Black & Veatch Civil/Structural Engineer Intern in Dublin, CA, California

Civil/Structural Engineer Intern

CA-Dublin, CA-Irvine, CO-Denver, FL-Orlando, KS-Overland Park, MN-Bloomington, MN-Minneapolis, MO-Kansas City, NC-Cary, NC-Raleigh, OR-Lake Oswego, TX-College Station, TX-Houston, OR-Portland


Date published:24-Aug-2016

Opportunity:Campus/Intern/New Grad

Business Line:College Relations

Business Plan:ENG


Black & Veatch is an employee-owned, global leader in building Critical Human Infrastructure™ in Energy, Water, Telecommunications and Government Services. Since 1915, we have helped our clients improve the lives of people in over 100 countries through consulting, engineering, construction, operations and program management. Our revenues in 2015 were US $3 billion. Follow us on and in social media.

Primary Purpose:

The Black & Veatch Summer Internship Program is designed to provide the following to students: 1) experience in a working environment; 2) meaningful work assignments; 3) introduction to Black & Veatch corporate culture; 4) chance to network with experienced executives, leading professionals, and peers; 5) opportunity to learn and expand classroom theory into practice, 6) earn excellent hourly wage.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities may include:

•Preparing and performing site selection studies

•Field investigations

•Environmental impact studies and environmental monitoring

•Design calculations & sketches required to prepare construction documents

•Equipment research

•Specifications, drawings or to meet other project requirements

Engineering Standards: Develops familiarity by reading, understanding and applying departmental design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and B&V policies and procedures. Quality / Continuous Improvement: Develops an understanding and complies with the B&V quality program. Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts. Engineering Production: Contributes to preparation of less complex engineering deliverables such as drawings, reports, specifications, and studies of limited scope. Performs routine research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection. Collects, assimilates, and manages data for engineering work. Prepares basic engineering calculations following standard methods and principles used in similar engineering analysis. Understands and adheres to budget, schedule, and quality requirements. Project Coordination: Shares information with others as requested. Coordinates with others when directed by supervisor or project leadership. Client Focus: Focuses on the needs of internal clients (project team leadership) while attempting to gain basic understanding of external client's main interests and drivers. May provide support to business development or pursuit activities. Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology: Shares current knowledge of latest technology and processes.

Minimum Qualifications:

No experience required. Current enrollment in ABET accredited university in Civil Engineering program with emphasis in Structural or Geotechnical.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

Analytical skills Communications skills, both written and oral Initiative, self starter, highly motivated Attention to detail Interpersonal skills Mathematical skills Problem solving skills Computer skills. Minimum GPA 2.75.

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