Summer Engineering Aide

Target Start Date: 5/15/24 · Application Deadline: April 8, 2024

Season, full-time, Topeka and Wichita


  • Department: Engineering
  • Location: Topeka Headquarters, Wichita Headquarters
  • Starting at: $16.632 Hourly

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm

The following guidelines will determine eligibility for summer employees:

  • Must be physically able to perform job duties as outlined in the job description and pass a drug screen and physical as a condition of employment.
  • Summer employment is offered from May 1 to August 31 of each year. Assignment may not last longer than 90 calendar days starting from date of employment.
  • A summer is defined as having worked more than one month during the period May 1 to August 31 of each year.
  • If previously employed by the Authority, must have a favorable recommendation by their previous year’s supervisor in order to be re-employed.
  • Households with multiple applicants may be limited based on positions available and interest. Relatives and close relationships will be subject to the guidelines in the Employment of Relatives or Close Relationships Policy 4-7-1 in regard to supervisory positions.
  • Background checks will be conducted in the first year of employment.
  • Any exceptions to the foregoing rules must have the express permission of the Chief Executive Officer.

Job DemandsThe following are minimum demands necessary for this job:

  • Keep documentation of work done on construction projects for quantity determination and quality control.
  • Help with quality control testing and inspection of construction projects.
  • Computer Assisted Design (CAD) work and computations for the development of construction plans.

Skills, Knowledge, and Experience that are Advantageous:

  • Some skill in the use of various engineering tools used in construction and testing.
  • Some knowledge of the civil engineering field, its purposes, and practices.
  • Ability to read plans and specifications.
  • Ability to understand and carry out instructions.

Education and Age Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older and have graduated from high school.
  • Engineering, construction science, architecture, or math education is required. Must be enrolled in and attending high school or college as a student in the spring semester immediately prior to summer employment. High school graduates must be able to provide a college acceptance letter.

Kansas Turnpike Authority 9401 E. Kellogg, Wichita, KS 67207
Schedule: Full Time
Compensation Type: Hourly
Compensation Range: 16.63
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Kansas Turnpike Authority

Kansas Turnpike Authority

9401 E. Kellogg
Wichita, KS 67207

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:00am- 5:00pm