Iowa Department of Administrative Services - Delaware County, IA

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Location: Manchester

The Transportation Engineer Intern position is located in the Manchester Resident Construction Office. The Transportation Engineer Intern will function as a project inspector on moderate to complex construction projects. Employee will be required to function as a Lead Worker. Responsibilities include quality control testing according to established procedures, preparing reports, documenting project activities, preparing asbuilts, performing project related technical duties and other activities as needed in the resident office.

Employee must possess and maintain certifications for sampling and testing materials as required by Iowa DOT Technical Training and Certification Program. These certifications shall include Aggregate I and II, Portland Cement Concrete I and II, Hot Mix Asphalt I.

The Transportation Engineer Intern must be able to work in a team environment with a minimum of supervision as a project inspector on most projects, be able to work with a project coordinator on larger projects and be able to work with other inspectors, contractors, producers, suppliers, utility representatives, other departments and various government entities. Specific knowledge of highway and bridge construction methods and inspection is required. General knowledge of construction survey is desired.

The Transportation Engineer Intern must be able to use or have the ability to learn to use computer hardware and software necessary in the completion of their project related duties.

Employee must possess and maintain a valid Driver's License and performs progressively responsible introductory engineering work assignments to qualify to sit for a Professional Engineer examination; temporary training assignments will terminate within six month following a second attempt to obtain a professional engineer license or nine years from date of hire.Travel: Occasional overnight travel may be required.

License : Possess and main a valid Driver's License and obtain a Professional Engineers License within 9 years of hire.
Lifting: Ability to lift and load items weighing 65 pounds.
Shift: Core hours are Monday thru Friday 6:45 am to 3:30 pm. Night work, weekends and holidays may be required. Various shifts with some overtime and night work may be required.

Minimum Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited four year college or university or possession of a Verification of Graduation with major course work in chemical, civil, construction, environmental, materials, mechanics, structural or transportation engineering, or in engineering management.

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