Engineering Technician - Dixie National Forest, Cedar City

Open Until: November 20th, 2018

Wage: $14.30

Hours: Up to 20/week during school year and 40hrs/week in the summer

Schedule: We are reasonably flexible

Dates: December 2018 – August 2019 (could extend as intern/funding/workload allow)

Agency: USDA Forest Service, Dixie National Forest

Location: Supervisor’s Office, Cedar City, Utah


The Dixie National Forest is hiring a Pavement Condition Surveyor/Engineering Technician; the office location is at 1789 North Wedgewood Lane in Cedar City and the starting hourly rate will be $14.30. The intern will be working for Dixie National Forest in Cedar City and Regional Office out of Ogden Utah. The intern will be helping to plan, organize, perform, and review a pavement surveys in the region. Housing will not be provided.

Position Responsibilities:

  1. Helping to plan, organize, perform, and review a pavement surveys in the region
  2. Work with GIS to create maps, learn how to conduct a pavement surveys, and make reports with the data collected
  3. Frequent travel by vehicle throughout the region
  4. Need to be patient and detail oriented to be able to conduct the pavement surveys correctly
  5. Work as a team member
  6. Need to be flexible with weather and work load as it comes in. The intern will be stationed out of Cedar City, but will be traveling during the summer months.


Offic Skills Desired

  • Photo Management/Organization
  • Microsoft Word/Excel
  • File Management
  • Topographical Map Interpretation
  • Database Entry and Recording
  • GIS
  • AutoCAD
  • Communication
  • Self-Motivated

Field Skills Desired

  • Safe Driving Attitude (4x4 Operations)
  • Field Navigation Skills
  • Able to Multi-Tasking
  • GPS Data Collection 

Application Instructions:

  1. Go to:
  2. Click on “Apply” and fill in online application

Attach application, resume, transcripts, and statement of interest and submit to: Adam Howes

Agency Contact:

NAME: Adam Howes


PHONE NUMBER: 435-418-0045