Co-op Engineer - Highway - Spring/Summer 2018 - Drexel University

US-PA-Philadelphia
1017-17168
HNTB Job Title
Intern Engineer
Category
Engineering-Transportation

Why Choose HNTB?

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.

Overview

HNTB has a co-op position available for Spring/Summer 2018 in the Transportation Group of our Philadelphia, PA office for a Drexel Co-op student studying Civil Engineering. 

 

About HNTB

With more than 100 years of profitable growth, HNTB is one of the most prominent engineering, architecture and planning firms in the nation. Employee-owned, with more than 3,600 employees and 62 offices nationwide, HNTB serves clients in the transportation, architecture and federal markets with integrity, technical excellence and a commitment to performance providing quality work, on time, on budget and to the client’s satisfaction.  HNTB’s project portfolio includes:  Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Memorial Bridge (Boston, MA), Capital Beltway/I-495 HOT Lanes (Northern Virginia), and 49ers Levi’s Stadium (Santa Clara, CA).

Job Summary

Under close supervision, assists assigned department(s) and/or project(s) by performing basic engineering-related tasks which may reflect elements of standard post-secondary engineering curriculum, usually on a part-time, temporary, or co-op basis.

Essential Responsibilities

  • 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.

Additional Responsibilities

We’re looking for a co-op to join our transportation team to assist with the design of roadway, traffic, and water related aspects of projects. The co-op will receive one on one guidance from engineers as they assist with design and the preparation of construction plans.  This position is based in a professional office environment, with occasional field work.  Our transportation team’s notable projects include the following:  Schuylkill River Trail Pedestrian Bridge over CSX (Philadelphia, PA); Reconfiguration of the Pennypack Circle/Holme Ave (Philadelphia, PA); and I-83 Interstate Widening (Harrisburg, PA).

 

Aspects of the position include:

 

  • Performing basic engineering calculations
  • Organizing information for use in drawings and other documents
  • Assisting other engineers in the development of construction plans and planning studies
  • Opportunity to develop CAD drafting skill set

Basic Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications/Skills

  • Enrollment in Drexel University's Civil Engineering program
  • Current student enrolled in Drexel University's co-op program
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA

 

***  You must still apply in Drexel.SCDConline in addition to HNTB's website.

General Work Conditions

Office Environment: Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently, and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use.

EEO Statement

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. 

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law.  In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.

 

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