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Bureau of Human Resources

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Phone: 503-823-3572

Benefits Line: 503-823-6031

111 SW Columbia St., Ste 550, Portland, OR 97201

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Bureau of Transportation

Signals & Street Light System Management - Bureau of Transportation


Peter Koonce, Signals and Street Lighting Manager

Division Manager

Phone:  503-823-5382

Web site:

Applications Accepted: All year

Description:   up to 1200 hours/year; 20 hrs/week during school; 40 hrs summer/breaks

Monitor central traffic signal system operations and report intersection failures; acquire and analyze traffic study data; perform a variety of field tasks with Traffic Signal Technicians and Engineers.  Interns are volunteers or paid an hourly wage.

Qualifications:   Must be enrolled as a college student in Engineering.

Traffic Operations - Bureau of Transportation

Robert M. Burchfield, PE
City Traffic Engineer
Phone: 503823-5175

Applications Accepted:  Apply by April/May for summer positions.

Description:  Engineering Trainee for Traffic Operations.  This position is for summer only for 3 months, and is a summer job opportunity rather than a formal internship.   Interns are paid an hourly wage.

Qualifications:   Must be enrolled as a Civil Engineering student.