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Intern - Civil Engineer
- Salary/Pay Rate:$14.33 - $16.63/hr
- Posted Date:10/08/2019
|Benefits||Click here to review a Summary of Employee Benefits|
|Civil Service Status||
This is NOT a Civil Service position
Up to 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday
|Tentative Start Date||Summer, 2020|
Job Summary & Requirements
Engineering interns are utilized by the Engineering Services Department to assist engineering staff in data collection, data management, inspection and other engineering analysis. Interns are exposed to many facets of the engineering profession and municipal operations.
Duties may include Geographic Information Systems (GIS) analysis, field inspections, construction inspections of public infrastructure, traffic counts, research and report writing.
Must be an undergraduate student in Civil or Construction Engineering, Civil Technology or closely-related field with one year of completed coursework. This is an internship which is not permanent, and which is being made available for individuals seeking work experience prior to graduating from an accredited college/university.
Exposure to weather including heat, cold, humidity and precipitation. Ability to lift/move up to 50 lbs. Current valid Iowa Driver’s License required.
|Physical/Drug Test||Post offer, pre-employment physical and drug test are required.|
|Steps to Apply||
Steps to Apply:
2. Attachments: You must attach the following documents to your profile under the "My Attachments" section:
b) Cover Letter
3. Applying for Position: Once you have completed your profile, you MUST apply for the position (The link to Apply is located on the right side of the main menu. An email will be sent confirming you have applied. It will also be displayed in the My Application History section.)
*If you are a returning staff member, DO NOT create a new profile. Log in using your last name, employee number (located on your paycheck stub or by calling Human Resources @ 515-222-3616) and your password (passwords may be reset via the Forgot Password link. NOTE: Names are LEGAL names, nicknames will not work when resetting your password.). If you have any questions or problems with applying, please contact HR: 515-222-3616
All steps MUST be completed to be considered for this position. If you have any questions during the application process, please contact Human Resources at 515-222-3616.
|Deadline to Apply||
Open until filled
|Apply Here!||City of West Des Moines Online Application System|
|Application Materials & Related Documents||
You will need to complete an online profile and apply for this position online. There are Instruction Sheets under the Employment section of our City website as well as a number of topics in our FAQ section. If after reviewing these help guides you still need additional help, please visit or contact Human Resources 515-222-3616.
If you are currently employed with or you have been employed with the City in the last three years (in any capacity), do NOT create a new profile. Contact Human Resources at 515-222-3616 for instructions on how to log in.
**If you have applied for a position with the City of West Des Moines since July 2009, please refer to the instruction sheets listed above.**
CITY OF WEST DES MOINES
Human Resources, 2nd floor
4200 Mills Civic Parkway
PO Box 65320
West Des Moines, IA 50265-0320