East Granby, CT
East Haven, CT
Old Saybrook, CT
Rocky Hill, CT
|Date Opened||9/22/2023 12:00:00 AM|
|Close Date||10/6/2023 11:59:00 PM|
Are you a high school student looking to prepare for a career in the skilled trades, working to improve the critical transportation systems and infrastructure of the State of Connecticut?
Do you enjoy learning and performing highly skilled tasks?
If so, come make an impact by serving your state!
The State of Connecticut, Department of Transportation (DOT) is seeking knowledgeable high-school students who are interested in gaining valuable experience as High School Cooperative Education Interns within the areas of Vehicle/Equipment Repair, Electrical Work, and Machine Operation.
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The mission of the DOT is to provide a safe and efficient intermodal transportation network that improves the quality of life and promotes economic vitality for the State and the region. To learn more about our mission, vision and values, please click here. Visit our website to learn more about the Connecticut DOT!
Electrical Interns will perform basic electrical tasks in accordance with national and local codes and standard trade practices; may assist in installing electrical conduit for power and lighting;
makes or assists in basic repairs to electrical motors, controllers, switchboard panels, traffic lights, lights, power circuits, ventilating fans, electronic counting and traffic control devices, intercommunication systems and electrical generators; assists in installing open and concealed wiring and lighting fixtures; assists in programming of traffic controllers for traffic signals; assists in lay out and installation of 360-degree cameras at intersections; installs material and program with lap top computer; assists in setting of light poles for highway illumination; use wire locator to identify area utilities; maintenance of electrical for movable bridges, motor control and repair/replace navigation lights; may assist with maintenance and repair unit heaters, fans, building maintenance machines and equipment, gas pumps, refrigeration units, diesel electric generators, fire alarm systems, etc.; assists with, or makes basic repairs, to relays and switches; maintains and cleans Electrical shop equipment and facilities; may be assigned to assist with rewiring motors; may assist in high voltage work.
Machine Shop Interns will perform basic tasks in accordance with standard machine shop trade practices and codes. This includes assisting with the set up and operation of lathes, shapers, planers, slotters, power saws, milling machines, drill presses and similar metal working power equipment working to close tolerances; uses taps, reamers, files, and other hand tools; gauges work using micrometers, calipers, and other precision type measuring instruments; assists with fashioning machine parts, shafts, bearings, gears, and a variety of other items of specialized machinery and equipment; assists with dismantling equipment, locating source of inadequate performance and makes necessary repairs; may operate, assemble, or test equipment; assist in repairs of tools and other metal; Assists with welding and metal fabrication tasks; may perform cleaning of work area and painting of parts/equipment.
Other related duties can be found here.