* * * Plant Design Section * * *

Recruitment #1801-2010-001


This is a nonpermanent position. It is designed and intended to provide entry level work experience for students who meet the minimum qualifications. This position will have a work schedule of approximately 20 hours per week; scheduling is flexible and may be tailored to class schedules or other activities. No benefits are offered with this position and nonpermanent employees may not work more than 1,500 hours per fiscal year (July 1-June 30).

This internship is structured to be a one-year assignment, with a one-year renewal possible upon agreement between the Plant Design Section and the intern.

The Technological Intern is involved with a wide range of electrical engineering projects and field work that generally focus on conducting research, collecting data, and making calculations for use in design and technical analysis. Within this general framework of activities, examples of essential duties are provided below.

General Description

Assists professional employees by conducting research, collecting data and making calculations for use in technical analysis.

Essential Functions

Making field visits to wells, booster stations and other water facilities

Assisting with troubleshooting and system start-up of water facilities

Collecting and compiling field site data for design use from electrical control systems at various water facilities

Assisting professional engineering staff with design and analysis

May perform CAD work for review drawings for designed facilities

Developing and maintaining databases for tracking work

Setting up schedules and cost information

Monitoring performance of programmable logic controllers (PLCs).

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: 6 months post High School

Minimum Experience Qualifications: No Experience

Must be currently enrolled in an electrical engineering or electronics post-high-school technical education program

 Valid Driver's License

Selection Plan

To be considered for this internship opportunity, you must submit your cover letter and resume detailing your current enrollment in an electrical engineering or electronics post-high-school technical education program via email to:

Valerie Bencomo, HR Technician


Phone: 520-837-2316

Subject line must read: Electrical Internship 

After a review of cover letters and resumes, qualified applicants will be invited to participate in a panel interview on Tuesday, April 3, 2018.

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements


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To ensure accurate payroll information for tax purposes, the successful candidate will need to provide their original Social Security Card or original letter from the Social Security Administration with their social security number prior to beginning work with the City of Tucson.

The City of Tucson hires lawful workers only - US citizens or nationals and non-citizens with valid work authorization - without discrimination. Federal immigration laws require all employers to verify both the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. In its efforts to meet the law's requirements, the City of Tucson participates in the E-Verify program established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to aid employers in verifying the eligibility of workers.

Retired City of Tucson employees receiving benefits from the Tucson Supplemental Retirement System who are considering reemployment with the City should be aware that pursuant to Section 22-37(g) of the Tucson City Code, retirement benefits shall be suspended during the period of reemployment with the City of Tucson unless you have been separated at least twelve consecutive months before returning to work AND you return to a non-permanent employment classification. Creditable service does not accrue during any reemployment period.

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