Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, the goal of Lake County Government is to positively serve our residents while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment.
Are you a student in Civil Engineering? If so, this position could very well be for you:
Position: 2020 Civil Engineering Summer Internship
Location: Libertyville, IL
Becoming a Civil Engineering Intern with the Lake County Public Works Department will offer you hands-on experience performing work of routine difficulty in basic para-professional engineering assignments or beginning level engineering work performed in a training capacity. This candidate will spend time in the field and office under the guidance of Public Works staff.
Assignments will include field construction observation, engineering duties, and collection of GPS location/elevation data. Engineering-focused work includes sanitary sewer force main desktop analysis, lift station basin delineation, assessment of building uses, and reviewing sanitary sewer televising videos to recommend repairs and rehabilitation.
You can expect to spend a certain portion of your time performing miscellaneous administrative tasks, such as scanning documents. Your day will consist of working directly with higher level technicians or professional engineers.
To be successful in this position, candidates must possess a high level of attention to detail to record data accurately. Successful candidates must also be highly motivated and able to work alone unsupervised for long periods of time.
The candidates will possess the ability to work both inside and outside in variable conditions and be willing to engage in limited to moderately strenuous physical activity. Microsoft Office software will be used to analyze the data and summarize findings into reports. You can expect to spend up to 75% of your time in the field in all weather conditions. The candidate must have a valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record.
The intern will work approximately 40 hours per week for up to 15 weeks. The desired start date is between May 1 and May 15.
Questions should be directed to Daniel Salgado at email@example.com or 847-377-7152. Please be sure to include a cover letter and resume highlighting your related work or classroom experience.
To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit Public Works. To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action, visit our website to view videos.
If you need assistance writing your resume, we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website.
Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.
Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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