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Cody Candler

Trainee at Colorado Department of Transportation


Outgoing, responsible, and creative student pursuing civil engineering and education at the University of Colorado, Boulder.  I am seeking an internship position which can further develop my skill set and passion as a structural engineer.

Work History

May 2015Current

Student Trainee II

Colorado Department of Transportation

Training for a potential full-time position.
Responsibilities included:

Auditing the as-builts for the US 36 expansion project.

Verifying that all QA and Materials reports were properly submitted.

Using engineering judgement to decide which contractor mistakes were acceptable.

Designing and drawing a detour following CDOT specifications.

Designing a file management system to store Region 1 Engineering's plan sets.

Attending meetings for ongoing projects.

Misc. administrative tasks (e.g. verifying fuel logs, moving vehicles, etc.).

Shadowing (e.g construction sites, road surveys, the materials lab).

Learning the skills necessary to work at CDOT (e.g. Microstation, understanding plan sets and summary and quantity reports (SAQs)).

Jan 2015May 2015

Learning Assistant

University of Colorado

Responsible for facilitating the education of students during  four several weekly recitations

Held weekly office hours where I helped students with course related questions.

May 2013Aug 2014

Sprinkler Repairman

Lone Wolf Sprinklers

Planned and executed the repair and installation of residential sprinkler systems in the Denver area.

Explained procedures to customers.

Received numerous raises due to excellent work ethic and successful projects.

Sep 2012Sep 2013

Film Crew

AMC Theaters

Worked in customer services.
Resolved stressful customer issues.
Sold movie tickets and concessions.
Responsible for keeping the theater clean and orderly.
Provided customers a great theater experience by providing exceptional customer service and resolving any customer issues.


Aug 2013Present

Civil Engineering and Education(Senior)

University of Colorado, Boulder

3.71 GPA

I am a dedicated student who is excelling in coursework. In addition to civil engineering, I am also studying education which has given me valuable interpersonal skills.


Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI)CU seismic Design Team

Bridge to Prosperity (B2P)CU Chapter


Reading Engineering Drawings
Problem Solving