Structures Engineer Intern II

JACKSON, MS

Neel-Schaffer seeks qualified responses from persons who hold an Engineering intern registration. The Engineer Intern II performs assignments designed to develop knowledge and abilities in design, generation of construction drawings, contract documents or reports.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Inputs data into pre-written computer programs.
  • Operates computers and runs reports or calculations.
  • Designs portions of a project under supervision of an experienced professional.
  • Researches catalogs for commercially available equipment to avoid expense of original design.
  • Specifies equipment based on catalog searches.
  • Researches code requirements in out-of-town project sites.
  • Prepares draft reports and draft permit applications.
  • May prepare the drawings of designs he or she has originated.
  • Using prescribed methods, he/she performs specific and limited portions of a broader assignment of an experienced professional.
  • Applies standard practices and techniques in specific situations, adjusts and correlates data, recognizes discrepancies in results, and follows operations through a series of related steps or processes.
  • May perform fieldwork, data collection, materials testing and inspection of construction projects.
  • Other duties as assigned

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Periodically reviewed by manager. He/she usually assumes no responsibility for the supervision of others.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The Engineer Intern II works under close supervision and receives specific and detailed instructions. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND REGISTRATION:

Bachelors degree in engineering. Must hold an intern registration in engineering.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to work with fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations. Ability to make less complex engineering computations accurately.

REASONING ABILITIES:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

COMPUTER SKILLS:

Computer literacy required, including working knowledge of MS Word/WordPerfect, Excel/Quattro Pro. CADD preferred, ability to learn CADD required.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments. Must be able and qualified to operate an automobile.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk and reach with hands and arms.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but may be loud in field conditions.

Equal Opportunity Employer