Caltrans Highway Design Student Internship Application Deadline: May 10, 2018

Caltrans has a student advertisement posting. Please visit their website if you're interested!

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • In a learning capacity, the Student Assistant will assist in preparing plans, specifications and estimates (PS&E) using various design tools including Civil 3D Micro station.
  • Develop plan sheets, including typical sections, layouts, profiles, and super elevation diagrams.
  • Develop drainage plans, profiles, and quantity tables.
  • Develop design details.
  • Review other functional unit plans to ensure conformance with Design E1 plans.
  • Develop and review estimates.
  • Develop and review specifications.
  • Learn and use Civil 3D as our design software to generate all the required design deliverables, including alignments, profiles, cross sections, slope stakes, earthwork quantities, structural section quantities, etc.
  • Assist in the preparations and submittal of the PS&E/RTL package.
  • Develop and analyze alternative solutions.
  • Develop preliminary project design in accordance with the Highway Design Manual standards.
  • Prepare cost estimates.
  • Prepare exhibits and furnish data for preparation and review of environmental documents.

The final filing date isĀ 5/10/18.