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Engineering Intern TEMP

Min Hourly Max Hourly Min Monthly Max Monthly Min Salary Max Salary
$12.90 $38.70 $2,235.96 $6,707.87 $26,830.00 $80,490.00


Perform field measurements and collect data characterizing pavement condition, road surface conditions, drainage and water quality conditions, and other associated features along Larimer County roads and in existing subdivisions.


The following statements are illustrative of the duties and responsibilities of the job. The organization retains the right to modify or change the duties and responsibilities of the job at any time.

  • Duties may include field data collection of stormwater drainage or roadway features and associated infrastructure data (bridges, culverts, signs, driveways, etc.) using global positioning system (GPS) equipment and updating of computerized inventory data.
  • Duties may include field measurements of inventory features including width, length, and span of bridges and culverts which may include climbing up and down steep embankments and underneath structures.
  • Perform data entry and processing of land plats, right-of-way records, and/or field data for use in Larimer County's pavement management, road inventory, stormwater quality, and geographic information system (GIS) applications.
  • Development of databases describing right-of-way ownership, transportation, and drainage system components from both field and plan set data for use with ArcMap.
  • Assist Larimer County construction inspectors in heavy highway construction materials sampling, processing, laboratory analyses, and/or delivery of samples to materials laboratory.
  • Perform and check mathematical calculations related to surveying and basic engineering.
  • Perform other duties as appropriate or necessary for performance of the job.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Perform physical activities associated with field data collection from drainage ways, bridges, and other road systems features including standing and walking for several hours at a time and working out-of-doors in various weather conditions.
  • Perform job activities and physical demands requiring strength to lift, carry, push, pull, and otherwise move survey equipment and objects up to 50 pounds. Additional demands on a constant basis for talking, hearing, listening, ordinary conversation, seeing (near acuity, far acuity, depth perception, field of vision), and gross and fine motor skills coordination while standing, walking, and kneeling for long periods of time.
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County employees, representatives of other agencies and organizations, and members of the community.


  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Colorado Driver's License.
  • Completed at least the sophomore year of study in Civil Engineering, or a closely related field (such as Environmental Engineering for the stormwater quality positions or Construction Management for the construction position).
  • Be experienced in using word processing, spreadsheet, and database software on a personal computer utilizing a standard computer keyboard; knowledge of AutoCAD and/or ArcMap GIS software is also desirable.

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