Student Trainee (Engineering and Architecture)
Date Posted: November 4, 2020
Deadline: January 18, 2019
Organization: United States Department of Agriculture
Website: View Website
Wages/Salary: $21,121 to $37,630 per year
Conditions of Employment
- Required to pass a background investigation and fingerprint check.
- DIRECT DEPOSIT: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
- If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
- All applicants must be at least 16 years of age at the time of appointment.
- Must be a U.S. Citizen or National. Permanent Residents and Foreign Nationals who meet both Immigration and Annual Appropriations Law requirements may also apply.
- Selectee must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance. If selected you may be subject to a National Agency Check and Inquiry (NACI) and a credit report inquiry.
- Must be in good academic standing as defined by USDA as a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
- Enrolled at least half-time at a qualifying educational institution.
- Meet education requirements. (see Qualifications section)
- A signed participant agreement is required for employment under Pathways.
- Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.e-verify.gov.
- Work may require lifting of objects up to 50 pounds.
- Housing and travel will be addressed on an agency and/or office level basis, and may or may not be available.
- The incumbent of this position performs a variety of clearly defined tasks within one or more functional areas of Engineering and Architecture
- Engineering and Architecture include General Engineering, Civil Engineering, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Engineering Technical, Survey Technical, Electronics Technical, and other related disciplines.
- Assignments will vary by Agency and setting.
- The major duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Performs routine tests in accordance with established methods.
- Assembles, maintains, and repairs equipment used in conducting research experiments.
- Records data and performs computations either manually or by using computers.
- Determines whether the test data falls within normal limits and determines the apparent causes of deviations in the test data.
- Maintains work area in a proper and safe manner.