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🚀 Internship

Seasonal Intern – Architecture, Engineering, Construction & GIS Intern

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City of Houston

15d ago

🚀 Summer Internship

Houston

29d left

AI generated summary

  • The candidate must be enrolled in an engineering or related science curriculum, preferably pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering or Transportation Planning. They should have experience with GIS, Excel, Power BI, and computer programming languages. Good communication skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office, attention to detail, and a passion for Historic Preservation are also important. Bilingualism is preferred. Minimum age requirement is 16.
  • The candidate will assist in various engineering and planning tasks, such as inspecting construction sites, reviewing engineering reports, managing data and files, updating design standards, assisting with permits and easements, and working on GIS projects. They will collaborate with multidisciplinary teams, interact with stakeholders, and contribute to transportation and planning initiatives.

Summer Internship

Construction & Surveying, EngineeringHouston

Description

  • Thanks for your interest in the City of Houston's Youth Summer Jobs Program, which will run from June 10 – August 1, 2024. Interns will work 32 hours per week and earn $10 per hour. This program provides an excellent opportunity for you to earn and learn by becoming a member of the team that takes care of the residents of the nation’s 4th largest city.
  • Note - Successful candidates will be required to pass a background check.

Requirements

  • Intern Skill/Experience Preferred:
  • Enrolled in an engineering or related science curriculum at a recognized institution of higher education. Previous experience with GIS, Excel, Power BI, or computer programing language is highly preferred.
  • Ideally, we are looking for an individual pursuing a degree in Civil (Transportation) Engineering or Transportation Planning (or similar). We are looking for an individual who wants to learn. A self-starter who can take initiative. Someone who is open to tasks that may be unfamiliar or new. A strong candidate should have experience with Microsoft products (specifically Excel). Preference to candidates who have been exposed to CAD (AutoCAD or MicroStation) and/or ArcGIS.
  • Technical Writing and using Adobe Acrobat
  • Must be at least a High School Senior. College students are preferred. Know how to use computers and the Microsoft office suite (excel and word mostly). Good communication skill, good attendance and punctuality. Interested in Engineering field is preferred. Specific engineering knowledge is not not required, but is a plus.
  • Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Engineering student
  • Sophomore, Junior, or Senior with major in Engineering, Architect or Science
  • Good at math, organized, good attendance and punctuality, high school sophomore as the minimal education required.
  • Good attention to detail. Experience reviewing architecture plans or civil utility construction drawings. Delivery and receiving documents.
  • College student with GIS background/experience with digitizing and immediate experience
  • Mandatory background in college-level GIS courses
  • Mandatory background in college-level Transportation and/or Urban Planning courses
  • Some basic knowledge in development, and or urban planning
  • Must have some passion and knowledge about Historic Preservation.
  • Bi-lingual preferred
  • MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Ability to read, write, add, subtract and follow oral and basic written instructions.
  • May have a basic knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • May require a basic knowledge of a particular subject area. (Individuals may be high school students.)
  • Must be 16 years of age or older.
  • Age Requirement: 16 -24

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Construction & Surveying
Engineering

Responsibilities

  • Inspect construction sites and learn environmental regulations, stormwater quality regulations, and enforcement methods. Accompany inspector on construction sites, assist with office duties.
  • Engineering support for special projects related to water infrastructure planning and digital transformation.
  • The Multimodal Safety & Design Branch with TDO is looking for a transportation engineering or planning intern. Our ideal intern is an individual who is interested in transportation and learning how to develop great streets that are safe for all roadway users. An intern within MSD may assist the team on plan reviews, report reviews, TCP review, design development in CAD software, data tracking and analysis with Excel, data organization and management, map making in ArcGIS, field inspections, and other key branch functions. While working within MSD, the intern will get hands-on experience and a strong understanding of City operations.
  • Engineering report review/filing
  • Data and file management for projects, project data collection and analysis, create standard templates based on information provided, assist creating SOPs for project specific tasks, and etc.
  • The individuals will assist with our right-of-way permits and/or public easement dedication process. We handle multiple permits that require engineering / tech review to process.
  • Assist with updating Houston Public Works design and construction standards.
  • Assists engineers in the drinking water treatment plant.
  • Data and file management for projects; project data collection and analysis, assist in creating and updating standard templates, standard letter forms and SOPs.
  • Reviewing construction plans for compliance. Review agreements and covenant documents.
  • GIS Capabilities to assist with digitizing trails and amenities
  • As a GIS intern, undertake tasks such as inputting data, ensuring updates, and handling various functions related to a Geographic Information System (GIS) database.
  • The Transportation Intern will assist in the analysis and planning of transportation projects. Responsibilities include data collection, GIS mapping, and assisting with various project assessments. The intern collaborates with multidisciplinary teams, supports public engagement initiatives, and contributes to the development of transportation plans and policies. This role requires strong communication skills, some proficiency in GIS software, and knowledge of transportation planning principles.
  • Assist the Planners with regulatory review of development proposals and subdivision plat applications; researches development activity, interacts directly with the public, developers, engineers, architects and other professionals.
  • Assist the Historic Planners with technical reviews, research and analyze planning data for activities relating to the Historic Preservation Ordinance.
  • Assist Planners by collecting and compiling statistical and graphical information from broad and varied sources. Works with residents, community stakeholders and community on basic planning programs.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Application deadline

Mar 27, 2024

Location

Houston