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at Pape-Dawson Engineers

Posted: 9/24/2019
Job Status: Internship
Job Reference #: 2032
Categories: Other/General
Keywords: company

Job Description

  • LocationUS-TX-Austin
    Posted Date2 weeks ago(9/30/2019 10:26 AM)
    Job ID
    2019-2032
    # Positions
    36
  • Overview

    Under the guidance of a licensed engineer (P.E.) and as a member of a project team, this position will assist with infrastructure design on Transportation, Water Resources, Environmental, Survey, or Residential and/or Commercial land development projects as well as assist the team in other necessary daily tasks.

    Responsibilities

    • Assist a Project Manager in the production of project plans, specifications and cost estimates
    • Develop feasible design alternatives and compare significant parameters such as typical sections, horizontal and vertical alignments, right-of-way requirements and cost
    • Identify and analyze the principle design features and major design alternatives that satisfy the project’s purpose and need
    • Use computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents
    • Prepare written technical reports and engineering studies using approved company format
    • Perform site visits, assist in engineering field tests/construction observation, and complete as-built drawings of constructed improvements and utilities
    • Interns mainly do redlines, help with submittals, help prepare exhibits, and some get into design when they have experience.

    Qualifications

    • Pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in civil or agricultural engineering from an ABET accredited college or university
    • Previous experience in civil design through internships is preferred; not required
    • Familiar with engineering principles, techniques, and procedures
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, clients, and public agencies
    • Flexibility in managing job tasks as deadlines and priorities change
    • Familiar with AutoCAD Civil 3D and MS Word and MS Excel
    • Previous experience in InfoWorks®,
    • Effective communication skills, both oral and written
    • Must be able to work Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm with occasional overtime
    • Must be reliable and dependable