Intern – Public Works Engineering (Seasonal)
Location: City Hall | Leawood, KS | Public Works – Inspection | Inspection
Work Schedule: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.,
Rate of Pay: $12.00/hr
Details: Please Note: This posting is for a summer internship position. This position is open until filled.
Summary / Objective
The City of Leawood Public Works Department is accepting applications for a summer internship in the Engineering Division.
Essential Functions / Responsibilities
Assisting with inspections within the Right-of-Way, inspections of storm water BMP’s, topographic survey of roads and storm sewers, traffic signal inventory, traffic counts, and miscellaneous office duties.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Education and Experience Requirements. – Prefer at least one year of Civil Engineering education from an ABET Accredited Program.
Minimum Qualifications –
Ability to protect and maintain confidentiality of information.
Standard office procedures, systems, and practices including the use of a computer.
Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines with effective results.
Ability to read, write, and understand the English language with proper spelling and grammar to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
General Aptitudes and Physical Requirements
Must have arm/hand steadiness, hand/eye coordination, finger dexterity, manual dexterity, multi-limb coordination, body flexibility and muscular strength adequate to perform the essential functions of the position.
Must have depth perception, visual acuity, visual stamina, and auditory perception adequate to perform the essential functions of the position.
Must have adequate environmental tolerance.
Must be able to speak and write adequately to perform the essential functions of the position.
Must be able to drive safely and be present at various work sites.
Must be able to withstand exposure to noise from equipment, machines, and vehicles.
Must have adequate environmental tolerance, including the ability to work in variable and sometimes extreme weather conditions such as rain, snow, storms, heat, cold, and any other weather indigenous to the U.S. Midwest.
Must be able to walk over uneven surfaces and to engage in occasional climbing.
This intern will report to City Hall located at 4800 Town Center Drive, Leawood, KS and will work under the direction of the City Engineer.