Minimum qualifications:

An Intern shall be at least a third year civil, architectural or structural engineering student; an EIT certificate is preferred. Knowledge and understanding of basic engineering principles and practice is required. Revit/BIM experience is a plus. Must have the ability and desire to learn engineering skills, office etiquette and client management.

As an entry-level engineer, an Intern is responsible for basic structural-engineering tasks. Portions of projects may be assigned at first, and strong collaboration with more senior personnel will be expected to guide the Intern in learning ZFA standards and practices. An Intern is responsible for asking thoughtful questions and producing high-quality work. Active learning, listening and communication will develop an Intern’s technical and soft skills.

Some of the responsibilities and desired qualities of an Intern are noted below:

Exercise maturity and sound judgment in decision making and problem-solving

Provide calculations, develop drawings, and assist more senior-level staff with projects of any size

Eager to listen, learn, and contribute solutions to serve as effective support for project team members

Learn to use drafting and analysis software

Learn about code issues and expand engineering knowledge by reviewing technical information and new construction methods or products

Learn about the project design lifecycle, permitting process and client management

Effectively communicate with all employees of the company, clients and contractors to foster an attitude of teamwork