$13.00 hourly
  • City of Naperville
  • 400 South Eagle Street, Naperville, IL, USA
  • Feb 10, 2021
Intern Engineering Transportation

Job Description



WAGE:  $13.00/hour


Would you prefer to spend your summer learning and performing meaningful civil engineering work for a dynamic organization?  The City of Naperville’s Transportation, Engineering & Development department (TED) seeks Civil/Structural Engineering Interns for full-time summer employment for the 2021 season. Duties include both office and field work (in all weather conditions). Full-time work hours are from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Term of employment is for approximately 13 - 14 weeks, from approximately mid-May through mid-August.



You will assist the department in managing City MIP (maintenance improvement) and CIP (capital improvement) programs.  Working with both the inspection and engineering teams, you’ll be involved in projects related to road construction and maintenance, site infrastructure installation, residential and commercial building inspection, plan review and design engineering.  You will monitor City contractors, take measurements of their completed work for payment, and help assemble contract quantities for future projects.  Interns may also assist in survey and layout of construction projects utilizing GIS and CADD software applications.  



Applicants must be currently enrolled in a civil engineering or construction management degree program to be considered. 


Training is provided, but candidates should possess a basic understanding of engineering concepts and materials (including concrete and asphalt).  You must have strong oral and written communication skills; and experience with Word & Excel.  Experience with CADD and GIS a definite plus.


Must bring energy and be self-motivated. This is an excellent opportunity to learn and work for a progressive organization.


All applicants must be at least 18 years of age to apply for a position with the City.  Relatives of city employees or City Council members are not eligible to apply.  A valid State of Illinois Class D Driver's License is required.  Applicants should possess a driving history with no moving violations for at least the last twelve (12) months. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon a pre-employment / post-offer drug screen.  



Why join our team?

  • We take ourselves lightly and our work seriously
  • We live & breathe great service (to residents, to businesses, to each other)
  • City government is fascinating! We support & service the community, not investors.


The City of Naperville only accepts online applications.  Apply by visiting the City’s main web page (www.naperville.il.us), and simply click “Careers.”  Then scroll down and select the job title “Undergrad Intern – Civil Engineering” for information and to apply. 

It is important that your application is complete and thorough. Please include all requested education, experience, attachments and other information. Resumes and other supporting documents may be provided at the time of application; however, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Incomplete applications are subject to rejection. Notifications to applicants will be sent electronically to the email address you provide.

The City of Naperville complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals needing accommodations in the recruitment process should notify Human Resources in advance at (630) 305-7066.