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Jacobs Civil Engineering Intern - Track (Summer 2020) in Boston, Massachusetts

Civil Engineering Intern - Track (Summer 2020)


The Jacobs Building, Infrastructure, and Advanced Facilities Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you can find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Our Boston, MA office has a need for an Intern to join their rail/track group.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Performs routine aspects of engineering requiring knowledge and application of basic engineering principles under close supervision

  • Work is reviewed for adequacy and accuracy

  • Display strong communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to work in a fastpaced team environment with multiple deadlines.

  • Work in collaborative multi-disciplinary teams to meet all assigned project deadlines

  • Provide assistance with technical work on projects

  • Produce CAD drafting(s)

  • Computing quantities, working on engineering drawings, checking spreadsheets, and developing documents for engineering presentations

  • May involve some field inspection work and taking field notes, measurements, and photos

  • Works with Jacobs Boston Rail Team to complete designs and submissions.

  • Qualifications

  • Candidates must be enrolled full-time within a civil engineering program

  • Junior standing

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Experience with AutoCAD is preferred

  • Experience with Excel, Powerpoint, and Word is required

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a drug-free workplace.

Job Civil/Structural

Primary Location United States-Massachusetts-Boston-US MA Boston - Jacobs

Job Type Internship

Req ID: BI 0008DN