Be involved in projects with our Lisle Team on the Illinois Tollway project and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
WSP is currently seeking an exceptional candidate for a Civil Engineering Intern position at our Lisle, IL office from May to August 2021.
This opportunity is available for a college student in good standing working towards a degree in Civil, General, or Construction Engineering within an accredited program. The candidate will gain experience working with the Illinois Tollway under direct supervision of the firm's leading professionals.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Work as a member of a team
Work safely adjacent to a high-speed transportation facility
Operate hand-held data collection tools (iPad)
Inspect the civil infrastructure of the Illinois Tollway
Perform elementary engineering assignments and work from designs of others, compile data, perform elementary design computations, prepare engineering documents
Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges. Be involved in projects with our WSP inspection team working with the Illinois Tollway. If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion with you joining our team for your next internship.
Good standing as a Sophomore, Junior, or Senior student, actively enrolled in an accredited Engineering (or related) Undergraduate or Graduate Program
Must be motivated and have a strong desire to learn engineering skills related to civil and structural projects.
Knowledge of using a personal computer to operate software applications
Ability to communicate effectively with others
Local candidates preferred. Please note that there is no relocation or housing assistance associated with this internship.
Good problem solving and analytical ability
Good organizational skills and attention to details
Clean driving record
Experience with Microstation, AutoCAD and knowledge of reading drawings
Working knowledge of GIS databases and associated GIS applications
Working knowledge of Microsoft applications, including but not limited to, Excel, Word, and Access.
About WSP USA
WSP USA (formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff) is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms—WSP. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started?
EOE / Veteran/ Disability/ Gender/ Minority/ Female/ Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.
The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately.
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