newington, VA.  Must be able to neatly and accurately build and arrange electronic files and gather information in the field.  Individual who is studying Engineering would be a plus for this position.  Work hours for this position are 6:30 AM to 3:00 PM Monday through Friday. 

Qualifications:

  • Graduation from high school and a completion of a minimum of sixty (60) credit hours toward a four year college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or closely related field, or any equivalent combination of education, experience and knowledge.  Must be enrolled and actively pursuing a degree.
  • Ability make accurate computations and notes.
  • Ability to collect, compile and analyze data.
  • Working knowledge of engineering design software such as GIS software and CAD software packages preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel software.
  • Ability to establish and maintain courteous and effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and the public.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Work hours are 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.


Qualifications – The following qualifications are required for each position in addition to the specific requirements listed for each position.

  • Must be a full-time college enroll enrolled for fall semester of 2017.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license in good standing.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a background investigation and pre-employment drug screening.