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Structural Engineering Intern

Structural Engineering Intern 
Location: Boston, MA

As Structural Engineering Intern at Walker Consultants, you will design some of the largest structures in the world including resort, casino, and airport parking structures. Parking structures are similar to both bridges and building and require skill in both structural design and materials science due to aesthetics, long spans, thermal movements, and durability challenges. These structures endure the elements with every framing member exposed to public view.

You will be a member of an internal multi-disciplinary team consisting of architects, engineers, planners and restoration professionals and will report directly to Director of Design, Project Manager or Project Engineer

Key Responsibilities
  • Works directly with Project Architects/Engineers in development of project designs and drawings.
  • Prepares and revises documentation in various architectural/structural phases including floor plans, building elevations, building sections and details
  • Utilizes BIM technology (Revit) in development of 3D building models for coordination, design and documentation.
  • Interprets and applies building codes and requirements of other regulatory agencies
  • Perform structural design calculations and detailing for superstructure, foundations and soil-retention systems.
  • Assists in project coordination and meetings with internal team members.
  • Participate in the review of construction phase documentation
  • Review project submittals and shop drawings
  • Opportunity to participate in field work and site visits.
  • May perform other duties as required.

  • Actively pursuing Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Engineering or Architectural/Engineering Technology.
  • 0-5 years of previous structural design experience.
  • Knowledge and experience using Revit is preferred.
  • Understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Project and AutoCAD is a plus.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and visual communication skills with a range of individuals, including clients, consultants, and other architects