• May 24, 2022

    City of Bellevue: Internship Opportunity

    The Bellevue Department of Transportation is seeking to fill an ITS Engineering Intern position. This position will work within Bellevue’s Smart Mobility group, which manages the city’s ITS systems. This system includes a fully adaptive traffic signal system, a state-of-the-art traffic surveillance system, and multiple other traffic operational tools.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    The following list includes potential tasks and responsibilities for this position.

    • Engineering Support: Provide engineering and technical support to engineering staff.
    • New ITS Solutions: Work with engineering staff to research new ITS technology to address operational needs in Bellevue.
    • Engineering Studies: Conduct engineering studies and prepare reports. Examples of studies include signal installation, street lighting, and traffic collision reduction. 
    • Citizen Requests: Support engineering staff in reviewing and responding to concerns of Bellevue residents related to traffic signal operations.
    • Signal Operations: Assist engineers with signal timing and the operation of an adaptive signal system (SCATS). Learn to create signal models and conduct analysis using Synchro modeling software.
    • Traffic Data: Perform and manage data collection using cameras, traffic counts, field visits, and SCATS software. Analyze and summarize data and prepare reports.

    Required Qualifications:      

    Currently enrolled as a Civil Engineering or Pre-Engineering undergraduate student

    Valid Driver’s License and acceptable driving record

    Desired Qualifications: 

    Preferred Sophomore or Junior (Graduation date June 2023 or later)

    Strong interest in transportation, specifically in smart mobility and ITS

    Salary: Starting at $ 20.30/hr

    Hours: Students would be expected to work full-time (40 hours per week) during the summer and part-time (8 to 20 hours per week) during the school year. Part-time hours are flexible to student’s class schedule. 

    Start Time: Summer 2022