This posting is for two internship positions within the Division of Traffic Management. Civil Engineering students are preferred.
One position will assist engineers in the Traffic Studies group by performing work related to traffic count collection, crash analysis, and assisting with traffic studies.
The other position will assist engineers in the Traffic Control group by performing work related to traffic signage, using CAD and GIS software, and assisting with field reviews.
Under immediate supervision, is responsible on a part-time basis for learning collecting and/or assembling information used by technicians, professional workers, and administrators; performs related duties as required.
Examples of Work
(Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the examples cover all of the duties that may be performed.)
Researches information needed by technicians, professional workers, and administrators by reviewing periodicals, obtaining research materials from libraries or reviewing technical documents;
Obtains information from citizens, applicants or public officials; prepares and mails out questionnaires; interviews citizens, applicants or public officials; summarizes information obtained and draws conclusions for review by supervisors;
Files periodicals, maps, reports, studies, contracts and other data; collects printed materials;
Assists technicians and professionals in conducting various types of inspections and investigations and in the performance of other technical duties;
Assists in improving current operating procedures, conducting program evaluations, coordinating various programs and short-term projects and maintaining inventory control systems;
Operates office machines such as calculators, duplicating equipment, and scanners; learns to operate technical equipment such as audio and video equipment;
Learns to generate, verify and/or code data such as computer based test data;
Learns to provide requested technical information and assistance to organizations and individuals;
Maintains records and prepares narrative and statistical reports and other written documents;
May deliver documents to City and other officials.
Actively enrolled full-time in an undergraduate program in a college, university, or technical school, OR actively enrolled in a cadet program in the Department of Public Safety.