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Village of South Elgin, Engineering Summer Intern

Engineering Summer Intern job in SOUTH ELGIN


Organization: Village of South Elgin Public Works Department
Job Category: Engineering and Technology
Job Type: Internship
Country: USA
State/Province: Illinois (IL)
City: South Elgin
Salary and Benefits: $13 per/hour
Post Date: 01/22/2021


The Village of South Elgin is seeking a temporary summer engineering intern.  The Village of South Elgin’s internship program is geared toward college students seeking to supplement their academic training, and expand their professional knowledge and skills in the engineering field, and will provide students with real-world experience.
The primary purpose of this position is to support the Village Public Works staff by conducting inspections, surveys, measuring quantities, collecting data, preparing reports and calculations, and performing research. The project types may include roadway paving, storm water, water and sewer, parking lot, sidewalk, and curb and gutter improvements for public and private construction. General office work such as scanning and filing may be required. Interns will receive direction, guidance, and mentoring from technical and management staff within the Public Works department.


The ideal candidate will be pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or other closely related field and will have completed at least one academic year of college coursework. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid Illinois driver’s license.
The candidate should have strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to complete reports and calculations using Microsoft Word and Excel.
Must be willing to conduct outdoor site visits, sometimes in adverse weather conditions; perform moderate lifting on a frequent basis; and be able to drive a Village passenger vehicle. Receiving an internship offer is contingent upon the candidate’s successful completion of a background and driving record check, and medical and drug screening.
Hourly Rate: $13 per/hour.
This position is for 40 hours per week (7:00 am – 3:30 pm) May 2021 through August 2021 (exact dates can be flexible with the candidate’s school schedule).
Please forward a cover letter and resume via e-mail to April 2, 2021 at 5:00 pm.  For more information about the Village of South Elgin, please visit our website at

Persons requiring reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act are asked to contact the Human Resources Division at 847-742-5780.

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