Undergraduate civil engineering, mechanical & materials engineering, construction management, and mechanized systems management students with an interest in roadside safety research and development projects involving vehicle crash testing at the Midwest Roadside Safety Facility (MwRSF). These projects require constructing roadside safety structures including concrete barriers, bridge rails and decks, W-beam guardrail, thrie-beam guardrail, crash cushions, and many other barrier systems. Tasks will include highway construction type activity at our proving grounds located near the Lincoln airport. Gain experience working on construction, demolition, fabrication, testing, automotive repair, and maintenance teams. Opportunities exist for advancement into other areas including design, writing, analyzing, and presenting research data and results. This opportunity has proven to provide the well- rounded experience that future employers consider very valuable which can provide a huge advantage over others. These positions allow flexible work schedules and opportunities are to work anywhere from 10-20 hours per week during the school year to accommodate your academic schedule and up to 40 hours per week during the summer. Current available hours between 6am and 6pm. Work study welcome but not necessary. Learn more about our research program by visiting our website at mwrsf.unl.edu.
• knowledge (or willing to learn) about construction/demolition, light fabrication, and equipment maintenance/diagnostics/repair
• experienced with PC and Microsoft Office
• self-motivated and dependable
• able to work independently as well as on a team
• able to pay attention to detail and follow regulations and standards
• construction or farming background a plus
• handle all seasonal weather elements and conditions