General Overview of the Position Benefits Supplemental Questions
The City of New Berlin Department of Community Development is currently offering a paid internship position as an Engineering Intern. This position exposes your engineers to a wide variety of issues as they occur in a municipal engineering environment. This exposure will provide the prospective intern valuable experience and breadth in many facets of Civil Engineering. We are looking for a student who is enrolled in civil engineering, undergraduate or graduate program or closely related thereto. The prospective intern will perform a variety of tasks and duties in the area of transportation engineering with some involvement in stormwater, erosion control, and CAD/GIS.
Examples of Essential Duties: Assist with daily tasks that might involve:
Assist engineering staff with building permit reviews.
Assist engineering staff in the review of utility and road cut permits.
Assist staff with field inspections and investigations.
Investigate traffic issues, perform traffic counts, surveys and studies, and determine solutions to traffic issues.
Aid in the preparation of plans, specifications and estimates for construction projects.
Assist customers by answering general inquiries.
Prepare background research on engineering related topics and prepare reports
Prepare and organize various departmental lists, maps, plats, correspondence and other documents.
Grant research & writing.
Perform site visits as needed.
Assist engineering staff with active construction management.
Collect inventory of City assets.
Position requires a student who is enrolled in a civil engineering, undergraduate or graduate program or closely related thereto. Working knowledge of civil engineering and surveying theory and practice, with sound judgment in the application thereof. Ability to work independently toward successful completion of projects as assigned. Knowledge of higher mathematics as applied in making surveying and engineering computations including algebra, geometry and trigonometry. Have working knowledge of drafting software including CAD, GIS, PowerPoint, Sketch Up, Excel, and Access. Sound verbal and written communication skills, good organizational skills, ability to perform various office functions.
The number of hours of work per week can be flexible, and can adapt to school schedules.
City Of New Berlin