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SEASONAL ENGINEERING INTERN - DISTRICT 3

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Feb 28, 2021
Location: 

Ottawa, IL, US, 61350-1628

Job Requisition ID:  347

Agency:  Department of Transportation  
Closing Date/Time:  03/31/2021 
Salary:  $15.85/hour
Job Type:  Hourly Full Time 
County:  LaSalle 
Number of Vacancies:  18 
 

Applicants must submit the materials listed below by the closing date listed above:

•             Signed and completed Application for Seasonal Engineering Intern (PM 2425)

•             CMS 284A Authorization for Release of Criminal Information

•             CMS 284B Self-Disclosure of Criminal History

•             College Transcripts (official or unofficial)

Note: Only education/coursework and experience listed within the application and transcript will be considered for determining eligibility for this position.

 

Please visit https://idot.illinois.gov/about-idot/employment-opportunities/employment/index to download the Application for Seasonal Engineering Intern (PM 2425), CMS 284A Authorization for Release of Criminal Information and the CMS 284B Self-Disclosure of Criminal History form.

 

Submittal Options:

•             Mail or hand deliver the completed application form PM2425, CMS 284A, CMS 284B and College Transcript(s) to: Bureau of Personnel Management, 2300 S. Dirksen Parkway, Room 113, Springfield, IL 62764

•             Electronically complete and submit the application form PM2425, CMS 284A, CMS 284B and College Transcript(s) via email to: Dot.SummerApplications@Illinois.gov.

•             College/Universities may submit College Transcript(s) in PDF format to: Dot.SummerApplications@Illinois.gov.

 

Agency Mission Statement

The Illinois Department of Transportation is seeking to hire Seasonal Engineering Interns for the summer of 2021.

The IDOT team works diligently to provide safe, cost-effective transportation for Illinois in ways that enhance quality of life, promote economic prosperity and protect our environment. We are problem solvers and leaders, constantly searching for innovations and improvements in support of our commitment to providing the best multimodal transportation system for Illinois.

Our team fosters a culture of inclusivity. We value diversity and hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards as we work together for a common purpose. Team members frequently collaborate with colleagues and others outside the department to best meet customer needs. 

We invite qualified applicants to apply to become part of our team for the summer of 2021. We are confident that you will take pride in serving Illinois and its residents and visitors.

Qualifications

Position Requirements:

• Completion of high school
• Current enrollment in a college engineering program
• Valid driver’s license
• Proof of automobile liability insurance required at the time of offer
• Frequent travel within the district
• ANSI Class 75, 6” or higher, steel toe safety shoes
• College transcripts

Position Desirables:

• Understanding of design plans/blueprint reading and the ability to perform necessary technical computations in plan preparation
• Education in math to the level of trigonometry
• Strong computer skills
• Knowledge of materials testing and laboratory testing equipment
• Ability to communicate effectively and follow oral and written instructions

 

Job Responsibilities

The Seasonal Engineering Intern Program is designed to give engineering students an opportunity to obtain on-the-job training from May 17, 2021, through August 13, 2021.

This position is accountable for providing engineering assistance for all aspects of highway related design, construction, and maintenance projects.

Principal Accountabilities

1. Provides accurate designs, measurements, computations, and documentation.
2. Keeps the Resident Engineerffechnlcian informed of any problems encountered or deviations made.
3. Ensures that work performed is in accordance with the specifications.
4. Performs other duties as assigned.

5. Performs all duties in compliance with departmental safety rules. Performs all duties in a manner conducive to the fair and equitable treatment of all employees.

 

Work Hours:  Bureau of Project Implementation – 7:00am – 3:30pm, Monday-Friday; Bureau of Program Development – 8:00am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday
Work Location: 700 E Norris Dr Ottawa, IL 61350-1628 

Office: Office of Highways Project Implementation / Bureau of Project Implementation / Region 2 / District 3
Agency Contact:  Dot.SummerApplications@Illinois.gov

Please visit https://idot.illinois.gov/about-idot/employment-opportunities/employment/index to download the Application for Seasonal Engineering Intern (PM 2425), CMS 284A Authorization for Release of Criminal Information and the CMS 284B Self-Disclosure of Criminal History form.