Engineering Intern - City of Des Peres


The City of Des Peres is accepting applications for the position of Engineering Intern in the Public Works Department.  The City intends to hire one engineering intern for the summer, who will gain real-world experience. 

Duties may include construction and permit inspections for bridge, roadway, and sidewalk projects; field surveys of City sidewalks and other infrastructure to determine necessary repairs; tracking and documentation of construction project quantities; and other duties as assigned. Information on the planned projects can be found at

Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word is required.  A valid Driver’s License and clean driving record is required.  Preferred qualifications include civil engineering students who have completed their sophomore year in college; prior in-field construction, material testing, or inspection experience; and knowledge of AutoCad. Candidates must demonstrate responsibility and reliability while working on their own and with others.

Proposed period of employment is mid-May through mid-August, 2018.  There may be an opportunity for continued part-time employment during the fall semester for local candidates. Salary range is $13 - $16 per hour.  No benefits are included other than social security and workers compensation as required by law.

Applications are due by February 28, 2018. To apply, submit PDFs of your cover letter, resume  and application to Steve Meyer, Director of Public Works, at  Do not call, and do not expect a response until after February 28th.  

The City of Des Peres is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  It is the policy of the City of Des Peres not to discriminate on the basis of gender, age, race, color, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, religion or disability.


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