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Larimer County Human Resources Engineering Intern Construction Management And Survey in Fort Collins, Colorado

Salary$18.00 Hourly LocationFC 200 W Oak, COJob TypeTemporaryDepartmentEngineeringJob Number202100227 OverviewLarimer County Engineering has 2 internship positions available within theConstruction Group. These positions work with our Project Engineers andConstruction Managers to deliver high quality roadway, drainage, andbridge projects for the citizens of Larimer County. Working as part of a teamyou will ensure that public works construction activities undertaken on behalfof Larimer County are completed in compliance with the design plans andspecifications. Project locations cover the whole of Larimer County includingMountain, Plains, Urban, and Rural areas. ResponsibilitiesSpecifically, this position:Inspects materials and workmanship on public works projects to ensureconformance with established plans and specifications; samples and testssoils, aggregates, and cement.Works on a survey crew and operates and employs various types of surveyingequipment and instruments including transits, levels, site rods,tapes, chains, the oddities, EDMs, total stations and related equipment.Inspects various structures such as utilities, streets, bridges, andother off-site construction; checks line, grade, size, elevation andlocation of structures for conformance with plans specifications andregulationInspects construction projects for conformance with environmental and stormwater management permitting.Takes samples of materials for examination or analysis by laboratories;performs quality assurance tests on concrete, aggregate, asphalt, andearthwork embankments; performs routine field tests.Makes and checks mathematical calculations related to construction quantitiesand basic engineering design.Gathers field data and performs layout for the construction and modificationof public works facilities.Assists in the preparation of engineering design and related drawings,specifications, and estimates in connection with the construction andmaintenance of a variety of engineering projects, including roads, bridgesand related public works.Participates in the preparation updating, filing and retrieval of a varietyof engineering permits, maps, documents, records and drawings.Answers questions and provides information to the public concerningengineering and construction activities.To view the full job description,visit .The ideal candidate will:Be able to perform physical activities associated with field data collectionfrom drainage ways, bridges, and other road systems features includingstanding and walking for several hours at a time and working out-of-doors invarious weather conditions.Be able to perform job activities and physical demands requiring strength tolift, carry, push, pull, and otherwise move tools, materialsamples, and objects up to 50 pounds. Additional demands on a constant basisfor talking, hearing, listening, ordinary conversation, seeing (nearacuity, far acuity, depth perception, field of vision), and grossand fine motor skills coordination while standing, walking, and kneelingfor loCommunicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other Countyemployees, representatives of other agencies and organizations, andmembers of the community.Have experience in Construction and or Surveying. QualificationsAll candidates will be screened for the following required minimumqualifications. Any candidate who does not meet all of the qualificationslisted as required will be eliminated from the process.Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Driver's License required.Completed at least the sophomore year of study in Civil Engineering, or aclosely related field (such as Environmental Engineering for the storm waterquality positions or Construction Management for the construction position)required.Be experienced in using word processing, spreadsheet, and databasesoftware on a pe