Washtenaw County Road Commission
  • Engineering
  • Ann Arbor, MI, USA
  • $14.00
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

Washtenaw County Road Commission is seeking qualified students for an internship with the Permits section of our Engineering department for the summer of 2021.  An intern in this position will work under the direct supervision of a licensed professional engineer. The intern will be exposed to a variety of construction activities within the road right-of-way and will assist with the inspection of utility, driveway and other miscellaneous permits.


An intern in this position may be called upon to do any or all of the following essential duties: (These examples do not include all of the duties which the intern may be expected to perform.

  1. Assist in the acquisition of data and information regarding permits.

  2. Create formal drawings of sight distance from information acquired.

  3. Develop a route plan for daily travels to sites.

  4. Interpret analytics to assist with the completion of projects.

  5. Assist in the preparation of reports, documentation and recommendations concerning utility, driveway and miscellaneous permits.

  6. Assist with the planning for gutter and shoulder implementation.


  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

  • Possess a valid Michigan Driver's License.

  • Pursuing a degree in Engineering or Construction Technology and be an active student returning or enrolling in the fall of 2021.


  • Ability to communicate effectively with employees, contractors and the general public.

  • Excellent attendance required, dependable transportation and good work ethic.

  • Physical ability to work in extreme weather conditions and cope with temperature and other environmental extremes in a moving highway work zone.

  • Solid understanding of computer software and hardware. Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office.

The work schedule will be Monday - Friday 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


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