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Civil Engineering Intern



, Iowa

Internship Length: 45 hrs
Office Hours: 8:00-5:00, M-F

About Marion: 

The City of Marion is a rapidly growing community with a population of approximately 38,023 (2015). Marion is one of the most dynamic and developing cities in Iowa. It offers the comfort and security of a smaller community with the convenient opportunities of neighboring Cedar Rapids.

Marion touts itself as the best place in Iowa to raise a family and grow a business. It starts with strong beginnings at some of the state’s best schools and continues with dozens of family focused events, amazing recreational facilities, a vibrant and culturally rich downtown, and beautifully designed neighborhoods. No wonder Marion is one of the fastest growing cities in the Midwest.


Essential Functions:

 

·         Archiving project drawings or correspondence.

·         Running prints or drawings, collate and organize.

·         Utilizing GIS system to research public utilities.

·         Conducting various studies or engineering reports for internal projects.

·         Utilizing Word, Excel, Power Point and other computer programs.

·         Review of engineering plans, specifications, plats, and reports.

·         Exposure to CADD drafting and other computer design programs.

·         Help keep work areas neat and organized to promote positive image.

·         Use appropriate behavior in keeping with the mission and vision accordance with operating procedures and policies.

 

Minimum Requirements:

 

·         Ability to follow instructions. Professional and trustworthy conduct is required.

·         Must be courteous and respectful. Ability to learn quickly.

·         Communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.

·         Must be poised, mature and possess a positive attitude while being flexible.

·         Business casual attire.

·         This position will entail working with several project managers.

·         Good communication skills and the ability to work with other department staff is essential for this candidate.

 


THIS DESCRIPTION DOES NOT LIST ALL DUTIES. INTERN MAY BE ASKED TO PERFORM OTHER DUTIES BY THE STAFF OR SUPERVISOR. INTERN WILL BE EVALUATED ON PERFORMANCE OF THE PROJECTS LISTED AS WELL AS INTERACTION WITH EMPLOYEES AND CLIENTS. ON-SITE HOURS WILL BE NEGOTIATED WITH EACH CANDIDATE.

SAFETY EXPECTATIONS, INCLUDING HARASSMENT, SHOULD BE REVIEWED WITH THE HOST.





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