Civil Engineering Intern - Transportation

Michael Baker International

Civil Engineering Internship

WHO WE ARE
Supported by more than 3,000 employees in nearly 100 locations across the United States, we provide a full continuum of engineering and consulting services, including design, planning, architectural, environmental, construction and program management. Our clients include U.S. federal, state and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. Michael Baker is committed to delivering a standard of excellence that fosters a culture of innovation, collaboration and technological advancement to help solve our clients' complex challenges.
TRANSPORTATION PRACTICE
Consistently ranked by Engineering News-Record as a Top 20 transportation firm, Michael Baker International offers clients an integrated team of professionals versed in all aspects of transportation planning, design, permitting, and construction management and inspection. In addition, Michael Baker International is a recognized leader in the practical aspects of operating and maintaining a safe and efficient transportation infrastructure.
DESCRIPTION
With an office in Dearborn, the successful candidate will work under the direction of a Project Engineer or Project Manager in the office to prepare roadway or structural bridge plans, technical specifications, and cost estimates. Candidate will also work on-site under the direction of a Construction Manager assisting with and documenting construction inspection activities, researching and solving problems in the field, and assuring conformance to plans/specifications.
Position Duties:
  • Prepare roadway, highway, and/or structural bridge plans, specifications, and cost estimates
  • Create roadway corridor models
  • Coordinate with multi-discipline design team
  • Perform on-site construction inspection/observation
  • Monitor contractor schedules
  • Document field progress and quantities for contractor payment
PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Working toward a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or similar program
  • Focus in Transportation Practice preferred
  • Software proficiency – Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge or experience with Microstation and AutoCAD
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in organization and presentation of documentation