Job Title: SEASONAL ENGINEERING
INTERN - DISTRICT 1

Agency: Department of Transportation Closing Date/Time: 03/31/2021 Salary: $17.00/hour
Job Type: Hourly Full Time
County: Cook
Number of Vacancies: 30

Applicants must submit the materials listed below by the closing date listed above:

• Signed and completed Application for Seasonal Engineering Intern (PM 2425)
• CMS 284A Authorization for Release of Criminal Information
• CMS 284B Self-Disclosure of Criminal History
• College Transcripts (official or unofficial)

Note: Only education/coursework and experience listed within the application and transcript will be considered for determining eligibility for this position.
Please visit https://idot.illinois.gov/about-idot/employment-opportunities/employment/index to download the Application for Seasonal Engineering Intern (PM 2425), CMS 284A Authorization for Release of Criminal Information and the CMS 284B Self-Disclosure of Criminal History form.

Submittal Options:

• Mail or hand deliver the completed application form PM2425, CMS 284A, CMS 284B and College Transcript(s) to: Bureau of Personnel Management, 2300 S. Dirksen Parkway, Room 113, Springfield, IL 62764
• Electronically complete and submit the application form PM2425, CMS 284A, CMS 284B and College Transcript(s) via email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
• College/Universities may submit College Transcript(s) in PDF format to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Agency Mission Statement

The Illinois Department of Transportation is seeking to hire Seasonal Engineering Interns for the summer of 2021.

The IDOT team works diligently to provide safe, cost-effective transportation for Illinois in ways that enhance quality of life, promote economic prosperity and protect our environment. We are problem solvers and leaders, constantly searching for innovations and improvements in support of our commitment to providing the best multimodal transportation system for Illinois.

Our team fosters a culture of inclusivity. We value diversity and hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards as we work together for a common purpose.

Team members frequently collaborate with colleagues and others outside the department to best meet customer needs.

We invite qualified applicants to apply to become part of our team for the summer of 2021. We are confident that you will take pride in serving Illinois and its residents and visitors.

Qualifications

Position Requirements:
• Completion of high school
• Current enrollment in a college engineering program
• Valid driver’s license
• Proof of automobile liability insurance required at the time of offer • Frequent travel within the district
• ANSI Class 75, 6” or higher, steel toe safety shoes
• College transcripts

Position Desirables:

• Understanding of design plans/blueprint reading and the ability to perform necessary technical computations in plan preparation
• Education in math to the level of trigonometry
• Strong computer skills
• Knowledge of materials testing and laboratory testing equipment
• Ability to communicate effectively and follow oral and written instructions

Job Responsibilities

The Seasonal Engineering Intern Program is designed to give engineering students an opportunity to obtain on-the-job training from May 17, 2021, through August 13, 2021.

This position is accountable for providing engineering assistance for all aspects of highway related design, construction, and maintenance projects.

Principal Accountabilities

1. Provides accurate designs, measurements, computations, and documentation.
2. Keeps the Resident Engineer/Technician informed of any problems encountered or deviations made.
3. Ensures that work performed is in accordance with the specifications.
4. Performs all duties in compliance with departmental safety rules. Performs all duties in a manner conducive to the fair and equitable treatment of all employees.
5. Performs other duties as assigned.

Work Hours: 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM Monday - Friday (30 minute lunch)
Work Location: Schaumburg - 201 Center Ct
Office: Office of Highways Project Implementation / Bureau of Construction / Region 1 / District 1 Agency Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please visit https://idot.illinois.gov/about-idot/employment-opportunities/employment/index to download the Application for Seasonal Engineering Intern (PM 2425), CMS 284A Authorization for Release of Criminal Information and the CMS 284B Self-Disclosure of Criminal History form.

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District Office
1016 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60607 
(312) 888-9191
(312) 277-3716 FAX

Springfield Office
129 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL 62706
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