Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is now hiring a part-time Traffic Maintenance Engineer (paid internship)! They are looking for a student currently majoring in Civil or Electrical Engineering.
Site visits and data collection for sign requests and speed studies
Data collection for asset management
School Bus Stop Ahead program update
School Zone Flasher Timing program update
Setting up mioVision camera for Safety requests and operations analysis for signal timing
Sign work orders on non-complex requests
Assisting Transportation Engineer 3 with more complex requests as needed
Traffic signal warrants for overhead signal flashers & signals that failed to meet warrants in the past
PAID Internship with the rate based on your rank in school
Flexible hours based around your school schedule
Real world experience
Interns work year round and are eligible to participate in the intern program as long as they are enrolled in an accredited college or university and are in good academic standing
The opportunity to work on an important mission
Under close supervision, assist in creating spreadsheets and paper filing system for all overhead sign supports in the district
Set up files to include the following: elevation drawings, sign cut-sheet drawings, photo-log picture, sign inspection form, etc
Create and organize a computer directory for signal information to include timings, drawings, syncro files, etc.
Enter data on spreadsheets for net pavement marking contract, help organize signal shop for inventory.
Help with lighting maintenance or pavement marking contracts to include project inspection (following contractor to record work performed)
Inputting diaries into CMS, setting up new project folders.
Help with village sign program
Perform field work (e.g., field logging, checking out a location, taking pictures, etc.)
Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
This is a temporary position involving various duties that will either supplement the student's major field of study &/or provide experience that is a useful addition to the student's education and meaningful preparation for future professional employment.
This Position is Unclassified per Section
Qualifications: Must be currently enrolled in a college/university and in good academic standing prior to and during their entire appointment as a college intern
All College Interns are required to provide proof of enrollment, class status, and good academic standing with their college/university prior to beginning employment & throughout their time with ODOT in order to remain employed as a College Intern. Acceptable forms of documentation include an official or unofficial transcript with current class schedule. If a transcript cannot be obtained the student’s advisor shall complete & sign the College Intern Verification Form indicating enrollment, class rank & GPA.
Rate of pay is conditioned upon the student’s academic status (i.e., Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, or Graduate Student), which is determined by the college/university. College Intern rate increase requests can be submitted to HR once an intern experiences a change in academic status (e.g., Junior to Senior.) The rate of pay must be determined in accordance with the following scale.
Academic Status Hourly Rate: Freshman (1st year) and Sophomore (2nd year)- $15.46 Junior (3rd year) and Senior (4th year)- $15.96 Graduate Students- $19.41
Background Check Information: The final candidate selected for this position will be required to undergo a criminal background check. Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude an applicant from consideration for a position. An individual assessment of an applicant’s prior criminal convictions will be made before excluding an applicant from consideration.
This position is overtime eligible per FLSA Standards
The State of Ohio is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, military status in employment or the provision of services. When contacted for an interview, an applicant who requires special accommodations due to a disability should notify the office at the time he or she is contacted so that proper arrangements can be made for the interview.
The final applicant accepted for this position will be required to submit to urinalysis prior to appointment to test for illegal drug use. Medical marijuana is prohibited as a valid medical explanation for a positive drug test. An applicant with a positive test result will not be offered employment, per section 3719.01 & 3719.41 of Ohio revised code.
All candidates applying for employment opportunities should be authorized to work in the United States. Sponsorship for an employment visa is not currently available for positions with the Ohio Department of Transportation.