Local Job Opportunities

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General Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Science & Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Engineering, Science & Project Management
Mechanical Engineering
Summer Internships


General Engineering

Civil Engineering

  • Entry Level Civil Engineer
    Stephl Engineering, an Anchorage civil engineering firm, has an opening for a candidate meeting the following requirements:

    Civil Engineering graduate, or graduating in the next 6 months

    0 – 2 years of experience

    Willing to work long days and occasional weekends in the field

    If interested, please send your resume to: mstephl@stephleng.com

    More information about Stephl Engineering can be found on our website at www.stephleng.com

Computer Science & Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Engineering, Science & Project Management


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  • USGS student research position (deadline: 3/24/17)

    The USGS Alaska Science Center is seeking graduate level students working towards a degree in geography, geology, meteorology, economics, statistics, sociology, anthropology, political science, history, cartography, computer science, urban studies, or planning to gain practical experience in geography.

    As a Student Trainee (Research Geography) you will serve in a trainee capacity, performing routine and recurring development assignments to acquire knowledge and understanding of functions, principles, practices, and methods used in the area of geography.


    For more information, see: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/465837700

  • GIS Fellowship in Juneau, AK

    Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education / Forest Service's Office of Sustainability and Climate Program 

    The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is joining  with the Forest Service's Office of Sustainability and Climate Program to offer an opportunity for a GIS fellowship in Juneau, AK. The opportunity is available for recent graduates who have completed a Bachelor's or Master's degree within the last five years. The internship pays a stipend, around $72k per year for someone with a graduate degree, less for undergrad, plus possibilities for additional allowances. The time period for the fellowship is for one full year with an option to extend up to two additional years. The aim is to have someone in place by April 24th, 2017. The duty location is the 5th floor of the Juneau Federal Building where the Forest Service Alaska Regional Office is located.  

    The fellow will participate in work on developing national web maps and ArcGIS Online story map applications in additional to gaining experience on various GIS analytical and data management projects. Our work is focused on topics including climate change vulnerability assessments and adaptation plans, drought risk assessments, carbon sequestration and flux, greenhouse gas emissions, and energy management. A lot of our projects have a communications and outreach focus although there will be opportunities to gain experience on geospatial analysis as well.

    Link to the announcement: https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/3103

    The application may take several days to complete.  There is no closing date on the announcement, but application review and selection is slated for April 5th, 2017. 

    Email or call Erik Johnson for more information at ejohnson02@fs.fed.us or 907-586-8872.  

  • Survey Instrument Person

    Temptel, under contract to Matanuska Telephone Association, is seeking resumés for a survey instrument person during the upcoming 2017 construction season. The successful applicant will work one on one with a licensed land surveyor or party chief, executing utility design and construction surveys, primarily in the Matanuska Susitna Valley, with some work in Eagle River and possibly as far north as Healy. Some experience with Trimble RTK GPS and Trimble robotic total stations is a plus but not mandatory. The position will be primarily responsible for assisting as needed one of two one man crews in staking construction and clearing, recovering monuments, clearing sight lines, maintaining survey equipment and vehicles, ect., as needed.

    This position is available from May 8 until classes resume. Candidate needs to be in good physical condition as the work can be strenuous and maintaining a good attitude is mandatory regardless of weather and other inclement conditions. A valley resident would preferable as we begin the work day in the summer at 7 a.m. and ten hour days are common.

    This position is under the IBEW Outside agreement and offers union scale wages.

    If you would be interested in being considered for the position, please submit a resume to the following address:

    M.T.A. Outside Plant Engineering
    Attn: Survey Section
    1740 S. Chugach St.
    Palmer AK. 99645

    Or you can email to cfrost@mta-telco.com

    Please include a cover letter with a brief explanation of why you are interested in the position.

  • Summer Job with JOA Surveys

    Are you a student in the GIS track with experience/interest in Python programming? Are you looking for a summer job? If so, please contact Nathan Wardwell (nathan@joasurveys.com) from JOA Surveys (http://joasurveys.com) for more information. 

  • Advanced Wildlife Survey and GIS Technician, Fairbanks Alaska
    The WCS Arctic Beringia Program is hiring an Advanced Wildlife Survey and GIS Technician in Fairbanks, Alaska.  The position will provide GIS, data management, and field assistance to the Dall’s sheep monitoring program of the National Park Service Arctic Inventory and Monitoring Network (ARCN) and associated aerial distance sampling survey work conducted by ARCN, the Central Alaska Network (CAKN), the Western Arctic National Parklands (WEAR), Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve (GAAR), Denali National Park and Preserve (DENA), Lake Clark National Park and Preserve (LACL) and Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve (WRST). The position will also provide linkages between NPS wildlife objectives (as described below) and those of WCS in the region, including work on predator/prey interactions (especially as they relate to wolverines) and outreach to hunters and their communities.  The position is full time for one year, with a desired start date of March 15, 2017.  The full announcement and application can be viewed by searching https://www.wcs.org/about-us/careers/in-the-field for jobs in Alaska.  
  •  GIS Summer Internship (closes: 4/15/17)
     Online Job Announcement 

    The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) increasingly use mapping to monitor progress and manage watersheds. ADEC identifies Alaska Clean Water Action priority waters and impaired waters to protect water quality and restore polluted waters to healthier conditions, but GIS data is limited on these waters. In addition, some of the mapping tools available elsewhere in the United States, such as National Hydrography Dataset+ (NHD+), is just being deployed on a larger scale in Alaska. The intern will receive training on how to update and modernize GIS data for impaired and priority waters in preparation for catchment analysis. The intern will refine GIS data on impaired and priority waters using the NHD and the United States Geological Service (USGS) Hydrography Event Management tool. The intern will also become part of the inter-agency team working to bring NHD+ to Alaska.

    Send a letter of interest and resume to drew.grant@alaska.gov with “ADEC Internship Application” in the subject line. Students must be enrolled in an Alaskan institute of higher education to qualify. Stipend is $5000. The internship is to take place in Juneau, but may possibly be moved to Anchorage if necessary. Open until filled, but applications received by April 15 will receive first consideration. Any questions about the position please direct to Drew Grant at (907) 465-5304.

  • Land Surveyor GS-1373-05/07/09/11 FPL 11
    The Arizona BLM is hiring a Cadastral Surveyor field position. This position is based out of their district office located in north Phoenix and performs cadastral surveys in support of the Bureau of Land Management's mission as well as the Forest Service, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Bureau of Reclamation, and many others. Arizona provides beautiful scenergy ranging from the sonoran desert's saguaro cactus "forests" to pine forests and everything in between, along with complex and challenging projects. For more information, see https://www.blm.gov/az/st/en/prog/cad.html. To apply, contact Gerald Davis at gtdavis@blm.gov
  • LTNP Geologist I

    The Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys (DGGS) is seeking an entry level scientist (Geologist-I) to assist in multidisciplinary studies of cryosphere change and associated natural hazards that impact communities and infrastructure in Alaska.  The successful applicant will use knowledge of earth surface processes, hydrometeorology, airborne/satellite remote sensing, Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) technology and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to make meaningful contributions to the Division's Climate and Cryosphere Hazards Program (CCHP).  The successful applicant will work under the direct supervision of the CCHP manager in Fairbanks, Alaska.  This is a long-term nonpermanent position lasting at least 1.5 years, with the possibility of extension pending availability of additional funding.

    This position is open to Alaska Residents only.

    For additional information or to apply, please go to Workplace Alaska at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/alaska/jobs/1538307/geologist-i-climate-cryosphere-pcn-10-n17006

  • Hydrographic Survey Opportunities

    eTrac Inc. (http://etracinc.com), located in Wasilla, conducts Hydrographic and 3D Scanning surveys throughout Alaska and the lower 48. They currently have three survey vessels in Anchorage, one of which conducts multibeam surveys every Monday and Thursday for the Port of Anchorage Maintenance Dredging project. They are interested in bringing current students and recent grads on as full-time and part-time interns.

  • DNS Land Surveyor I

    The Department of Natural Resources is hiring a Land Surveyor I.This position provides professional surveying services for the Department of Natural Resources (DNR): preparing Survey Instructions and Plan of Survey drawings using AutoCAD; performing reviews of BLM survey plats, Title 38 survey plats, and as-built survey plats; prepares survey determinations, legal descriptions, and Trail Location Diagrams.

    Position interacts with DNR Land Managers and other agencies such as Dept. of Law, DOT/PF, ADF&G, BLM and municipal platting authorities.

    This position also provides survey support on any project which needs to be performed by survey staff.

    For more information, see https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/alaska/jobs/1533717/land-surveyor-i-pcn-10-1882 

Mechanical Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering Position
    T3 Alaska, LLC is an engineering firm, located in Anchorage, and is seeking a professiona mechanical engineer. Four plus years' experience required in the HVAC design field. P.E. license desicred. They are looking for a hardworking, efficient engineer to join their growing firm. They offer competititive pay and benefits. Please email resumes to cassie@t3eng.us 

Summer Internships

  • CIRI Summer Internship Program (deadline: May 12, 2017)

    CIRI’s internship program for shareholders and descendants is intended to increase shareholder
    relevance and deepen engagement with the next generation entering the workforce.
    CIRI strives to match students interests with intern positions available whenever possible, which
    could include human resources, information technology, communications, land and resources,
    shareholder programs, real estate, accounting and finance, risk management, construction
    management, project management, environmental sciences and engineering. Please include in
    your cover letter any specific areas of interest, how they align with your education and what you
    hope to gain from an internship with CIRI.

    • Application period is year-round with a deadline of May 12th for the 2017 summer program
    • Visit www.ciri.com/careers to apply
    • Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter explaining why they are interested and
    what their education and career goals are
    • For questions, please contact Darla Graham, Manager of Shareholder Employment Programs
    at 907-263-5562 or dgraham@ciri.com

    Summer Internship Flyer

  • Temporary Environmental Engineer (deadline: May 2017)

    Our growing backlog of challenging projects in Alaska has created an exciting new opportunity for a student intern interested in the fields of environmental consulting and site remediation.  These projects consist primarily of long-term monitoring (e.g., multimedia sampling, landfill inspections, and habitat assessments) and environmental restoration at remote areas throughout the State of Alaska.  We are seeking a temporary (field season) environmental intern currently enrolled in an environmental-related science or engineering program.  Successful candidate must possess good communication skills and enthusiasm to perform tasks as assigned.  Student must be self-motivated and work well with limited supervision. 

    • Must be proficient with MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook software.
    • Must be able to work long days in adverse weather conditions carrying objects up to 50lbs.
    • Must be reliable and possess positive attitude.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license, clean driving record and ability to provide documentation
    • Depending upon experience and capabilities, the internship hourly pay rate will be between $15 and $20 and it is anticipated that the weekly minimum hours will be 24 hours and capped at a payment of 50 per week, which does not include travel time.
    • Work will include payment of all travel costs and meals while on the job.
    • The project will pay for the 40 hour OSHA course, but the individual is responsible for their time to attend the course.

    Although previous experience collecting data in the field is not a requirement, knowledge of environmental policies such as CWA, CAA, and ESA or State of Alaska regulations is beneficial.  Under supervision, student will be required to accurately and safely use field sampling and testing equipment, such as: organic vapor analyzers, GPS units, field screening test kits for pollutants in soil and water, air sampling canisters, pH/EH field kits, and passive diffusion bags.  Ability to accurately document field measurements and transcribe them into various reporting media and formats is required.  Strong analytical skills to synthesize field and laboratory data for purposes of interpretation, distilling trends, comparison against regulatory standards, and drawing conclusions are preferred.

    If interested, contact Dawn Bushey at dbushey@bemsys.com and bemsysinc@gmail.com

  • Paid Undergraduate Summer Research Internship (deadline: March 22, 2017)

    Are you interested in hands-on Hyperspectral Imaging experience and learning how to work with interdisciplinary teams? Here is an opportunity.

    The Geography Department (www.uni.edu/csbs/geography) at the University of Northern Iowa once again host a NSF-funded REU program to introduce young scientists to a highly interdisciplinary research environment with fundamental and applied research in hyperspectral imaging. Hyperspectral imagine is widely used in various disciplines such as Earth Science, Environmental Science, Biology, Forestry, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geographic Information Science (GISc), and more. If you are interested, application and more information is available online at www.geotree.uni.edu/en/reu/home. The program flyer in PDF version is attached. Students don’t need to be a geography major or have remote sensing background to be qualified. A successful candidate should have U.S.-citizen or permanent-resident status and have at least one semester of undergraduate studies remaining after the initial summer program (graduating seniors in May 2017 and graduate students are not eligible to apply). The application deadline is March 22, 2017.

     Summer Stipend: $4,000 for eight weeks (May 22-July 14, 2017). In addition, the program will cover the cost of transportation to and from the REU site, housing, a meal plan, lab supplies, and up to $750 for follow up activities.

    Contact: Dr. Bingqing Liang (bingqing.liang@uni.edu), or Dr. Andrey Petrov (andrey.petrov@uni.edu).

  • Energy Summer Intern (deadline: March 31, 2017)

    As part of the 2017 Energy Summer Intern Program sponsored by the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC), the Regulatory Commission of Alaska (Commission) is seeking a graduate student interested in the energy sector for a 10-week internship. The selected intern will work at the Commission’s office, located in downtown Anchorage, Alaska.

    To Apply:

    Send a cover letter, resume, three references, and transcript (can be unofficial) to

    Cameron.Rollins@alaska.gov. Applications can also be mailed or submitted in person to the Commission’s office located at 701 West 8th Avenue, Suite 300, Anchorage, AK 99501. All applications submitted directly to the Commission’s office MUST be delivered in a sealed envelope marked “CONFIDENTIAL ATTN: ENGINEERING SECTION”.

    For more information on how to apply or questions in reference to the position, please contact the Internship Liaison at:

    Cameron Rollins, Engineering Analyst

    (907) 263-2121; Cameron.Rollins@alaska.gov

    Full Details

  • Summer 2017 Alaska Industry Internship Programs

    Summer 2017 Alaska Industry Internship programs are posted on the Alaska Space Grant website: http://spacegrant.alaska.edu/content/alaska-industry-summer-internship

    Undergraduate and graduate students majoring in science, technology, engineering, math, education, and other majors that lend support to NASA's mission who attend an Alaskan Institution of higher education are encouraged to apply. Students must be US citizens.

    Current positions available are with the Challenger Learning Center of Alaska in Kenai or with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation and the Environmental Protection Agency in Juneau or Anchorage.

    See Alaska Space Grant website for more information.

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