Job Description: This position involves learning and applying basic planning and engineering skills to assigned tasks, under close supervision in an office environment. The College Intern/Co-op is a temporary. The College Intern/Co-op is responsible for learning and applying the skills needed to perform assigned tasks and assisting other staff members with assigned tasks. The College Intern/Co-op may work on transportation and/or environmental planning efforts, as assigned at the time of hire, in furtherance of the mission of the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) as a metropolitan planning organization (MPO) and areawide water quality management agency. Engineering interns/Co-ops will work under direct supervision of a licensed professional engineer.
Duties and Responsibilities: The duties and requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to successfully perform this job. To be considered for this position, an individual must be able to perform each duty in a satisfactory manner. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions. Technical: Performs research, planning, engineering, evaluation, and report-writing as directed on one or more assigned tasks. Specific: Possesses a basic knowledge of transportation, and/or highway safety, and/or air quality and/or water quality 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 towards Bachelor's Degree in Planning, Engineering, Science, or other appropriate field. Must be legally able to work in the United States *Minimum Requirements
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Familiarity with Microsoft Office software Written and verbal communication skills Planning and organizational skills Aptitude for technical or computer based applications Willing to take initiative to learn new things
Additional Salary Information: commensurate with field of study and class standing
Internal Number: N/A
The Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) is a transportation and environmental planning agency that represents state, county, city, village, and township officials in Greater Cleveland. NOACA addresses the transportation, air quality, and water quality needs of Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain and Medina counties. The agency and its partners cooperatively develop and implement plans to ensure that travel throughout the region is safe, cost-effective and environmentally sound. NOACA’s vision is to STRENGTHEN regional cohesion, PRESERVE existing infrastructure, and BUILD a sustainable multimodal transportation system to SUPPORT economic development and ENHANCE quality of life in Northeast Ohio.