Structural Engineering Co-Op

ID 2024-6840
Job Locations
US-MA-Boston | US-MA-Worcester
Position Type

Job Description


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Take Your Environmental Career to the Next Level
Are you ready to be challenged, make a difference, and experience professional growth in your career? Kleinfelder's Environmental team is looking for you! From environmental planning, permitting, remediation, and site characterization to chemical data management and hydrogeology, Kleinfelder offers a variety of services designed to provide technically appropriate and cost-effective solutions. 
Step into Your New Role 

Kleinfelder is looking to add an engineering co-op to join our New England Area Structural Department


We are looking for candidate who can thrive and learn in a team-oriented workplace.  The NE Area Structural Department offers a wide range of challenging project work and a great opportunity to learn and develop professionally.  This position will offer a flexible work schedule and reporting location and allow for limited work from home opportunities along with office days.


Required Experience:

  • desire to learn, or experience in, structural engineering associated with industrial facilities and Transportation Structures
  • strong verbal and written communication skills,
  • the ability to organize priorities and multi-task effectively, and
  • a thirst to learn and achieve continuous improvement in a team environment, and
  • a can-do attitude and problem-solving mindset are essential, and
  • a strong commitment for accountability to project quality and schedule.


Education (Including any required Certifications):  

We ask that students are pursuing a degree towards Civil Engineering or Construction Engineering Technology


Preferred Skills/Experience: 

The candidate should have the ability to readily learn, the fundamentals of the design of buildings and bridges including:

  • ability to use Word, Excel, Bluebeam, Outlook, and Teams to effectively communicate with internal and external clients,
  • experience in AutoCAD
  • prior experience or willingness to learn Revit
  • ability to adhere to organizational standards for quality and performance
  • ability to read and interpret construction plans and specifications
  • ability to read and interpret applicable building codes and design codes
  • ability to assist in preparing basic structural calculations under the direction of a Structural Engineer or the Senior Structural Engineer
  • ability to assist in reviewing/checking calculations prepared by others
  • ability to learn to use structural analysis software (RISA 3D)
  • ability to assist in the drafting of plans and details
  • ability to assist in preparing meeting minutes
  • ability to assist in reviewing and processing RFIs
  • ability to assist in reviewing and processing Submittals and Shop Drawings
  • ability to assist in performing field observation and field measurements to record existing conditions
  • ability to work collaboratively with other design disciplines (Site/Civil, Architecture, MEP) to coordinate the structure with the overall design
  • ability to work safe and adhere to the Kleinfelder safety program requirements
  • willing to work outdoors in varying weather conditions, willingness to climb, work at heights, over water, and other austere conditions for inspections and/or observations
Move Forward with Kleinfelder 
Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients' transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As a responsive, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 85 offices in the US, Canada, and Australia. Connecting great people to the best work is our purpose - together, we deliver. 
Progress with an Employer that Values You 
Kleinfelder is an inclusive organization free from discrimination. We are a stronger organization when we are a diverse workforce and believe that through diversity, equity, and inclusion comes creativity, innovation, and unity. We are proud to offer the following: 
Career Development: We are committed to investing in the professional development of our staff, offering each employee every opportunity to grow, develop, and take control of their career paths. We support these efforts through reimbursements for continuing education as well as many of the expenses associated with trainings and certifications, and opportunities for career development through our internal Mentoring Program. 
Equal Opportunity: Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans. (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules) 
Please note that Kleinfelder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Kleinfelder will not consider or agree to payment for any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Kleinfelder explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resume, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Kleinfelder.  


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