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Are you ready to start your career in a Federal Agency that consistently ranks high as a best place to work? Do you want to make a difference designing and overseeing construction of roads, bridges, and trails in National Parks, Forests, Wildlife Refuges, and Recreation Areas?

Since the early 1900’s our mission at the Office of Federal Lands Highway (FLH) of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has been to build safe, reliable, equitable, and resilient access to our Nation’s treasures! Our partners rely upon us to solve and manage unique program and project challenges that are wide-ranging in environment, geography, and complexity, through engineering solutions that are sensitive to the context of the land. For more information, visit USAJOBS - Job Announcement. We Work Where You Play!

The interns will be assigned to the Central Federal Lands Highway Division, which covers 14 central and western states including Hawaii.  The work will primarily be completed in the office, located in Lakewood, CO, with site visits to projects within the area of jurisdiction. Interns will be assigned to one of the following teams: Bridge, Geotechnical, Highway Design, Hydraulics, Pavements/Materials, or Safety. Through this internship, you will gain practical skills and experience in civil engineering that will be the foundation of your career!

  • Inspect construction activities on active construction projects.
  • Perform field sampling and test construction materials.
  • Participate in partner and construction meetings.
  • Serve as an instrument operator or rodman on construction survey of projects or monitor contractor stakeout, including staking of centerline, slope staking, drainage staking, structural staking, and setting of grade stakes.
  • Compute and balance quantities.
  • We pay per diem for food and lodging on-site.

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