The goal of the position is to provide a broad overview and exposure into the operations of a municipal Public Works Department and direct experience with various engineering functions. Opportunities may include the following activities:
Assist in the bid process, including drafting bid and request for proposal (RFP) documents, and assembling contracts;
Assist in design engineering and inspection/construction engineering of various capital and maintenance improvement projects including tasks such as surveying and project layout, assembling contract quantities, taking measurements and reviewing/verifying payment requests;
Assisting in completing various Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) forms and documents;
Attendance at operations and engineering staff meetings;
Assist in communication with contractors, consultants, and residents including drafting written correspondence;
GIS and/or AUTOCAD work including basic drafting, scanning, and geo-referencing as built plans as well as field data collection.
The ideal Engineering Intern candidate will be currently pursuing a degree in civil engineering, or a closely related field, and have completed at least one academic year of college coursework.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to work with contractors, consultants, and residents.
The ability to read plans and general survey experience and computer proficiency (including CADD and/or GIS) is also necessary.
A valid driver’s license is required. The position will be required to drive a personal vehicle on occasion for Village business (mileage reimbursement provided).
Outdoor work, occasionally in adverse weather conditions is also required.
Additional Salary Information: Per hour DOQ
About Village of Woodridge
The Village of Woodridge is a southwest Chicago suburban community comprised of 33,000 residents. Located in DuPage County, Woodridge has thriving industrial and commercial communities as well as numerous single family and multi-family developments currently underway.