Campbell

Engineering Student Internship

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Engineering
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South Bay
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Internship
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5/3/2019 at 5pm
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$14.00-$14.00
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None

Description

The City of Campbell, centrally located in the Santa Clara Valley is bordered by San Jose, Los Gatos, and Saratoga, was founded in 1846 by Benjamin Campbell. It was incorporated as a General Law City in 1952 and has a Council/Manager form of government. City departments, in addition to the City Manager’s Office, include Police, Public Works, Community Development, Finance, and Recreation and Community Services.

Campbell is a suburban community with a population of 41,161 and a balance of land uses – commercial, industrial, and quality housing – within its six square miles.

Engineering Student Intern (Part-time):

The City of Campbell Public Works Department is pleased to announce openings for Engineering Student Interns (Part-Time). The Intern will participate actively in the varied functions of Public Works and will benefit from:

  • Working in a unique rotation program that provides experience in three (3) different divisions in the Public Works Department: Design and Construction, Land Development, and Traffic Engineering.
  •  Gaining knowledge from engineers who will provide supervision and training.
  • Working in a vibrant small city that is located just seven miles southwest of Downtown San Jose, easy access via light rail, and a great opportunity for an aspiring engineering student to learn more about civil engineering.

Pay and hours: Starting rate is $14.00 per hour (position is a temporary employee with no benefits) for approximately 20 hours per week. Work hours can be arranged to accommodate class schedules. To fully experience the rotation program, the position has a term of 18 months.

Ideal candidate: Currently enrolled college student majoring in Civil Engineering or related field. Basic computer skills are essential, including spreadsheets and word processing. Knowledge of AutoCAD, database programs, GIS, and engineering concepts are preferred but not required.

Possession of: Valid California driver's license is required.

Typical Duties: Under the direction of an engineer, perform field investigation reports for projects, review of engineering plans, quantity estimating for construction, minor design layout work utilizing AutoCAD, creating/updating AutoCAD drawings, maintaining/updating/creating GIS information, engineering research, field survey work and analysis of data, assist in construction inspection, verify field quantities of construction work, conduct manual traffic counts, radar speed surveys, parking surveys, prepare drawings for minor signing and striping improvements, input data into the City’s traffic collision database and other duties as needed.

To apply, see the job application and announcement at www.calopps.org. Applications and resumes are due by 5:00 p.m., Friday, May 3, 2019. Interviews are anticipated to occur in May. Start date of employment will be immediate. The City of Campbell is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Ideal Candidate

Currently enrolled college student majoring in Civil Engineering or related field. Basic computer skills are essential, including spreadsheets and word processing. Knowledge of AutoCAD, database programs, GIS, and engineering concepts are preferred but not required.

Benefits

This is a part-time non benefited position.

Recruitment Contact

Contact phone: 
(408)866-2705