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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Public Works Summer Intern

The City of Town & Country is looking to hire a Public Works Intern for the Summer of 2020. Are you looking for an internship position where you’ll use and build on your construction and project management knowledge in a municipal setting? Our Interns earn a competitive wage of $15 hourly.

As part of our Public Works Department, you will be responsible for performing routine and complex administrative and technical work. Generally, your schedule will be daytime hours Monday through Friday, 40 hours a week for up to 13 weeks.

Our Public Works Intern will fill various roles within the Construction Inspection, Project Management and Stormwater departments. Some of the duties and responsibilities for Interns in these areas include:

  • Reviewing capital improvement, residential and commercial construction plans for compliance, accuracy and completeness.
  • Monitoring and inspecting road construction projects, installation of sewer pipes and structures.
  • Inspecting sidewalks, entrances, curb ramps, detectable warning devices, pedestrian street crossings, pedestrian handrail, stairways, and other items for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • Inspecting temporary and permanent traffic control devices.
  • Assisting in the development of short and long range strategic planning; gathers, interprets, and prepares data for studies, reports and recommendations; coordinates activities with other departments and agencies, as needed.
  • Reviewing plans, specifications and cost estimates for construction projects.
  • Reviewing traffic related issues with residents and staff; prepares recommendations.
  • Organizing and documenting findings of studies and prepares recommendations for implementation of new systems, procedures, or traffic control devices.
  • Preparing a variety of studies, reports, and related information for decision-making purposes; conducts research, analysis, and prepares recommendations regarding proposals for programs, grants, services, budget, equipment, etc.
  • Investigating and follows-up on citizen requests for service, complaints, and requests for information, as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned or required.

We’re looking for someone who is currently enrolled in an accredited college or university and have obtained the status of at least sophomore, with a working knowledge of the principles and practices of Civil Engineering, or a closely related field. This person should be someone who can be relied upon to accurately record and maintain records and possess strong communication skills.

Contact Information Contact Tim Gregowicz, P.E. Director of Public Works

The City of Town & Country is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify

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