Project Team Needed for California Water Project

Published
February 16, 2018
Chapter/Committee/Program Name
Community Engineering Corps
Project Location
North America

Description

PROGRAM BACKGROUND
The Community Engineering Corps (CECorps) is a domestic program formed through an alliance between the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Water Works Association, and Engineers Without Borders USA. CECorps brings underserved communities and volunteer engineer leaders together to advance local infrastructure solutions in the United States.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION
We are looking for a student or professional project team to assist the Lake Morena, CA community with water source and hydrogeologic investigation, producing a preliminary engineering report, and final construction drawings (plans and specs).

REQUIREMENTS
- the team should have an experienced professional engineer as the Responsible Engineer in Charge (REIC)
- the REIC must be a licensed engineer in the State of California
- all team members must hold current membership with ASCE, AWWA, or EWB-USA
- the team should, at minimum, consist of a REIC, Project Lead, and 3 Independent Review Panelists

EXPECTATIONS
- be committed to the mission of CECorps
- be accountable to the CECorps project process
- be mindful of cultural humility when engaging in any community-based project

TIME COMMITMENT
The number of hours per month varies greatly from month to month and expectations will be set between the project team and community. It is estimated that this project could be done in a 9-12 months, depending upon the schedule agreed upon between the team and community.

FINANCIAL COMMITMENT
Other than the financial commitment required to be a member of one of the three alliance organizations, no financial commitment is required.

HOW TO APPLY
Interested project teams (should be a fully formed team) must apply by submitting a 542 Project Team Application to CECsubmittals@ewb-usa.org. The application can be found at http://www.communityengineeringcorps.org/resources/.  Any questions can be directed to cecinfo@ewb-usa.org.