HNTB Intern Engineer - Transportation - Summer 2018 in Overland Park, Kansas

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

Our Kansas City Metro Office has a great intern opportunity for a civil engineering student in our Highway Design Group for the summer of 2018! This is a full-time position requiring 40 hours per week. This position will be located in our Kansas City, MO or Overland Park, KS office.

HNTB does NOT pay for housing or relocation for this position.

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 Responsibility

  • 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

  • Assists in the preparation of various transportation engineering projects, including design, capacity and operations analysis.

  • Gathers engineering data from a variety of sources.

  • Identifies design criteria

  • Evaluates existing and proposed geometric conditions.

  • Participates in site visits, project investigations and project meetings.

  • Provides design efforts that adhere to quality and schedule requirements

  • Assists in preparing and reviewing engineering reports and exhibits

  • Assists in developing preliminary quantities and cost estimates

Basic Qualification

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

Preferred Qualification/Skills

  • Current enrollment in an accredited post-secondary Civil Engineering program

  • Graduation date of December 2018 or later

  • Experience with AutoCAD and/or MicroStation

  • Proficient in use of MS Office, including MS Word and MS Excel

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Analytical skills with emphasis in systems approach to problem solving

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.

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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Location US-MO-Kansas City | US-KS-Overland Park

HNTB Job Title Intern Engineer

Category Intern

Job ID 0917-16885