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Summer Traffic Intern - St. Louis District (TMC) Req: NEW - Traffic Intern

Position closes on 03/12/2024

This position will be filled at a salary no higher than the posted maximum salary.

Job Location: Traffic Management Center 14301 South Outer Forty, Chesterfield, MO 63017


Why you’ll love this position:

The traffic intern reviews and approves work relating to roadway access, traffic handling, and excavation proposed on department right of way, and performs inspections of projects to ensure compliance with specifications set forth in permits. Responsibilities are performed under moderate supervision.


What you’ll do:   

  • Prepares and issues permits to utility companies, contractors, developers, governmental entities, or individuals for work on department right of way with designated project specifications and requirements.
  • Meets with contractors, developers, governmental entities, individuals, and utility companies to explain procedures and department policies on granting permits.
  • Reviews and approves proposed plans for construction on department right of way for feasibility with regard to drainage, sight distance, landscaping, curbing, traffic flow, and related requirements; makes recommendation for modification; may coordinate permit work with other district departments.
  • Reviews work zone requests and approves or restricts work zone activity based on the impact to traffic and the community.
  • Conducts field inspections of projects and work zones, and performs measurements of traffic control devices to ensure compliance with departmental standards.


All you need for success:

Minimum Qualifications

  • 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:

  • None


Preferred Qualifications

  • None


More reasons to love this position:

MoDOT offers an excellent benefits package that includes a defined pension plan, generous amounts of leave and holiday time, and eligibility for health insurance coverage.  Visit our CAREERS  page to explore all we have to offer.  Your total compensation is more than the dollars you receive in your paycheck. To help demonstrate the value of working for MoDOT, we have created an interactive Total Compensation Calculator.  This tool provides a comprehensive view of benefits and more that are offered to prospective employees. The Total Compensation Calculator and other applicant resources can be found HERE.


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.


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The State of Missouri is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.