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Bridge Intern - Jefferson City, MO

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Job Location: Central Office, 105 West Capitol Avenue, Jefferson City, MO
5 positions are available.
Why you’ll love this position:
The bridge intern is responsible for making structural design computations, analysis, drawings, and sketches for the design of transportation related structures, such as routine bridges, retaining walls, and box culverts. Responsibilities are performed under moderate supervision.
A day in the life:
  • Uses engineering software, spreadsheets, or performs design computations to develop bridge design aids.
  • Develops spreadsheets for limited scope design tasks.
  • Reviews American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Load Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) code articles and compares with engineering policy guidance.
  • Reviews history files for data collection.
  • Assists the Bridge Management section with bridge load-rating, collecting, and inputting National Bridge Inventory data, working on special rating projects, and helping with bridge inspections (if desired).
  • Performs other responsibilities as required or assigned.
What you'll need for success:
  • Must have a great attitude and a strong desire to learn.
  • Must have a strong desire to serve others and the communities in our state.
  • Must be a team player and willing to ask questions.
  • Must be enrolled in a relevant bachelor’s or post-bachelor’s degree program; for engineering candidates, program must be ABET-accredited.
  • Must possess, and maintain, an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher out of 4.0.
  • Must have completed at least 30 credit hours.
Special working conditions and job characteristics:
  • This is a wage, non-benefits eligible position, working no more than 1,039 hours per year.
  • The typical working hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Why you'll love MoDOT:
  • You'll play a key role in maintaining the seventh largest highway system in the United States.
  • You'll receive training opportunities and a chance to further your career.
  • You’ll be able to take advantage of many benefits for you and your family while providing service to others in a culturally diverse workplace. Visit our CAREERS page to explore all we have to offer
At MoDOT you will play a key role in maintaining the seventh largest highway system in the United States. We value team players who are open-minded and work well with others to accomplish goals and fulfill our mission of safety, service, and stability. We see the growth of our team members as an investment, both in MoDOT's future and yours. If you're looking for diverse opportunities, challenging work, and a flexible environment, we want to talk to you about joining our winning team. MoDOT operates on shared values and your success in our organization depends upon modeling these values. CLICK HERE to view our mission, values, and tangible results. If you embrace these values, we welcome your application.