This is a unique opportunity for an inquisitive, self-motivated Civil Engineering Student to make a positive impact on Sarasota County. Sarasota County Government is seeking an intern in Public Works to assist with Bridge Asset Management. Sarasota County owns over 100 bridges and over 200 mast arms which must be inspected and maintained. At the direction of the Senior Structures Engineer, the intern will assist with field inspections, inventories, plan reviews, structural calculations, writing of reports and more.
Join Sarasota County and gain experience in Civil/Structural Engineering.
A presentation to the County Administrator and other County Leadership staff is required at the close of the internship program.
Participation in organized intern events.
Duties: Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Assist Senior Structures Engineer field inspections, inventories, plan reviews, structural calculations, writing of reports and more
Process data using Excel
Assist with written reports
Respond to citizen requests (with direction from senior engineers)
Ideal competencies for this position include: interest in structural engineering; experience with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint; AutoCAD; MathCAD; accurate and detailed; good written and oral communication skills; flexibility and adaptability in a fast-paced atmosphere; creative problem-solving skills.
Other duties and/or special projects as assigned.
These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position.
Specific knowledge, skills, abilities and/or machines, equipment, special tools as required for the job:
Interest in structural engineering;
Experience with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint; AutoCAD; MathCAD
Accurate and detailed;
Good written and oral communication skills;
Flexibility and adaptability in a fast-paced atmosphere;
Creative problem-solving skills
Drug Free Work Environment EOE/AA/ADA
High School Diploma or equivalent required.
Must be currently enrolled in a college/university, seeking a Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering (B.S.C.E.)
Candidates pursuing a B.S.C.E. and having completed their second year of university
Internal Number: 4781
About Sarasota County Government
Sarasota County Government is a progressive government with approximately 2,300 employees providing diverse services to the public. Our benefits include:
• Attractive medical/dental/life insurance
• Generous paid time off and 11 paid holidays
• State retirement programs
About Sarasota: Sarasota County is a past winner of the All American County Award from the National Civic League. Located on the Gulf of Mexico, Sarasota provides 35 miles of world-famous beaches and is host of the annual Offshore Grand Prix boat race. The county is home of Oscar Scherer and Myakka State Parks, a world-class rowing park and boasts more than 100 challenging golf courses. Sarasota is known as the cultural capital of Florida with museums of art, theaters, an aquarium, botanical gardens and the annual international film festival. There are a number of colleges and Money magazine ranked the Sarasota County Public Schools one of the top 100 school systems in the United States. Unsurpassed beauty… rich cultural offering…diverse educational opportunities…wide-ranging recreational possibilities…All of this makes Sarasota a great place to live, work, and play!
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