Structural Engineering Intern

at HDR, Inc. in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

About Us
At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental, and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts, and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.
Primary Responsibilities
As a structural intern at HDR, you will work with a team of licensed structural engineers, engineers in training, and BIM designers in projects types and with diverse professionals. Our goal will be to engage you in all facets of our work so that you will gain a better understanding of how your coursework is applied in real-world settings and inspire you to engage in a career in structural engineering upon graduation. Specific responsibilities will include:
Learn how to read and interpret engineering Drawings and Specifications (Contract Documents).
Participate in engineering design and analysis to the extent that your knowledge and completed coursework will enable.
Help to produce structural models and drawings using Revit BIM software.
Visit projects under construction to learn how structures are built and inspected.
Review fabrication (shop) drawings from contractors for conformance to the structural engineering design drawings and specifications.
Perform other duties as required.
All of your work will be performed under the direct supervision of a licensed structural engineer.
Required Qualifications
Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate engineering program
3.0 or higher overall grade point average.
Minimum of 2 years completed towards bachelor's degree.
Strong problem-solving and communication skills.
An attitude that demonstrates a desire to learn, an eagerness to serve clients and project teams, and enthusiasm for collaboration with others, and a desire to contribute to the success of our team.
Reside locally in the Portland/New England area are preferred.
At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.
Primary Location:United States-Maine-Portland

Employee Status:Temporary

Job Posting:Jan 24, 2022

At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.

USA: We are a Federal Contractor, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.  

CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. 

AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.

At HDR, health and safety matters.

For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy. 

If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy.

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Job Posting: 674174

Posted On: Jan 24, 2022

Updated On: Feb 05, 2022