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Posted on: April 15, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Civil Engineering Intern

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Civil Engineering Intern

Closes On: May 13, 2022 at 04:30 PM EST
Department: Public Works Administration
Job Status: Part-Time
Days Worked: Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Rate of Pay: $18.19 -

Definition of Class

This job involves entry-level sub-professional and clerical work in support of engineering staff.  Work in this class includes extensive on-the-job training.  Employees in this class are expected to be actively enrolled in a duly accredited community / technical college or university in the study of Engineering associated with their assigned department.  Employees are expected to be developing skills in basic computer operation, computer & hand drafting, surveying, and engineering design.  Employees in this class will work under the direct guidance of a qualified engineer and/or engineering associate / designer.  The employee will be assigned a variety of tasks in support of and involved with the design, construction, maintenance, and operation of municipal utilities and/or public works projects and activities.  Employees in this class work under general supervision.  Work originates upon assignment from a member of the engineering and/or administrative staff.  Routine tasks are expected to be learned and eventually completed with little or no direct supervision.  This is a safety-sensitive, non-exempt position.

Essential Duties Performed

100% -
  • Assists engineering staff with land surveying projects;
  • Operates GPS equipment for the location and mapping of various public works facilities;
  • Prepares various calculations for utilities and public works designs and facilities;
  • Performs drafting associated with the creation and maintenance of mapping files;
  • Performs manual and computerized clerical work associated with the creation and maintenance of project files, map & plat files, general correspondence files, etc.;
  • Develops lists of materials for designed and/or constructed public works facilities;
  • Obtains a wide variety of field information including locations of traffic control devices, traffic volumes / movements, utility and drainage structures, infrastructure evaluations / assessments, etc.;
  • Installs, maintains, and collects & manages data recorded by traffic counters, flow meters, etc.;
  • Assists with field tests and inspections related to contract, project or regulatory compliance;
  • Assists engineering and administrative staff in the performance of their duties;
  • Prepares as-built sketches and drawings from collected field data.



  • Performs manual labor in the performance of the tasks outlined above;
  • Operates automotive equipment;
  • Reports to work as scheduled and on time;
  • Works overtime as required;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education Requirements

High school graduate or GED.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities -
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret written communications;
  • Ability to respond to verbal inquiries from management, staff, and customers;
  • Ability to effectively present information verbally and/or in writing;
  • Knowledge of arithmetic and basic mathematical principles;
  • Ability to assist with field surveys and to make sketches and diagrams representing field conditions;
  • Basic working knowledge of a personal computer including Microsoft Word and Excel or ability to acquire basic computer skills within a very short period of time;
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions;
  • Ability to learn new procedures and to apply the same to a variety of tasks.

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