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About Indiana Department of Transportation:
The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) provides a dynamic workplace that serves Indiana citizens, improves our state's quality of life, and enhances its economic opportunity. INDOT has a number of innovative programs and projects, including Public-Private Partnerships, Green Initiatives, and cutting-edge uses of materials and assets. As part of the State of Indiana, INDOT offers a competitive total compensation package, as well as outstanding work/life balance. Whether you are an established professional in the transportation field or just starting your career, INDOT has exciting and challenging opportunities for you.
About Governor's Summer Internship Program:
The Governor's Public Service Summer Internship (GPSSI) is designed to give college students real world, hands on experience in their desired field of study to enhance marketability upon graduation. Participation in the Governor's Public Service Summer Internship will offer students a multitude of experiences including networking with state employees, resume building and soft skills workshops, agency head panels, and much more.
The Indiana Department of Transportation's (INDOT) summer internship program is a paid summer internship that lasts approximately 3.5 months. Listed salary is approximate. The hourly wage is $11.30.
About the Job:
Incumbent is responsible for supporting asset management activities in the District. Provides assistance to the Bridge and Road Asset Engineers, as well as the System Asset Manager, including preparation of documents for programming contractual projects and preparation of documents for maintenance work plan projects.
This position reports directly to the System Asset Manager.
A Day in the Life:
Assist in the development of projects to be included in the annual call prioritization process.
Assist with preparing support documentation for project submittals.
Assist with preparing documentation to request hydraulic analysis and environmental analysis of culverts.
Assist with pavement condition evaluation and verifying future maintenance and capital improvement needs.
Provides GIS mapping support.
Assists with keeping geospatial data current.
Assists in researching and preparing documents for process improvements.
Attends field checks and meetings as needed.
Handles specialty projects and specific assignments as directed by the System Asset Manager or Technical Services Director.
Assist in the preparation of responses to inquiries and concerns from citizens, legislators, the Governor's office, other agencies, and other states.
Performs related work as required.
What You'll Need For Success:
Enrolled in civil engineering program at accredited college/university.
Ability to read and interpret technical documents.
Practical knowledge of construction and maintenance practices and methods.
Ability to communicate both orally and in writing, and to follow oral and written instructions.
Possession of basic computer skills and the ability to become proficient in new programs and databases.
Ability to perform basic calculations.
Comfortable with using technology to derive solutions to problems.
Possession of a valid Indiana driver's license.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.
Difficulty of Work:
Work performed may vary from routine to medium difficulty. Basic knowledge of civil engineering, cost estimating, hydraulics, environmental issues, and geospatial databases is preferred.
Employee must work independently coordinating various activities associated with capital projects. Position requires an entry level of technical capability related to interpreting and applying standards, specifications, plans, and regulations related to Construction and Maintenance.
Incumbent is responsible for the independent completion of job assignments and for the accuracy of records, forms, reports, and technical information disseminated.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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