Intern - Drafting and Design

Texas Department of Transportation - Lubbock, TX3.9

Come join the TxDOT Design Team! Do you like working with computers and CADD programs? Do you like challenges and solving problems? Do you like to work with people and public service? Do you want to learn how to draw and design in 3 dimensions? If so, apply and get going with an Internship with TxDOT! You will be able to survey, design projects from schematics to plans, and watch them get built in construction! We design all kinds of projects from the simple to complex interchanges with bridges. We also design everything else with the roadways including culverts and storm drains, environmental mitigation, signs, striping, signals, lighting, utility relocations and traffic control plans! This is a great oppotunity for Architecture and Drafting students!

At TxDOT we value employee work-life-balance. In keeping with our commitment to this value, our employees benefit from a wide array of programs and activities that include wellness leave incentive, career development programs, and various other benefits. For a complete list of our total compensation package, please visit our website at:

Location: TxDOT - Lubbock District Headquarters

Physical Address: 135 E Slaton Rd, Lubbock, TX, 79404

Intern - Drafting and Design
Salary Plan/Grade: A09, $11.43 - $16.76
Shift: First Shift
Overnight Travel: Never or Rarely
Military Occup Specialty Code

Col Intern Non-Engr Student
State Classification Code: 0150
State Classification Title: Admin Assnt I
Occupational Category: Administrative Support

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General Description

Intern - Drafting and Design

College students perform duties and assist in providing support in a variety of areas. Assignments include, but are not limited to assisting with conducting research and analysis work, preparing reports, limited program development, preparing public information, statistical and/or fundamental computer work. Conducts preliminary reviews on statistical data and reports. Assists in the planning and design of projects and/or studies. Students attending a technical, junior college or a four-year accredited institution, located in the United States, which offers an Intern Program, are eligible to apply to TxDOT for a College Student Intern position. Work may require contact with departmental personnel and governmental agencies. Employees at this level perform assignments following specific instructions and are subject to frequent review by the immediate supervisor.


The essential duties for Intern - Drafting and Design include the following:

Assists in preparing required worksheets, inspection reports and assists in preparing technical publications.
Assists in the development of spreadsheets, databases and computer generated documents.
Assists in the preparation, assembly, review and verification of various documents and/or forms; gathers basic data and assists with routine statistical analysis, documents and reports.
Uses database, spreadsheet and/or graphics software applications to prepare statistical reports or presentations and verifies for accuracy and completeness.
Performs other job responsibilities as assigned.


The required competencies for Intern - Drafting and Design include:

Analyzing and organizing business and technical data
The use of personal computers and applicable programs, applications and systems
Researching, analyzing and interpreting policies and state and federal laws and regulations
Researching, analyzing, interpreting and composing technical information
Communicate effectively
Follow applicable safety standards, practices and procedures
Committed to self-development and improvement by developing and acquiring professional and organizational competencies


This job requires the following:
High School Grad or Equivalent in general high school studies

Other Conditions:
Must be at least 17 years of age or older.
Must be enrolled in a qualifying educational institution other than by correspondence.
Must have a 2.5 minimum overall grade point average and maintain at least a 2.0 grade point average while employed by TxDOT.
Must be enrolled full-time in an accredited college-level technical, junior college or a four-year accredited institution, located in the United States.
Students may apply for a College Student Intern position any time after completing at least 28 semester hours applicable toward formal degree requirements.

Work Experience

This job requires the following:
Valid Driver License

Licenses and Certifications

The following Licenses and Certifications are required for this job:

None required

Conditions of Employment

Must pass a drug test prior to employment for commercial driver, safety impact and vessel crewmember positions. Commercial drivers, safety impact employees and vessel crewmembers will be subject to additional drug and alcohol testing during employment.
Required to work hours other than 8 to 5.
Required to work weekends and holidays.
Required to work under exposure to inclement weather conditions.
Required to repond during emergency operations.
Required to wear personal protective equipment provided by employer and comply with all safety requirements.

Additional Conditions for this position:


The Texas Department of Transportation reserves the sole right in determining the level of position based on the applicant's work experience, education, skill level and all other appropriate factors, and based on business needs.

Resumes are accepted for additional information, but you must complete the online State of Texas application to include a summary of your work experience. If this information is not completed, your application will be rejected. "See Resume" will not be accepted for work experience.

The Texas Department of Transportation reserves the sole right in determining the level of position based on the applicant's work experience, education, skill level, and all other appropriate factors, and based on business needs.

Applicant Information

Job postings expire at 11:59 PM CST (Central Standard Time) on the Posting Close Date.