Land Surveying / CAD Intern

TWM is taking applications from current civil engineering, and/or CAD design students to support our Peoria Office, while gaining experience in their chosen career field.  

Experience Level:  Current college freshman, sophomore, or junior

Schedule:  Full-time, 40 hours/week, with the possibility of overtime in the summer
Possible part-time work during the spring semester

Location:  Based in Peoria, IL

Essential job functions:

  • Assist field survey crew chiefs with a variety of tasks including:
    • Mathematical calculations
    • Use of robotic total stations, GPS equipment, UAV, 3D laser scanners, mobile mapping equipment, utility locating equipment, etc.
    • ALTA surveys, boundary surveys, topographic surveys, and construction staking
  • Prepare preliminary and final CAD drawings and mark-ups under the  supervision of a Professional Land Surveyor or Professional Engineer
  • Prepare plans, specifications, and estimates under the direction of a licensed engineer
  • Work outdoors in all weather and in the office at times

Qualifications Desired: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. In pursuit of Associate of Science degree in CAD drafting, or Bachelor of Science program in civil engineering or Land Surveying preferred
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Ability with Trimble total station and GPS equipment a plus
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D, MicroStation, and Trimble Business Center a plus
  • Knowledge of land surveying-related tasks such as construction layout, survey equipment, etc. are a plus
  • Team-oriented and self-motivated
  • Ability to learn quickly and work independently/in a team
  • Willingness to work hard
  • Attention to detail
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to pass drug and alcohol and background screens

Benefits Summary:

This temporary position may provide an opportunity for a continuing or repeat internships and full-time employment upon graduation, where TWM offers competitive salary and fringe benefits, exceptional bonus incentives, regular salary reviews, and a non-contributory Employee Stock Ownership Plan.

TWM is an established but growth-oriented consulting firm offering Civil and Structural Engineering, Land Surveying, and other Geospatial services. A 100% ESOP-owned company and Top Workplace, we invite you to come experience what makes us unique!

Application Instructions:

  • Visit our How to Apply page and follow the instructions.
  • Use the application for Geospatial Positions.
  • Indicate “Application – Peoria Intern” in the subject of your email.
  • An unofficial transcript from your school’s online system is acceptable at this stage. Your transcript can be emailed or sent under separate cover if necessary.
  • Apply early. Position will be filled as quickly as possible.

TWM is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disabled employer.

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