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Civil Engineering Student Interns - Division of...
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Lake County IL | Libertyville, IL
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Job Description

Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides flexible hours, rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment. Do you have a background as a civil engineering student? If so, this position could very well be for you:

Position: Civil Engineering Interns

Location: Libertyville, Illinois

Salary: $13.52- $16.68

Hours: Monday through Friday, 6:30am to 3:00 pm, overtime as needed.

Timeframe: May 21, 2018 - August 10, 2018

Becoming an intern with the Lake County Division of Transportation will allow you to perform work of routine difficulty in basic para-professional engineering assignments or beginning level engineering work performed in a training capacity. Other assignments may include: surveying and operating survey equipment, performing basic construction inspections, measurement of work quantities and investigations, conducting field and laboratory tests on construction materials; collecting traffic data for traffic studies, and preparing working drawings from rough drafts or notes. Your day will consist of working directly with higher level technicians or professional engineers. You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees, 30 countywide departments and the public, is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning.

To be successful in this role you should be pursuing a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or other closely related field. You must possess a valid driver's license. The individual must have the ability and willingness to learn engineering tasks and procedures, the ability to use engineering equipment, instruments, and testing devices, including computers and software, the ability to communicate effectively and follow oral and written instructions, the ability to effectively problem solve and the ability to work individually and in a team atmosphere. You must be willing to work overtime, work outdoors, sometimes in adverse weather conditions; perform moderate lifting on a frequent basis; and be able to drive a County passenger vehicle.

Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County! To learn more about the department, you will be working for, visit DOT. 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