Structural Engineering Co-op

Collins Engineers, Inc.

Chicago, IL 60684

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description


Since opening our doors in 1979, Collins Engineers, Inc. has provided engineering services in structural and transportation analysis and design. Today, Collins is an ENR Top 500 Design Firm that continues to grow our multi-disciplined firm by providing design and analysis services coupled with field experience to the transportation, marine, construction, and land development industries.

Collins Engineers, Inc. has an opportunity for a civil engineering student to apply their academic training to meaningful work experience in ourChicago, ILoffice. The student will work under the supervision of a professional engineer and gain insight into the engineering processes and activities related to the civil engineering field. Preferably, the co-op is available duringFall 2022 or Spring 2023and provides full-time hours to allow for a greater depth of technical training and proficiency. During this time, the successful candidate will gain hands-on experience in both the field and office using programs such as AutoCAD, Microstation, MathCAD, and structural analysis programs.


The Engineering Intern performs routine tasks under close supervision or from detailed procedures. This position reports to a Project Manager.

Position Description

TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.

+ Performs structural inspections and prepares inspection reports.

+ Prepares and/or checks structural calculations.

+ Uses computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents.

+ Field work will be required.


+ Junior or senior working towards a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited university.

+ Previous software experience in AutoCAD, MicroStation, Blue Beam, or Civil 3D is a plus.

+ Previous software experience in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe PDF or other PDF editing software is a plus.

+ A valid driver's license.

Additional Information

View physical demands and our commitment to safety ( . Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

As a federal contractor, Collins Engineers is a drug and alcohol-free workplace.

Notice to Third Party Agencies (

Collins Engineers, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer.

For more information, please download the below documents:

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*Note: to enable links and learn more about our benefits and culture, please view this posting on the Collins website at

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Job LocationsUS-IL-Chicago

ID 2022-1756

Category Engineering

Type Intern

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