Summer Engineering Intern
State of Nebraska

Ainsworth, Nebraska

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Hiring Agency:
Transportation - Agency 27

Ainsworth Job Posting, O'Neill Job Posting, Valentine Job Posting

Hiring Rate:

Classification Salary Range:
$19.12 - $28.18

Job Posting:
JR2023-00002288 Summer Engineering Intern (Open Date: 01/03/2024)

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Job Description:
As a Summer Engineering Intern at the Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT), you'll have the opportunity to supplement your classroom experience with valuable hands-on engineering experience working in the field on various highway construction projects.

The Nebraska Department of Transportation is the State Agency responsible for the planning, development, design, and construction of the state highway system. We employ more than 2,000 professionals statewide which includes more than 170 Civil Engineers. Many of our Interns accept employment opportunities as Engineers upon graduation and we hope you'll consider joining us this summer to find out more about what we do!

This internship may be located in Ainsworth, O'Neill, or Valentine.

Interns will be mentored and trained to perform inspection on routine phases of construction projects. May use computer programs to keep construction records and documentation, including Windows and web-based programs, computer-aided drafting & design (CADD), Microsoft Office, and mobile applications. May also participate as a member of a survey crew and perform tests on construction materials. Perform other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid driver's license.

PREFERRED: Coursework, training, and/or experience in math, construction management, and engineering. Basic computer experience.

OTHER: Must be currently pursuing a degree in an Engineering discipline. Regular and reliable attendance is required.


Effective communication skills. Must have strong work ethic, dedication and ability to work as part of a team. Must be able to lift up to 100 pounds, climb, bend, stoop, walk long distances, and work in outdoor temperature extremes; work the schedule required by the hiring supervisor which may include working overtime and/or irregular work hours as needed; perform routine tasks using a computer, including word processing and Excel spreadsheets.


We offer a comprehensive package of pay, benefits, paid time off, retirement and professional development opportunities to help you get the most out of your career and life. Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation.

Check out all that the State of Nebraska has to offer! For more information on benefits currently offered to permanent teammates, please visit:

Equal Opportunity Statement

The State of Nebraska values our teammates as well as a supportive environment that strives to promote diversity, inclusion, and belonging. We recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job classifications and at all levels without regard to race, color, religion, sex. age, national origin, disability, marital status or genetics.

Current employees of the State of Nebraska should NOT apply on this external career. Instead go to Workday and access the Jobs Hub - Internal Apply app from your home landing page.

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