Civil Engineering Intern

Job Description


ENGINEER INTERN POSITION SUMMARY: Plans, designs, and directs engineering projects such as streets, roads, residential and commercial developments, institutional facilities, industrial facilities, drainage projects, and assists project managers by performing the following duties:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES includes but not limited to the following:

  • Analyzes reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, tests, and aerial photographs on soil composition, terrain, hydrological characteristics, and other topographic and geologic data to plan and design projects;
  • Calculates cost, determines feasibility of project based on analysis of collected data, and prepares detailed cost estimates;
  • Uses computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to create engineering and design documents;
  • Prepares and modifies reports, specifications, plans, cost estimates, construction schedules, legal documentation, easements, and designs for project;
  • Meets with client periodically to coordinate changes, inform client of additional requirements, receive input from the client, answer client questions, and resolve issues;
  • Coordinates with government officials to obtain required approval and permits for assigned projects;
  • Coordinates project activity with appropriate officials, support staff, contractors, subcontractors, labs, and other entities;
  • Tracks project progress and prepares reports of activity in accordance with client needs;
  • Research codes, regulations, products, and design techniques to provide answers to client needs;
  • Keeps abreast of changing techniques, materials, codes, regulations and software through attendance at seminars, briefings and other forums.

REQUIREMENTS COMPETENCIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Detail oriented
  • Planning, organizing, and coordinating
  • Leadership
  • Excellent communications skills – listening, understanding, and responding
  • Teamwork and Cooperation
  • Professionalism
  • Analytical
  • Creativity
  • Flexibility
  • Innovative thinking

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree (BS) from an accredited Engineering school in a four-year college or university. Would prefer some work experience as an Engineer Intern but would be willing to consider a new graduate of an accredited program as well.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Must be a licensed or eligible to be licensed as an Engineer Intern (EI) and be working toward license as a Professional Engineer, (PE).

Job Type: Full-time


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance


  • CAD software: 1 year (Preferred)

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible