Planning Intern – Raleigh OR Wilmington, NC

Name of Employer: SEPI Engineering and Construction, Inc.

Employer Website: http://www.sepiengineering.com/careers-at-sepi/

Raleigh OR Wilmington, NC

Job title: Planning Intern

Job Details / Description

The Planning Department within SEPI Engineering & Construction, Inc. is looking for a part-time undergraduate or graduate-level student or recent graduate to perform planning-related duties as a Planning Intern in our Raleigh or Wilmington offices. The candidate will carry out responsibilities in some or all of the following functional areas: GIS mapping and data collection/analysis, land use planning and environmental planning. The work schedule and scope is somewhat flexible, depending on the intern’s interests and availability. The intern will work approximately 20 hours per week.   A desk, computer, software and supplies will be provided. To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and work sample.  The work sample can be a report, presentation, paper, map, or other deliverable that demonstrates your ability and interests.

Job Candidate Qualifications

Job Summary: To carry out responsibilities in some or all of the following functional areas: GIS mapping and data collection/analysis, land use planning and environmental planning.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist with research, data gathering and mapping of a variety of Geographic Information System (GIS) data using ESRI ArcGIS software.
  • Assist with preparation of items for project public meetings.
  • Assist with performing field reviews of project areas.
  • Support planning staff with other random tasks, as needed.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • The perfect candidate will have an interest (if not experience) in land use planning and environmental impact analysis of transportation and public works projects.
  • The perfect candidate may assist in the preparation of reports, studies, plans, impact analyses, permit applications and other documents.
  • Conform in all respects with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, ordinances and other orders and to all company policies, procedures, and directives from supervisors.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required or requested by management.

Machines, Tools and Equipment:

  • Knowledge and experience with recent ESRI ArcGIS software.
  • Operate standard office equipment (i.e., personal computer, scanning, copy machine, etc.)

Education, Training, Experience and Licensing/Certification Requirements:

Bachelor or Graduate Degree or working towards Bachelor or Graduate Degree in planning, geography, environmental science or management, public administration, or other related program.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have a current valid NC Driver’s License
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel
  • Must be detail oriented and possess excellent organizational skills
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks as assigned
  • Must communicate well with others and have excellent phone etiquette
  • Must be able to work independently and manage time wisely
  • Ability to perform GIS data analysis, prepare GIS visualizations and/or experience in preparing land use, transportation and/or environmental plans is a PLUS.

Physical/Mental Demands:

  • Talk, hear, use hands and fingers to handle or feel, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach
  • Ability to lift/push/pull up to 15 pounds occasionally

Working Conditions:

  • Work in indoor office environment 80% of the time.
  • Moderate noise level
  • Travel via automobile on occasion as needed

SEPI Engineering & Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We will make reasonable accommodations to enable employees to perform their jobs.

How to Apply

http://www.sepiengineering.com/careers-at-sepi/

The position is open until filled, but initial applications will be considered until September 15, 2017.

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Posted on

August 23, 2017

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