Summer Engineering Intern is a great summer internship opportunity for current Civil, Mechanical, Industrial, or Electrical Engineering college students. Summer Engineering Interns work with higher-level professionals in a challenging environment throughout the Construction Engineering Department, while gaining a well-rounded understanding of methods and innovative technologies used in the transportation industry.
Interested candidates must apply to the Summer Engineering Intern posting by visiting careers.paturnpike.com by January 31, 2024.
Posting Start Date:
December 4, 2023
Posting End Date:
January 31, 2024
Various (5 openings available)
Eastern Regional Office
251 Flint Hill Road, King of Prussia PA 19406
Western Regional Office
2200 N. Center Avenue, New Stanton PA 15672
700 S Eisenhower Blvd, Middletown PA 17057
Wyoming Valley Engineering Office
Route 315 Old Wyoming Vlly Int, Pittston PA 18640
D2 Fares Warehouse & Engineering
1657 Ashcom Road, Everett PA 15537
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, opened on October 1, 1940, is known as “America’s First Superhighway”! Our mission is to operate a safe, reliable, customer-valued toll road system that supports national mobility and commerce. The PTC operates a 565-mile system with over 205 million transactions annually. Together, we are building the highway of the future.
Job Purpose and Summary
This position provides support to Engineering staff on a seasonal basis. Work involves providing assistance to construction engineers in the location, design or inspection of various engineering projects. Work is subject to frequent direction and review.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities
Participates and assists with various design and construction engineering projects, both in the office and in the field.
Reviews roadway, bridge, and traffic design and construction criteria.
Reads and interprets inspection/testing reports, engineering drawings/specifications and various maps, including topographic maps.
Assists construction inspection, field measurement, and/or quantification of various project related items required for the design and/or construction of the project.
Attends meeting, workshops, and professional development trainings on various aspects of organizational business policies and procedures.
Performs departmental documentation and administrative tasks as needed.
Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with professional associates, supervisors, and engineering firms.
Uses situational awareness to anticipate and prevent accidents.
Performs related work as required.
High school diploma or equivalent certificate.
Must be currently enrolled into their sophomore, junior or senior year of a post-secondary educational program and be majoring in Civil, Mechanical, Industrial, or Electrical Engineering for the upcoming fall semester.
Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
Possession of a valid driver’s license.
Attention to Detail
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Position demands include frequent speaking, writing, and reading reports. Position requires frequent work at a computer utilizing business programs and PTC specific operating systems. Position may occasional require working long hours and/or working outside of normal work hours. Incumbents must have the physical capability of appropriately standing, stooping, walking, lifting, and carrying heavy tools/equipment when necessary.
Office environment with low levels of noise, adequate lighting, and comfortable temperature. Field environment may include exposure to adverse and undesirable conditions. Physical environment is generally safe, but safety equipment or precautions must be followed in field conditions.
The information provided in this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the incumbent(s) within this job. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and working conditions required of the employee(s) assigned to this job. Management has the discretion to add or modify duties of the job and to designate other functions as essential at any time.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact the Human Resources Department by calling 717-831-7378.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) is a premiere transportation organization whose mission is to responsibly operate and manage a safe, reliable and efficient toll road system, serve as a transportation services leader and foster innovation to better serve our customers. Opened since October 1, 1940, the PTC operates a 552-mile system used by 194 million vehicles a year.