Parsons Corporation Bridge/Structural Engineering Intern, Summer 2023 in Chicago, Illinois
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Ready to advance your education and have the opportunity to work on large scale engineering projects? Parsons Infrastructure is seeking motivated engineering students with an interest in bridge structures for a summer 2023 intern position. The intern will gain exposure to the production of drawings and calculations for the design of highway and rail bridge structures. The position is located in a downtown Chicago office of over 100 employees, close to public transportation and the Metra commuter rail stations.
Parsons extensive expertise in bridge design, combined with your willingness to work hard will propel your career forward. We need interns who are versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team-oriented environments, who have exceptional communication, analytical and organizational skills
In this role, under direction of a degreed engineer, you will perform a variety of basic engineering support assignments requiring a fundamental knowledge of design/drafting standards, practices, and techniques. The co-op student at this level typically takes engineering notes, specifications, rough sketches, etc., and formalizes them into working calculations and drawings. Assignments develop a practical knowledge of tools and conventions required to develop structural engineering designs.
Use Bentley MicroStation CAD software to develop and refine sketches, exhibits and structural plan sheets.
Use structural analysis software tools to establish member forces, stresses and deflections for various types of bridge and retaining wall structures.
Check the design of structural members for conformance to the AASHTO or AREMA codes governing design of highway or rail bridge structures.
Use spreadsheet tools in developing cost and quantity estimates from structural plan sheets.
Civil Engineering students nearing completion of undergraduate studies, or students currently enrolled in graduate studies are encouraged to apply. Students should have completed courses such as structural analysis, steel or concrete design, geotechnical engineering, etc.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong Microsoft Excel skills (proficiency using formulas, pivot tables, etc.)
Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.
A full-service engineering and construction firm, we work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.
$20.38 - $35.67
We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as 401K!
The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by customer requirements and some cases federal, state, provincial or local mandates.
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