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Summer Support Technician - Professional Engineering Procurement Services (PEPS)

Company: Txdot
Location: Houston
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description - Summer Support Technician - Professional Engineering Procurement Services (PEPS) (2300842) Job Description Summer Support Technician - Professional Engineering Procurement Services (PEPS) - ( 2300842 ) Position Information Have you ever wondered what happens behind the scenes on those major construction projects you pass on TxDOT's roadways? What contracts are involved? How are they processed? Do you have an eye for detail and an interest in helping those contracts move forward so Texas roads can be improved? -The Professional Engineering Procurement Services (PEPS) Division is looking for a Summer Intern to work in their Houston Service Center and you may be it! - Annually, over 500 College and High School students from across Texas and beyond select the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), as their employer of choice during the summer months. A paid summer internship is a great opportunity to: explore what TxDOT has to offer to the citizens of Texas, expand your knowledge acquired from school and possibly serve as a gateway to future job opportunities with the agency. - At TxDOT, you will join a diverse workforce that is passionate about their careers. You have nothing to lose and lots to gain such as invaluable work experience that can carry you into the future. Make the choice and join TxDOT for your brighter tomorrow today. Minimum Salary : 18.00 Maximum Salary : 18.00 Pay Basis : Hourly Work Locations : Hou District Headquartrs 7600 WASHINGTON AVENUE Houston 77007 Travel : No Shift : Day Job Shift Details : 40 hr/wk Location Flexibility : Onsite Benefits and Perks At TxDOT, we value employee work-life balance. In keeping with our commitment to this value, our employees -benefit -from a wide array of programs and activities that include:

  • Low Turnover
  • Retirement Pension
  • Alternative Work Schedules
  • Paid Leave/Holidays
  • Health Premiums paid at 100% for full-time employees
  • On the Job Training
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Comprehensive Wellness Program/Wellness Leave Incentives
  • Career Development Programs/Opportunities for advancementFor a complete list of our total compensation package please visit our website at: -Total Compensation Package
    To view -benefits -available to all State of Texas employees visit: -Benefits -at a Glance (ERS.texas.gov) Perform entry-level administrative and technical support for the Professional Engineering Procurement Services (PEPS) Division - Houston Service Center. Work involves performing a wide range of administrative, technical, and office support work for the department. Employees at this level perform assignments following specific instructions and are subject to frequent review by the immediate supervisor.
    • Assists in maintaining confidential information and records.
    • Assists with administrative functions including physical and digital filing.
    • Maintains files, records, and logs related.
    • Performs data entry, routine word processing duties and conducts quality checks of documents created.
    • Performs other job responsibilities as assigned. -
      Minimum Qualifications: Education: Must be a student in high school or other educational institution or accepted into a college, university or educational institution. Other Conditions:
      • Must be at least 16 years of age.
      • Employees at least 18 years of age with valid driver's license may be assigned driving duties and may use power tools.
      • Using computers and applicable programs, applications, and systems
      • Ability to:
        • Communicate effectively
        • Follow verbal and written instructions
        • Protect sensitive and confidential information Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
          • Light work: Lift up to 20 lbs at a time and frequently lift or carry objects up to 10 lbs
          • Sitting - prolonged periods of time
          • Repetitive Motion-substantial movements of the wrists, hands, and -fingers
          • Close Visual Acuity-work includes data and figures; view a computer screen; extensive reading Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) TxDOT is committed to hiring veterans. To assist in determining whether your military experience may pertain to the minimum requirements for this position, Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) codes from each branch of the U.S. Armed Forces have been assigned to each state classification code/title where applicable. The MOS codes are grouped by occupational category. - To view the MOS codes please click on link below and click on the appropriate occupational category. https://hr.sao.texas.gov/CompensationSystem/JobDescriptions The Texas Department of Transportation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination in the workplace. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.If requested, reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities for any part of the employment process in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Action of 1990.

Keywords: Txdot, Houston , Summer Support Technician - Professional Engineering Procurement Services (PEPS), Professions , Houston, Texas

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