Job Opportunities

Check this page often to read announcements of available positions in the transportation field. Jobs will be posted as they come to our information. Employers wishing to have job announcements listed here should contact niatt@uidaho.edu

Opportunities for
Graduates/Undergraduates

Civil Engineer (EIT registration or the ability to obtain it within 6 months)

• Bachelors degree in Civil or General Engineering • Working or educational knowledge of site/roadway design and associated design software • Knowledgeable in computer applications including Word and Excel • CADD experience preferred from either on-the-job training or classroom • Good communication and writing skills • Willingness to travel occasionally on Company related business

TransCivil is a Civil Engineering firm located in Meridian, Idaho that provides services to the public sector, including State and Local agencies. The Firm offers a competitive salary and benefit package.

Send resume to: <transcivil@transcivil.com> or mail to TransCivil @ 1406 N. Main St., Suite 202, Meridian, Idaho 83642.

 

Opportunities for
Summer Internships

US Department of Transportation announces its 2007 Summer Transportation Internship Program for Diverse Groups. The internship period ,from June 4-August 10, 2007, provides hands-on experience and on-the-job training working on current transportation-related topics and issues. Applicants must be US citizens enrolled in degree-granting programs and be juniors or seniors for the fall of 2007.

Applicants must submit a completed application by December 29, 2006.

More information and application at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/
education/stipdg.htm

[Ask Guillermo Madrigal about his two summers' experiences as an intern in this program!]

Careers in Education: U.S. Department of Transportation
Job vacancy information

http://education.dot.gov/
university/gamcar.htm
Georgia DOT provides civil engineering Co-op students an opportunity to complement their classroom knowledge with "hands-on" experience in a multi-specialty, transportation-oriented work environment. Co-op students commit to at least two semesters or quarters of Co-op employment undertaken on a rotation basis, i.e., Co-op for a school term, return to school for a term, Co-op for a second term, etc. Students on internships are paid on an hourly basis and may be in full-time or part-time work status. Depending upon interests and coursework completed, students may choose from a variety of professional civil engineering work areas.

For more information and an application, visit http://www.dot.state.ga.us/dot/
personnel/recruitment/internships.shtml

Internships in Seattle with DK Associates

What does it take to be a Transportation Professional? DKS offers a “hands-on” opportunity for you to apply your classroom knowledge through a paid internship. DKS Associates, a leading transportation engineering/planning firm, is seeking a highly motivated intern to work 20- 40 hours per week for its Seattle office. You will collaborate with our professional staff to assist with current projects and obtain range of experience in traffic engineering and transportation planning. You will provide technical assistance on projects (i.e. conduct fieldwork, data collection, technical analysis, etc.).

Typical assignments would include the following:

  • Use of Synchro and Sim Traffic for the analysis of traffic signal operations
  • Use of AutoCad to assist with traffic signal and intelligent transportation systems design and drafting
  • Perform field observations for traffic analysis · Collect existing field conditions data for design and analysis
  • Compile and analyze field data
  • Prepare memorandums summarizing analysis work
  • Prepare cost estimates for design work

To excel as an Intern, you should have strong writing and communications skills, general knowledge of traffic engineering and planning,. Additional knowledge or training in transportation software (i.e. Traffix, HCS, Synchro, etc) is a plus. Applicants must be civil engineering students who have completed their junior year of studies (minimum).

If interested, please send your cover letter and resume to careers@dksassociates.com or contact:

Lieu Luong DKS Associates 1000 Broadway, Ste. 450, Oakland CA 94607 510.267.6610 (o) | 510.268.1739 (f) ltl@dksassociates.com www.dksassociates.com

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