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Civil Engineering Intern - City of Kenmore ( Job # 19-0011)

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Minimum Salary: $16.00 per hour
Maximum Salary: $23.00 per hour
Employment Type: Internship
Department: Public Works Engineering
Open until filled.. Applications first reviewed on: Monday, May 27, 2019
(Open to current employees and the general public.)


The City of Kenmore is seeking an undergraduate or graduate student to assist the Engineering Department with capital project and engineering program delivery.

This internship position begins as soon as filled and is for a term of 3 months, with the opportunity for extension based on anticipated workload, work performance, and funding. Flexible scheduling will be allowed to accommodate schooling as necessary. Normal work hours are 9:00am – 5:00pm, Monday - Friday. Pay rate will be dependent upon experience and education level. With the exception of sick leave, this is a non-benefited position.

Join us in our Service Vision!

Propelling Kenmore Upward!  We Create a Thriving Community; We Help People Love Where They Live!

Essential Job Duties

All duties will be performed under the supervision and guidance of the City Engineer, Senior Civil Engineer or City Traffic Engineer depending on work assignment. Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with capital project delivery items (plan review, field research, utility coordination, public outreach, environmental documentation);
  • Assisting in developing road standard details (ACAD);
  • Assisting in developing ADA Transition Plan (research, data collection, GIS, report writing);
  • Assisting in preparing Transportation Improvement Program update;
  • Assisting in updating sidewalk program;
  • Assisting in developing project manager manual for internal use;
  • Conducting field traffic data collection / analysis;
  • Conducting field inspections and site visits;
  • Assisting with Citizen Action Request response;
  • Conducting independent research or other duties as assigned.
Minimum Required Qualifications
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program with major in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or similar field
  • Available to work up to 40 hours per week (flexibility for studies and testing will be accommodated)
  • Able to stand, walk and/or sit for long periods of time
  • Able to bend, and able to lift objects up to 50 lbs
  • Able to work in the office and in the field under normal weather conditions
  • Able to operate conventional motor vehicles
  • Must possess a valid Washington state driver’s license and have a 3-year driving record acceptable by the City (A driving history check will be conducted as a condition of employment.)
Preferred Qualifications and Skills
  • Previous or current coursework in civil engineering
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Attention to detail, especially in public-facing correspondence
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and Excel
  • Experience with ArcGIS software
  • Experience with AutoDesk AutoCAD software
  • Ability to conduct independent research

Questions: Contact Kent Vaughan, Senior Civil Engineer at with questions related to duties or qualifications/skills.


Online Application Submittal Process: All applications must be submitted at

The City of Kenmore is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability. or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Persons with a disability who need assistance in the application process or those needing this announcement in an alternative format may call 425-398-8900 X 6190. 

Note: In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, employment of persons hired by the City will be contingent upon presentation of acceptable documents verifying identity and authorization of employment in the United States.

Questions and/or technical issues regarding the on-line application process should be directed to City of Kenmore Human Resources at 425-398-8900 X 6190


City of Kenmore
18120 68th Ave NE
Kenmore, WA 98028