Civil - Construction, Civil - Transportation, Civil - Urban and Community Planning, Civil Engineering
Pay Rate: $10.00/hour (40 hrs./week May – August)
Job Type: Full-time, temporary
Job Summary: The Engineering Division of the City of Urbana Public Works Department is accepting applications for a Transportation Engineering Intern. The Transportation Engineering Intern is responsible for performing basic surveying, AutoCAD drafting and construction inspection on street reconstruction projects. Assists in surveying and inspecting street reconstruction work including resurfacing, paving and sewer construction; measures quantities of work completed, tests materials used, and calculates pay quantities for contract work.
Qualifications include: • One (1) or more years of college courses in engineering, construction materials, inspection, and testing; or three (3) months or more of similar work experience. • Knowledge of GIS mapping techniques and ability to use computer spreadsheet and word processing software. • Ability to collect and process background information, perform GIS database input for existing sewer system, and provide assistance in developing database for hydraulic modeling of sewer system. • Ability to lift a 50-pound manhole lid. • Must possess and maintain a current State of Illinois Class D driver's license. • Preferred start date: May 13, 2019.
About Urbana, Illinois
The City of Urbana prides itself on being a progressive, dynamic community and is internationally distinguished as the home of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the state’s flagship public university and one of the preeminent research institutions in the world.
Urbana has been recognized as one of the top ten high-tech communities in America by U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek, and Wired magazines and as the tenth greenest city in America by Sperling’s Best Places Rated.
One of the greatest characteristics of Urbana is the outstanding quality of life and low cost of living. Because of its natural assets and college setting, Urbana offers residents a metropolitan feel with small-town charm. In recent years, Urbana has been cited by the National Home Builders Association as one of the top ten most affordable housing markets in the United States; the city was also recognized in 2007 by the American Planning Association when the West Urbana Neighborhood was distinguished as one of the Ten Great Neighborhoods in the country.
The highly ranked school districts, park district, library and award-winning mass transit district also highlight the community's dedicat...ion to excellence.
Urbana Welcomes Diversity!
We foster an environment that values and encourages mutual respect, inclusion of all people, and utilizing differences and similarities as an organizational asset. EOE.