Civil Engineer Trainee
The CET program provides a well-rounded work experience at the Illinois Department of Transportation. It is designed to show the diverse types of work the Department does and to prepare the individual for a career with IDOT.
Newly hired CETs may have the opportunity to participate in a job rotation program encompassing all major areas of civil engineering, including design, maintenance and development. Upon successful completion of the program, trainees are promoted to working-level Civil Engineering positions. Individuals who complete this program have an excellent chance for career advancement.