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CITY OF FORT WAYNE Intern - City Engineering in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Intern - City Engineering

[Job Code: ]{helvetica\",sans-serif\"=""}[2023115]{helvetica\",sans-serif\"=""} [Posted On: ]{helvetica\",sans-serif\"=""}[Wednesday, 1st February 2023]{helvetica\",sans-serif\"=""} [Category: ]{helvetica\",sans-serif\"=""}[Intern]{helvetica\",sans-serif\"=""} [Department: ]{helvetica\",sans-serif\"=""}[Transportation Engineering Services]{helvetica\",sans-serif\"=""} [Shift: ]{helvetica\",sans-serif\"=""}[8:00 am to 5:00 pm, may vary depending on need.]{helvetica\",sans-serif\"=""} [Location: ]{helvetica\",sans-serif\"=""}[200 E. Berry Street, Fort Wayne, IN]{helvetica\",sans-serif\"=""} [Pay Rate: ]{helvetica\",sans-serif\"=""}[\$16.00 - \$18.00 per hour]{helvetica\",sans-serif\"=""}

SUMMARY Working under the direction of the City Engineer, the incumbent assists with engineering design, drafting and surveying for the Transportation /Traffic Engineering Services departments functions for the City of Fort Wayne. The incumbent is expected to exercise good judgment, independence, initiative, and professional expertise in conducting day-to-day operations. All work duties and activities must be performed in accordance with the City safety rules and operating regulations, policies and procedures as well as federal, state, and local regulations. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESinclude the ability to interact with the public, City incumbents, and outside agencies with patience, tact, respect, and professionalism and the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assists in daily operations of the City\'s Transportation Engineering Departments;
  • Determines transportation needs and assists in planning, design, implementation and maintenance of transportation systems;
  • Assist in evaluating engineering analyses of transportation activities such as existing and project conditions, accidents, complaints, conflicts and remedial possibilities;
  • Performs, evaluates and recommends engineering analyses of traffic activities including traffic flow conditions, accidents, problems and remedial possibilities;
  • Ensures adequate safety procedures are maintained;
  • Assists in managing various civil engineering activities related to the planning, designing, construction, reconstruction, utility coordination, inspection and maintenance of various Transportation Engineering projects;
  • Assists in managing various traffic calming devices for neighborhood associations, problems or issues;
  • Determines project features, e.g., application and maintenance of traffic signal installations, traffic signs and pavement markings, bid specifications, itemized cost estimates, traffic data, impacts, state and federal law compliance, documentation, etc.;
  • Assists in developing engineering specifications and departmental standards;
  • Helps in the development of project plans;
  • Assists with surveying needs;
  • Performs quantity take-offs.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS Performs other duties as required. PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS The incumbent is responsible to manage their performance in accordance with this job description and the performance expectations provided to them by management. If at any time the incumbent is unsure of their role or specific responsibilities, it is the incumbents responsibility to refer to their job description and ask for clarification from their supervisor. Management will work with the incumbent, as needed, to ensure performance expectations are clearly communicated and performance goals are achieved. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This job has no supervisory responsibilities. QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATIONand/orEXPERIENCE

  • 2^nd^, 3^rd^or 4^th^year college student enrolled in Civil Engineering or related Engineering;
  • Any combination of education/experience equivalent to a Baccalaureate in Civil Engineering or related Engineering, or an Associate Degree in such fields and two (2) years experience in such work;
  • Specialized knowledge of engineering principles, procedures, methods and materials relative to traffic engineering;
  • Communication skills conducive to maintaining effective working relationships with both public and private sector personnel.

LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Contacts with coworkers, other department personnel, government officials, developers, contractors and the general public occur throughout the work to receive/provide information, assist in maintaining project cohesiveness while handling inquiries and complaints. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. REASONING ABILITY Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. The incumbent is responsible for managing several interrelated services within the departments and administration which includes coordinating work, managing projects, providing data/reports, and maintaining positive public relations. CERTIFICATES,