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    #51375800
  • Salary
    TBD
  • Source
    Colorado State
  • Date
    2024-04-02
  • Deadline
    2024-06-01

Internship: Transportation Design Engineering - Grand Junction, CO Print (https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/colorado/jobs/newprint/4452957) Apply  Internship: Transportation Design Engineering - Grand Junction, CO SalarySee Position DescriptionLocation Grand Junction, COJob TypeTemporary (9 months or less)Job NumberEngIntern - 0424DepartmentDepartment of TransportationDivisionCDOT Region 3Opening Date04/01/2024Closing Date4/15/2024 11:59 PM MountainFLSADetermined by PositionPrimary Physical Work Address606 S 9th St Grand Junction, CO 81501

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Department InformationApplications will be considered from residents and non-residents of Colorado.Salary: $15.75/hour to $20.96/hour depending on qualificationsThis is a paid intern/temporary position limited to a maximum of 9 months from the date of hire.Applications will be reviewed as they are received and this announcement will be closed when the position is filled. It is in your best interest to apply early. This position is not covered by the Partnership Agreement between the State of Colorado and Colorado Workers for Innovative and New Solutions (COWins).About CDOT Do you want to make a difference in Coloradans’ lives? Do you have a passion for helping people and keeping them safe? At the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), you’ll have the opportunity to do just that. The work our people do contributes to keeping Coloradans and visitors safe and provides freedom, connection, and experience through travel. Please visit our careers page (https://www.codot.gov/topcontent/employment/overview.html) to learn about CDOT and how we are making Colorado a great place to live, work and play, now and for the future!CDOT for AllCDOT’s strength is our people, and our commitment to our people is to shape, support, and sustain the employee experience, and ultimately, create a supportive workplace where everyone, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, education, disability, socio-economic status, or any other identity, has the opportunity to thrive.In addition to a fantastic place to work, CDOT offers all temporary employees paid sick leave. Temporary employees accrue one hour of sick leave for every 30 hours worked, capped at forty-eight 48 hours.#LI-POSTDescription of JobDescription of JobThis internship is for a college student enrolled in an engineering program or a recent grad. Weare seeking a self-driven individual to join the department as an intern to learn abouttransportation engineering and the civil engineering field.Major duties and responsibilities

Assist the design staff's preparation of plans, specifications, and estimates for CDOT construction projects. This includes performing calculations, writing and compiling specifications, preparing memos and reports and adhering to design standards. All design assistance will be performed under the supervision of a Professional Engineer.

As an intern, one primary objective of the position is to receive training and instruction on how to plan, design and administer projects with CDOT. This involves spending time with the design staff as mentors to the employee. A large portion of this position is intended to be a learning experience for the intern in their future career.

Review plans and specifications during milestone reviews in order to identify problems with constructability, quantity errors and failure to comply with design standards. This work will involve performing calculations for quantities, researching current design standards and applying them to the plan set, and editing specifications for completeness and accuracy.

Work Environment

Daytime hours Monday - Friday. A flexible schedule is available.

Required to work in the office Monday - Thursday. Working fom home on Fridays is acceptable.

Required to drive to meetings, trainings, and field visits.

Exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions caused by the weather.

Require to drive CDOT vehicles.

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal RightsMinimum Qualifications

Any college student enrolled in a U.S. accredited community college, college or university seeking an Associates, Bachelors, Masters or Ph.D. degree in Engineering.

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A recent college graduate. Recently graduated means the individual should have attended a U.S. accredited college or university and have graduated with an Associates, Bachelors, Masters or Ph.D. degree in Engineering within the last three calendar years.

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A certified participant in the Colorado Refugee Services Program.

College Transcripts: If you are using education to qualify, a legible copy of your official or unofficial college transcript(s) or an official foreign credential evaluation report must be submitted with your application. Transcripts must show your name, the name of the school, all coursework, including current coursework and degree(s) conferred. Transcripts from colleges or universities outside of the United States must have been assessed for U.S. equivalency by a NACES educational credential evaluation service. Failure to provide a transcript or official foreign credential evaluation report may result in your application being rejected and you will not be able to continue in the selection process for this position.

Conditions of Employment

Must pass a pre-employment screening which may include social security number trace, criminal records check, public court records check, educational records, and driving records checks. More information in the supplemental information section.

A current valid driver license is required for all Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) positions which require operating a state or personal motor vehicle to perform one or more essential functions of the position.

Supplemental InformationApplicant Checklist Complete Applications must include the following documents:

A complete CDOT Application for Announced Vacancy (please submit online using the green 'APPLY' button at the top of this announcement)

A complete Supplemental Questionnaire (The questionnaire is part of the online application. You will be prompted to answer them as you are completing your online application.)

If you are using education to qualify, a legible copy of your official or unofficial college transcript(s) or an official foreign credential evaluation report must be submitted with your application. Transcripts must show your name, the name of the school, all coursework, including current coursework and degree(s) conferred. Transcripts from colleges or universities outside of the United States must have been assessed for U.S. equivalency by a NACES educational credential evaluation service. Failure to provide a transcript or official foreign credential evaluation report may result in your application being rejected and you will not be able to continue in the selection process for this position. Please attach your transcript to your online application

Only complete applications submitted by the closing date for this announcement will be given consideration. Every effort must be made to submit all application materials by the announcement close date. Where unusual circumstances prevent timely acquisition of transcripts, they must be submitted within five business days of the announcement close date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Failure to submit properly completed documents by the closing date of this announcement may result in your application being rejected.

Notifications

All correspondence regarding your status in the selection/examination process will be via email. Include your current working email address on your application and check your email frequently as you could receive time sensitive correspondence regarding this position. We highly recommend that you set up your email to accept messages from " state.co.us " and "info@governmentjobs.com" addresses. It is your responsibility to ensure that your email will accept these notices and/or review your junk mail and spam filtered email. Immediately after you submit your application you should receive an email that confirms that you successfully submitted an application for this position. If you do not, try submitting again until you receive the confirmation email. Be sure to also check your junk folder for email communications from the State of Colorado's website.

Employment Screening

If an applicant reaches the finalist stage of the hiring process, the Colorado Department of Transportation may procure a consumer report and/or investigative consumer report on the applicant in connection with his/her application for employment purposes, as defined under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. These reports may be obtained at any time after receipt of the applicant's authorization. As part of the employment screening an applicant will be requested to disclose any deferred judgments and convictions as well an explanation of the circumstances around any arrest or conviction. In the event that a screening returns information that the applicant believes is not accurate, he or she will have an opportunity to dispute the information with “Info Cubic”.

Info Cubic, a consumer reporting agency, will obtain the report for CDOT. Further information regarding Info Cubic, a Division of Orange Tree, including its privacy policy, may be found online at www.InfoCubic.com and www.OrangeTreeScreening.com . Info Cubic is located at 7275 Ohms Lane, Minneapolis, MN 55439, and can be reached at 877.360.4636 or 888.222.0667.

The report may contain information bearing on the applicant's character, general reputation, personal characteristics, and mode of living. The information that may be included in the report includes: social security number trace, criminal records check, public court records checks, educational records, and driving records checks. CDOT will only request credit reports insofar as they relate to the position for which the applicant is applying. The information contained in the report will be obtained from private and/or public record sources. The applicant will have the right, upon written request made within a reasonable time after receipt of a notice, to request disclosure of the nature and scope of any investigative consumer report.

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

The State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

Discrimination and/or harassment against any person is prohibited because of disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, political affiliation, veteran’s status, marital status, gender identity or any other protected class recognized under the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA). This applies to all employment decisions.

ADAAA Accommodations

CDOT is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to HR Specialist Name at Email Address or call Phone Number .

Former State Employees

Former employees of the Colorado Department of Transportation System or any other State of Colorado Department or Agency, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information on his/her application.

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