Volkert, a Top 100 design firm (ENR #87), is engineering the future of infrastructure in Transportation, Energy, Water, and the Environment. We are searching for a motivated Engineer Intern to join our team in Austin, TX.
The ideal candidate will assist their department by performing basic engineering-related tasks including research, development, design and delivery on assigned project(s).
Responsibilities: • Contributes to the preparation or modification of reports, plans and designs for projects. • Assists in the preparation of project quantity and cost estimates. • Performs other duties as assigned. • Participate in the collection and analysis of data and preparation of satisfactory designs • Perform design calculations and conduct investigative analyses toward completion of assigned design tasks, and direct preparation of design specifications • Perform quantity estimates, detailing and check calculations and drawings • Organize scheduling of specific tasks and assignments
Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering • Transportation concentration • Previous internship/co-op experience • EIT Certification is Desired • Experience with AutoCAD and/or MicroStation
Volkert is an employee-owned firm, and our culture is expressed in the way we live out our five-fold mission, which serves as a guide for our actions every day. • To serve the public in a professional and ethical manner • To serve our clients with quality, innovation, and honest value • To serve our employees through sustainable corporate growth, employee ownership, and personal development • To serve our profession by promoting the highest standards of practice • To serve our neighbors through community service
The words of our chairman, Perry Hand, capture best why we do what we do:
“An engineer is put forth on earth to solve problems. Engineers brought us the quality of life we enjoy today. Together we have laid the groundwork for future generations to continue building upon, so that our future can be as prosperous as our past.”
If you share this passion and want to make a difference, please apply!
Volkert, Inc. is an employee-owned infrastructure engineering firm serving state and federal agencies, local and municipal governments, private industry, and select international clients. Founded in 1925, Volkert has grown from a regional engineering firm to include a national and global client base. The company ranks among the top 100 engineering firms in the United States—#87 overall and #62 among pure design firms in the “2018 Top 500 Design Firms” published by Engineering News-Record.
The firm’s staff of more than 1,000 includes planners, multi-disciplinary engineers, construction engineers, environmental specialists, program managers, construction managers, real estate specialists, and landscape architects.
With corporate offices in Mobile, Alabama, and Franklin, Tennessee, Volkert is active in more than 20 states and the District of Columbia, with experience and/or professional registrations throughout the United States.