Structural Engineering Technician Summer 2017

Position Title Structural Engineering Technician
NPS Unit Name Intermountain Regional Office, Santa Fe, NM
Position Dates May 22 – August 4, 2017
Position Description Function as a structural engineer to address the structural engineering needs of historic structures and buildings for projects located in national parks within the Intermountain, Pacific West, and Alaska regions. Incumbent will work closely with our Vanishing Treasures Program structural engineer, architect, and materials specialist and assist them in projects that address engineering issues and traditional construction practices on wooden log, stone, adobe, and other traditionally constructed buildings and structures.
Qualifications Enrolled graduate-level student (See Position Description)

Additional qualifications:

  • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited HBCU institution
  • Must be between 16 and 25 years of age
  • Must be U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident or U.S. national
  • Must be able to pass a federal background check
Work Environment Office and field
Vehicle/License Requirement Valid state driver's license
Compensation and Benefits
  • Compensation is at a rate of $400 per week; 1st 10 weeks $800 per week weeks 11-40, or as negotiated.
  • $600 Housing stipend per month for the first 10 weeks. Accommodations may be available in a park during the field aspects.
  • Attend the all-expense paid Leadership & Careers Workshop in Washington, D.C. in August
  • Qualify for federal non-compete hiring after meeting service requirements
  • Make a difference in your local community and beyond
Application Instructions Interested students should apply directly to this position via the SERVE job portal at:
Greening Youth Foundation (GYF, is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization whose mission is to nurture environmental stewardship among diverse youth and young adults, while exposing them to conservation careers.
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