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Category: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Type: Standard

Location: Springfield

Starts: May. 12, 2021

$ Paid
 Full Time
 Part Time


Application Deadline:  03/31/2021

Job Post ID:13634

Min Monthly Salary:$11.87-$15.42

Human Resources ContactNumber:  (417)  895-7661

Notice:  This is a PAID summer internship opportunity for engineering students from May to August 2021.Internships are temporary,  non-benefit eligible positions.  Hours worked can not exceed 1,039 hours in duration.

In order to be considered for this position go toMoDOT Careers

Remote work location and/or teleworking is not available for this position.

As a condition of continued employment,  MoDOT may require employees to take a PCR(active infection)  COVID-19 test during the pandemic in an effort to slow or stop the spread of virus at work.  MoDOT will pay for allexpenses associated with any required COVID-19 test(s).

General Summary:  Assigned to job duties ranging from assistant traffic technician to special maintenance supervisor,  based on level ofeducation and summer job experience.

In order to be considered for this vacancy please go to the Missouri Department of TransportationEmploymentApplication System (EAS)and submit an on-line application.  Applications,  and if applicable transcripts,  must bereceived by no later than 11:55 pm of the closing date listed on the advertised vacancy.

MoDOT is primarily conducting telephone interviews due to social distancing requirements at this time.  Forapplicants being interviewed who are hearing or speech impaired and need assistance,  we will coordinate withthe Missouri Relay System.

During the COVID-19 pandemic,  MoDOT strictly enforces social distancing,  face covering,  and other safetyrequirements to ensure the health and safety of our employees and those who we serve.

Equal Employment Opportunity /  Affirmative Action Employer,  M/F/D/V

MoDOT does not hire individuals with F-1 OPT visas into full-time or permanent part-time positions and MoDOTdoes not sponsor applicants for work visas.


Examples of Work:

•Determines traffic volume on roadways and codes data for computer processing,  provides recommendations,  andcoordinates correction of deficiencies.

•Performs and summarizes radar speed surveys to determine the characteristic speeds of motorists to establish aspeed limit that is both safe and comfortable.

•Analyzes accident reports to prepare diagrams that include types and locations of accidents and dates,  times,  andweather conditions.
•May issue permits;  assists in the review,  preparation,  documentation,  and inspection of permit activities.
•Performs initial field site reviews by documenting existing conditions using photo logs and video.
•Conducts daytime and nighttime field evaluations of all work zones to determine compliance with standards.
•Performs routine monitoring of field traffic devices such as signs,  signals,  and roadway marking,  with limiteddecision-making capabilities;  eliminates traffic control conflicts between adjacent work zones.
•Interacts with internal and external customers in order to answer traffic-related questions,  respond to complaints andrequests,  or to discuss traffic control ordinances,  plans,  policies and procedures.
•Organizes field and office traffic data into traffic study documents;  creates various maps and diagrams in correlationwith traffic concerns.


Minimum/Required Qualifications:  Must be a college undergraduate enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program in Engineering from an ABET-accreditedcollege or university curriculum who has completed their freshman year (normally 30 semester hours)  in Engineeringcoursework;  OR must be a college undergraduate enrolled in Pre-Engineering at a college having a transfer agreement,with an intent to obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an ABET-accredited college or university curriculum.

Must maintain at least an overall GPA of 2.0 out of 4.0 to be accepted into and/or remain in the internship program.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  None

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