WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms—WSP. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. wsp.com.
WSP seeks a civil engineering college student who is in good standing working towards a degree in Civil Engineering or related field within an accredited program. Familiarity with CADD software is required. This would be a full-time position for approximately months beginning in the Fall 2018. The candidate will gain experience in the implementation of transportation projects located in the Philadelphia area, in the structures group.
Assist more experienced Engineers in broader Engineering activities
Assist in analysis of project data
Prepare materials for presentations or client meetings
Assist with project research
Perform basic calculations
Assist with quantity and cost estimates
Assist with field work
Perform basic civil engineering design functions
Assist with field work, including bridge inspection
Document research and field investigations
Prepare sketches and drawings
Using various types of CADD design software
Perform other duties as assigned
Must be motivated and have a strong desire to learn engineering skills related to civil and structural projects.
Experience with Microstation, AutoCAD and knowledge of reading drawings
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong working knowledge of MS Office programs (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Knowledge of basic civil engineering theories and principles
Two or more years of college in a four or five year program.
CURRENT standing as a student actively enrolled in an accredited (or related) Undergraduate Program, or actively enrolled in an accredited Graduate Program. (Those who have already completed degree studies donotqualify as candidates for this or any of our internships.)
The ability to work in the United States immediately.
Please note that there is no relocation or housing assistance associated with this internship.
Parsons Brinckerhoff is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE minorities/ Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
EOE / Veteran/ Disability/ Gender/ Minority/ Female/ Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation.