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Burns & McDonnell Structural Engineering Intern - Aviation & Federal (Washington, D.C.) in Washington, District Of Columbia

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.

Project work includes site development of a wide range of military facilities and/or design of airfield infrastructure type projects including runways, taxiways, and aprons for military, commercial or municipal clients. Some specific tasks of a structural engineer include but are not limited to:

  • Designing one-of-a-kind aircraft terminal structures.

  • Designing aircraft maintenance facilities utilizing long spans up to 600 feet.

  • Designing federal aviation facilities for the maintenance, repair, and operation of state-of-the-art military aircraft.

  • Designing federal buildings for R & D of the next generation of weaponry and cyber security.

  • Assist with ad hoc projects as assigned by managers.

  • 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-DC-Washington

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Req ID: 213593

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