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Summer 2023- Engineering Internship for Engineering Majors - Corpus Christi District Headquarters - (2200910)

 Assists in transportation engineering support work such as construction inspection, structural construction design, laboratory testing, surveying or engineering data collection, operating data collection equipment, and other entry-level engineering support work. Employees at this level perform assignments following specific instructions and are subject to frequent review by the immediate supervisor.
Essential Duties:
  • Compiles information from microfilm records and other archival materials.
  • Develops spreadsheets, databases, and other electronic documents.
  • Gathers basic data and assists with routine statistical analysis.
  • Inspects construction methods and workmanship to ensure contractors build roadways, bridges, airports, traffic signals and related highway structures in accordance with plans and specifications.
  • Inspects materials, equipment, and production procedures in a manufacturing plant and/or conducts laboratory tests to ensure construction materials meet Department specifications; as required, moves items related to these duties.
  • Obtains material samples for analysis and assists with routine lab testing including operation and cleaning of laboratory equipment; as required, moves items related to these duties.
  • Performs data entry and computer-aided analysis.
  • Performs mechanical and electrical repairs.
  • Performs survey work such as positioning rod and chain.
  • Performs traffic counts and gathers related traffic and accident data.
  • Prepares base sheets, details, specifications and estimates for landscape construction projects.
  • Prepares required worksheets and inspection reports.
  • Processes various construction-related documents and maintains construction project records.
  • Uses drafting equipment and performs hand or computer-aided drafting and calculating work.
  • Performs other job responsibilities as assigned