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Burns & McDonnell Structural Engineering Intern - Industrial Water (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri

Description

Our Structural Interns are responsible for performing tasks requiring the application of standard civil engineering techniques and procedures. This includes standard design of civil/structural project work, assisting lead engineers with various project duties, and other duties as assigned.

The Structural Intern will work on project teams to create world class designs for new projects, alterations and redevelopments on a variety of municipal and industrial water/wastewater projects. Typical structures include concrete vaults and wet-wells, tanks (filters, aeration basins, clarifiers, etc.), and pump stations. Typical building types to support our projects are masonry, pre-cast concrete, and pre-engineered metal buildings. In addition to design of new structures, condition assessments of existing facilities and recommendations for rehabilitation is expected. The Structural Intern will work with the project team throughout the design and construction process, adapting structural plans according to budget constraints, design factors, or client needs.

  • Perform structural design of projects from the conceptual phase through design completion.

  • Modify and review production drawings to meet project requirements.

  • Design structural components for project needs and requirements that are set forth by the project managers.

  • Applies strong knowledge of commonly used structural engineering/design concepts, principles, practices, codes, and procedures within the structural engineering services industry.

  • Research and compile project related data as required by the project managers.

  • Perform field inspections, measurements or calculations for public and private clients.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Pursuit of Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Structural Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program

  • Currently enrolled, and in good standing, in a post-secondary education and/or technical certificate program in a field related to the work done in the department.

  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.

  • Prior internship and/or related consulting experience preferred.

  • Actively involved in campus, community or other volunteer activities or organizations.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Basic knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office programs, including, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills.

  • Self-motivated and eager learner, aptitude to grow and develop within the field.

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without requiring future sponsorship for employment visa status.

EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job Intern

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Req ID: 213677

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