Civil Engineering Internship

All supplies and equipment are supplied by the Wildlife Resources Commission. All work-related travel expenses are paid by the Wildlife Resources Commission. All interns are paid overtime in accordance with the Fair Labor Standards act and agency policy. Please note that housing is the responsibility of the intern.

Project Name: Civil Engineering Intership

This position will perform Americans with Disabilities assessments at water access sites to determine compliance with federal, state and local laws.  If a site is not in compliance, the engineering intern, will perform an evaluation to determine corrective measures and create plans to renovate facilities which may include obtaining permits from regulatory agencies.  This engineering intern will also perform evaluations on small game land road projects, create improvement plans to repair and oversee small projects using in house staff and/or contractors.  The intern will gain Autocad experience, will learn ADA regulations pertaining to water dependant structures, gain valuable experience making road assessments and repairs.


Objective:

This position will perform Americans with Disabilities assessments at water access sites to determine compliance with federal, state and local laws.  If a site is not in compliance, the engineering intern, will perform an evaluation to determine corrective measures and create plans to renovate facilities which may include obtaining permits from regulatory agencies.  This engineering intern will also perform evaluations on small game land road projects, create improvement plans to repair and oversee small projects using in house staff and/or contractors.  Both of these items are listed in the strategic action plan under Goal #2, objective 3 and 4 where it discusses creating expanded opportunities for hunters, anglers, shooters and non traditional users of our facilities and lands.


Project Location:

County: Mecklinburg

Location: 8025 Pemswood Street Charlotte NC 28277; Mecklinburg County

Location Description: Home Office within the work area


Academic Majors:

Civil Engineering


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Candidate should be in the 3rd year of civil engineering design school with autocad software experience and abilities.


Tasks and Duties:

  • Performing engineering assessments of ADA compliance at boating access facilities
  • Creating engineer plans to bring these facilities into compliance
  • Obtaining general or minor permits for construction implementation to bring sites into compliance
  • Performing engineering assessments of secondary and primitive access roads on game lands
  • Creating plans to address corrective maintenance measures and improvements to game land roads
  • Obtaining Erosion Control and Sedimentation permits for work to be performed if necessary

Travel Required:

Day travel only to selected project sites

Work Schedule:

Weekdays (M-F)


Final Product:

The final product from this position will be a compiled list of facilities that he/she visited and current status of which sites are in compliance with ADA requirements.  As sites are identified as being non-compliant, the intern will be directed and coached on how to create plans and obtain permits for corrective measures.  These projects may include additions of sidewalks, handrails and parking spaces at boating access facilities.  The intern will also be expected to perform assessments on several game land roads which may require minor maintenance, replacement of culverts, creation of ditches to assure proper storm water run off or simply addition of surface materials such as gravel and proper grading.  Any plans and permits created will be turned over to the work area technician supervisor for implementation.


    Knowledge Gained:

    The intern will gain real world Autocad experience, will learn ADA regulations pertaining to water dependant structures, gain valuable experience making road assessments and repairs.

    How to Apply:


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