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HNTB Intern Civil Engineer: Structures - Summer 2024 in Boston, Massachusetts

What We're Looking For

At HNTB, you can create a career that is meaningful to you while building communities that matter to all of us. For more than a century, we have been delivering solutions for some of the largest, most complex infrastructure projects across the country. With our historic growth, it is an exciting time to join our team of employee-owners.

This opportunity entails being responsible for assisting assigned department(s) and/or project(s) by performing basic engineering related tasks which may reflect elements of standard post-secondary engineering curriculum.

As a Intern Structural Engineer, you will play a crucial role in the design and analysis of various structural elements and systems. Working closely with experienced design engineers, you will contribute to the development of safe, reliable, and sustainable structures. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated Intern to apply their technical knowledge, develop practical skills, and contribute to the success of complex construction projects.

Specific tasks performed by our Structural Engineers include:

•Assist in the design and analysis of structural elements and systems, including buildings, bridges, and other infrastructure projects.

•Collaborate with senior engineers to evaluate project requirements, constraints, and design criteria.

•Utilize structural analysis software such as SAP2000, ETABS, or similar tools to perform structural calculations and verify design integrity.

•Support the preparation of design drawings, specifications, and construction documents.

•Conduct site visits and surveys to gather data, assess existing conditions, and evaluate design alternatives.

•Assist in the development of design reports and technical documentation.

•Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams, including architects, mechanical engineers, and construction professionals, to ensure seamless integration of structural design elements.

•Stay updated on industry codes, regulations, and best practices related to structural design.

•Contribute to quality control processes, including reviewing design calculations, plans, and specifications.

•Participate in design review meetings and provide support to project teams as needed.

The position is based out of our Boston and Chelmsford Offices. Relocation and housing are NOT provided for these positions.

What You’ll Do:

  • Assists engineer teams in various tasks and duties.

  • Assists Engineer with research, development and design of projects.

  • Assists Engineer with the preparation of engineering drawings and documents as assigned.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What You’ll Need:

  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent plus current enrollment in an accredited post-secondary engineering program

What You’ll Bring:

  • Understands engineering, geometric, and algebraic principles at a basic level.

  • Shows proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Accepts and applies direction from peers and supervisors.

  • Obtains an understanding of introductory shop drawing and submittal procedures and requirements.

  • Ability to perform basic engineering calculations

  • Ability to organize information for use in drawings or other documents

What We Prefer:

  • Completion of 2 years of post-secondary Civil engineering program

  • AutoCAD and/or MicroStation experience

  • Strong interest in transportation and infrastructure

Additional Information

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.





Boston, MA, Chelmsford, MA (Lexington)











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Job Type: Intern

Full/Part Time: Full time

Job Category: Engineering Group

ReqID: R-16619 #college