Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)


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Positions Available for 2019
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Positions Located in Topeka Headquarters & Topeka Districts (Number of Positions Available)

   Transportation Safety and Technology   (2)
Engineering students in Transportation Safety Technology will obtain experience in all four Section of the Bureau (Traffic, Signing, ITS and Safety). They will conduct traffic studies under the direction/supervision or assisting an engineer. They will also analyze crash data and draw collision diagrams when necessary. The students receive experience in permanent signing projects as well as reviewing/designing temporary traffic control plans. The students will also spend some time with the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Unit learning about the applications of technology on our highway system. The students will attend a wide variety of meetings and field reviews that may require overnight lodging.


   Road Design   -    Topeka and Lawrence (2
The interns will work in the design squads to help prepare road projects for highway construction. The work may include some or all of the following: operation of a CADD workstation, assisting in developing engineering drawings and notes, checking horizontal and vertical alignments and other geometric elements, preparing spreadsheets, checking/calculating quantities of bid items for construction letting, and general project document management.


   Bridge Design   -    Topeka and Lawrence (2
The interns will work in the design squads to help prepare bridge projects for highway construction. The work may include some or all of the following: calculating and checking material quantities, detailing bridge plans, checking bridge plans for accuracy (dimensions, etc.), modeling structures in bridge analysis and design software and writing simple software tools using Microsoft applications.


   Transportation Planning   (1)
Transportation planning interns will assist in annual data collection surveys, data review and data preparation. The data provides a record of highway conditions and geometric layout as seen by a driver and is used in place of a windshield survey of a section of highway: it provides a safe alternative to driving the lane, and it provides convenient access for users in the offices or for public presentations. Other data collected is used to verify maps of the state highway system and interchange ramps. Interns may have the opportunity to gain experience with GIS and database tools.


 

Field Construction

District One

Olathe

Bonner Springs

Wamego

Topeka

# of Positions

 

2

1

1

1

Job Description

 

Working on a bridge repair/replacement project or an asphalt paving project in Johnson County Position will be assisting with processing and performing tests, taking tickets, monitoring contract item quantities, and other inspection work.

Assist an engineer/technician with the inspection of materials and construction operations for compliance with plans and specifications.

Work will be conducted on Bridge Deck Polymer Overlay and Bridge Repair for twin bridges on K-18, in Manhattan over K-113. Position will be assisting with the inspection of contractor’s work according to contract documents and specifications, as well as performing tests, monitoring contract item quantities and other inspection work.

Working on a large asphalt surfacing project on I-470 through Topeka, and asphalt surfacing project on US-75 north of Topeka. Position will be assisting with processing and performing tests, taking tickets, monitoring contract item quantities & spread rates and other inspection work on several asphalt paving projects.


 

Field Construction

District Two

Salina

Junction City

Marion

Belleville

# of Positions

 

1

1

1

1

Job Description

 

Assist an engineer/technician with the inspection and testing of materials and construction operations for compliance with plans and specifications on highway construction projects. Projects could include Bridge deck replacements on US-81 in Ottawa County, hot in-place asphalt recycling with an asphalt seal on K-156 in Ellsworth County and K-18 in Lincoln County, and a highway widening with hot mix asphalt and hot mix asphalt overlay on K-140 in Ellsworth and Saline Counties.

Assisting with processing and performing tests, taking tickets, inspection work on concrete and asphalt paving projects, bridge and culvert projects.

Assisting with processing and performing tests, taking tickets, inspection work on concrete and asphalt paving projects, bridge and culvert projects.

Assisting with processing and performing tests, taking tickets, inspection work on concrete and asphalt paving projects, bridge and culvert projects.


 

Field Construction

District Three

Hays

Phillipsburg

Oakley

Atwood

# of Positions

 

1

1

1

1

Job Description

 

Assist an engineer/technician with the inspection of materials and construction operations to ensure compliance with plans and specifications. This will require some understanding of the plans and specifications.

Assist an engineer/technician with the inspection of materials and construction operations to ensure compliance with plans and specifications. This will require some understanding of the plans and specifications.

Assist an engineer/technician with the inspection of materials and construction operations to ensure compliance with plans and specifications. This will require some understanding of the plans and specifications.

Assist an engineer/technician with the inspection of materials and construction operations to ensure compliance with plans and specifications. This will require some understanding of the plans and specifications.


 

Field Construction

District Four

Pittsburg

Independence

Garnett

# of Positions

 

1

1

1

Job Description

 

Job duties will be general construction inspection and materials testing on road and bridge projects. Other duties such as performing calculations, design, drafting, reporting, etc., may be assigned depending upon the person's experience and capabilities.

Job duties will be general construction inspection and materials testing on road and bridge projects. Other duties such as performing calculations, design, drafting, reporting, etc., may be assigned depending upon the person's experience and capabilities.

Job duties will be general construction inspection and materials testing on road and bridge projects. Other duties such as performing calculations, design, drafting, reporting, etc., may be assigned depending upon the person's experience and capabilities.


 

Field Construction

District Five

Wichita Hillside/Wichita West

# of Positions

 

1

Job Description

 

Will assist with the inspection of bridge repairs, new bridge construction on I-235, concrete paving, asphalt overlay, major interchange reconstruction of I-235 and US 54 (see website www.235kelloggcentral.com), intelligent transportation system construction, surveying, and/or development of contract repairs.


 

Field Construction

District Six

Garden City

Dodge City

Syracuse

Liberal

# of Positions

 

1

1

1

1

Job Description

 

Job duties will be general construction inspection and materials testing on road and bridge projects. Other duties such as performing calculations, design, drafting, reporting, etc., may be assigned depending upon the person's experience and capabilities.

Job duties will be general construction inspection and materials testing on road and bridge projects. Other duties such as performing calculations, design, drafting, reporting, etc., may be assigned depending upon the person's experience and capabilities.

Job duties will be general construction inspection and materials testing on road and bridge projects. Other duties such as performing calculations, design, drafting, reporting, etc., may be assigned depending upon the person's experience and capabilities.

Job duties will be general construction inspection and materials testing on road and bridge projects. Other duties such as performing calculations, design, drafting, reporting, etc., may be assigned depending upon the person's experience and capabilities.


 

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  I affirm that the facts set forth above in my application for the Engineering Internship Program are true, correct and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that I may be required to submit information not requested on this application form, that the employing agency may verify any information provided by me in the application and selection process, and that incomplete information or omission of my signature is just cause for rejection of my application.

  In the event I am selected, I also understand that any omission of information or erroneous information provided in any part of the application and selection process would be cause for discharge.

 


For Questions, Comments or Concerns About Intern Applications, Please Contact:
Debbie Wallace   Engineering Recruiter
(785) 289-7051,   debbie.wallace@ks.gov