Rotational Engineering Internship

Utah Department of Transportation

Job Type: Full Time

Engineering Area(s): Civil & Environmental Engineering

Academic Level: Graduates / Alumni (B.S. Degree Required), Senior (Graduating Soon)

Job Description
Are you a recent graduate or are you within one year of graduating from a Civil Engineering
program? Are you looking for an opportunity to learn different areas of transportation
engineering? If so, the Utah Department of Transportation’s (UDOT) Engineering Rotational
Program is for you. This is a four-year program for non-licensed engineers with limited
engineering experience. You will learn engineering principles in a variety of areas including
design, materials, hydraulics, planning, right-of-way, structures, traffic, construction, etc. You
will then learn how to apply the knowledge and techniques of advanced mathematics and
engineering to the planning, designing, development, and construction of transportation projects.

Principal Duties
As a Rotational Engineer, you will:
● Participate in a variety of activities including feasibility, materials, research, design,
concept and scoping, environmental, safety, specifications, schedules, revisions in the
process of designing and developing engineering projects.
● Participate in the planning, designing, construction and maintenance of facilities.
● Monitor and evaluate contract/contractor performance to ensure compliance with
contract; recommend action(s) to correct deficiencies.
● Design, develop, and conduct a variety of research projects; determine appropriate
methodologies, information sources, sampling strategies, and data-collection tools, etc.
● Collect data and review research materials, determine accuracy and validity of sources
and appropriateness for use.
● Prepare engineering and design documents using computer assisted engineering and
design software and equipment.
● Write or draft technical reports, articles or related material based on research,
investigation or analysis.

The Ideal Candidate
This position will be filled as either an Engineer I or Engineer II based on the criteria listed
below. The hourly rate for the Engineer I is $30.38 and the hourly rate for the Engineer II is
● The best candidate for the Engineer I level will have:
● A Bachelor’s degree, or higher, in a Civil Engineering or related engineering
● Proof of passing the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam (FE).

● The best candidate for the Engineer II level will have:
● A bachelor’s degree, or higher, in Civil Engineering or a related engineering
● Proof of passing the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam (FE).
● At least two years of post-graduate engineering experience.

Preference may be given to those with at least one of the following:
● UDOT experience (internship)
● Less than 2 years engineering experience
● Recent graduation date

Supplemental Information
Here is some additional information of which you should be aware:
● Risks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and
ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire
regulations, etc.
● Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however, there may be
some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items; driving an automobile, etc.
Special physical demands are not required to perform the work.
● Employee may be reassigned to a different location as deemed necessary by the Region
Director/Group Leader

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