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Intern - Civil Engineering

  • Type:Seasonal/Temporary
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$14.89/hr
  • Posted Date:11/28/2017
 Job Details Description
Department           Engineering Services
Civil Service Status

This is NOT a Civil Service Position

Hours of Work

Up to 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday.

Tentative Start Date January 2018 and/or Summer 2018
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 field inspections, construction inspections of public infrastructure, 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. Exposure to weather including heat, cold, humidity and precipitation. Ability to lift/move up to 50 lbs. Current valid Iowa Driver’s License.
Physical/Drug Test  Post offer pre-employment physical and drug test required.          


Steps to Apply

Steps to Apply:

1. Profile: In order to be considered for this position, you MUST complete an online profile (this includes all sections under the My Profile Section).

2. Attachments: You must attach the following documents to your profile under the "My Attachments" section:

a) Cover Letter

b) Resume

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 before the posted deadline 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
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 Contact Information  CITY OF WEST DES MOINES
Human Resources, 2nd floor
4200 Mills Civic Parkway
PO Box 65320
West Des Moines, Iowa 50265-0320
515-222-3616 (phone)
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