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Category: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Type: Standard


Starts: May. 18, 2020

$ Paid
 Full Time
 Part Time


The Missouri Department of Transportation is seeking to hire a full-time Traffic Intern in several locations across Northeast Missouri for the Summer of 2020,  with opportunity to extend into the fall or a full-time position after graduation.  Qualified applicants should create an applicant profile through MoDOT’s career opportunities page.  After creating a profile,  any job with MoDOT can be easily applied to with just a few clicks. Hourly pay for this position is $11.87 -  $15.42 based on level of education and experience.  To apply for this position or for more information,  please visit our Career Opportunities page at  Come build your career with us,  and help us improve the lives of Missourians as a part of America’s finest Transportation System!


  Traffic Interns are assigned to job duties ranging from Assistant Traffic Technician to Special Maintenance Supervisor based on level of education and summer job experience.  Examples of Work:  Performs radar speed studies,  manual and electronic counting of vehicle volumes,  school crossing studies,  parking studies,  and vehicle type classification.  Downloads,  transfers,  or inputs collected traffic data into computer database or traffic software programs.  May determine traffic volume by placing traffic counting devices or tube counters on specific roadways.  Performs field checks prior to setting up data collection equipment in order to determine existing conditions in area to be studied.  Operates radio,  digital camera,  video equipment,  and other electronic equipment for the collection of traffic data.  Assists in the review,  preparation,  documentation,  and inspection of permit activities;  explains process to customers;maintains permit database.  Prepares accident diagrams that include types and locations of accidents and dates,  times,  and weather conditions.  Maintains traffic related databases and spreadsheets and generates reports;  maintains traffic devices inventories and records.  Measures sight distance for signs and intersections;  measures lane storage lengths.


Must be enrolled in a Civil Engineering program at an accredited college or university with completion of freshman year (normally 30 credit hours)  and an overall GPA of 2.0 out of 4.0.

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