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Intern- Civil Engingeering- Transmission amp Distribution

Company name
Burns & McDonnell

Chicago, IL, United States

Employment Type

Civil Engineering, Engineering, Internship

Posted on
Nov 19, 2020

Valid Through
Mar 04, 2021

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Intern- Civil Engingeering- Transmission & Distribution','201916','Intern','!*!Our

Civil Engineers/Interns

are responsible for performing tasks requiring the application of standard

structural 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 design of electrical

substations; both overhead and underground high-voltage transmission

lines.  The market is continuing to evolve due to technology advancements

and policy changes. Projects partner with utilities to design, plan, and

improve the modern electric grid. Civil tasks with the group include:


planning including drainage and storm runoff calculations, retention pond

sizing and design, erosion, and sedimentation control plan, and developing

stormwater prevention pollution plan (SWPPP)


design criteria requirements for transmission line design


transmission lines in 3D modeling software


geometry, loads, and performance requirements for transmission line



strength and geometry requirements for wire support hardware assemblies


in the construction executing including development of civil construction

specifications, cost estimate preparation, and survey coordination


with ad hoc projects as assigned by managers.


other duties as assigned..

','!*!Pursuit of Bachelor's or Master’s degree in

Civil Engineering from an accredited programCurrently enrolled, and in good standing, in a

post-secondary education 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,

without restrictions or without need for work sponsorship, in the country where

this position is located, for the duration of the internship.  

EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans','Full-time','Yes, 5 % of the Time','US-IL-Chicago','','#LI-JH','#T&D','','Intern- Civil Engingeering- Transmission & Distribution

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