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HNTB Co-Op Engineer: Rail/Civil/Drainage (Rotating Position) – Fall/Winter 2024 – 2025 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

What We're Looking For

At HNTB, you can create a career that is meaningful to you while building communities that matter to all of us. For more than a century, we have been delivering solutions for some of the largest, most complex infrastructure projects across the country. With our historic growth, it is an exciting time to join our team of employee-owners.

This opportunity entails being responsible for assisting assigned department(s) and/or project(s) by performing basic engineering related tasks which may reflect elements of standard post-secondary engineering curriculum.

With more than 100 years of profitable sustainable growth, HNTB is one of the most prominent engineering, architecture and planning firms in the nation. Empolyee-owned, with more than 6,000 employees and 70+ offices nationwide, HNTB serves clients in the rail/transportation industry with integrity, technical excellence and a commitment to performance providing quality work, on time, on budget and to the client’s satisfaction. HNTB’s project portfolio includes: Brightline (Miami, Florida), Sound Transit’s University Link Light Rail Extension (Seattle, WA), Tappan zee Bridge (Nyack, New York), and 49ers Levi’s Stadium (Santa Clara, CA).

Working on a multi-billion dollar construction job, a co-op engineer will have the opportunity to work for multiple disciplines within the same project under the leadership of senior engineers to see all side of putting together contract documents for a large job. This will include designing track, roadway, civil, drainage, and structures as well as exposure to environmental mitigation, power, signaling, utilities, OCS and more to help facilitate multidiscipline project delivery. Rotation will include working with different engineers on design development, construction sequencing and contract documents.

Aspects of the position include:

*Assist in preparation of design documents, including track/highway alignments, drainage, structural design, grading and estimates

*Learning basic transit and high speed rail design and construction fundamentals including staging

*Participate in field visits or client meetings

*Opportunity to develop CAD drafting skill set

Our Philadelphia, PA office is seeking a Co-Op Engineer for Fall/Winter 2024- 2025 to join our Rail/Track/Civil Department with this rotating position.

Relocation and housing are NOT provided for these positions.

What You’ll Do:

  • Assists engineer teams in various tasks and duties.

  • Assists Engineer with research, development and design of projects.

  • Assists Engineer with the preparation of engineering drawings and documents as assigned.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What You’ll Need:

  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent plus current enrollment in an accredited post-secondary engineering program

What You’ll Bring:

  • Understands engineering, geometric, and algebraic principles at a basic level.

  • Shows proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Accepts and applies direction from peers and supervisors.

  • Obtains an understanding of introductory shop drawing and submittal procedures and requirements.

  • Ability to perform basic engineering calculations

  • Ability to organize information for use in drawings or other documents

What We Prefer:

  • Completion of 2 years of post-secondary engineering program

  • Basic knowledge of a drafting software (AutoCAD, Microstation, OpenRail, OpenRoads, OR REVIT)

  • Interested in track and/or railroad design

Additional Information

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.





Philadelphia, PA (Pennsylvania)












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Job Type: Co-Op

Full/Part Time: Full time

Job Category: Engineering Group

ReqID: R-20320 #college