• Intern - Civil Engineering / Land Development

    Job ID 2018-1351
    Job Locations
    Civil - Land Development
  • Overview

    Intern - Civil Engineering / Land Development



    Merrick & Company is seeking a college or graduate school Civil Engineering student for a paid summer internship for Summer 2019 for our Charlotte, NC office.  The summer internship has a commitment of approximately mid-May through mid-August.


    Job Description

    The summer internship will provide an undergraduate or graduate student an opportunity to gain technical experience in the field of civil engineering.  The intern will be exposed to a variety of civil engineering items including storm drainage, site, roadway and utility design.


    The position requires the collaboration with other disciplines, ability to interface with clients and contractors, follow schedules and budget commitments, work independently, possess good written and oral communication skills and the ability to problem solve. Must meet expectations for attendance and punctuality. Students who have recently graduated will not be considered.


    Required Experience

    • Knowledge of AutoCAD Civil3D preferred
    • Must be currently enrolled and entering junior year or higher of undergraduate degree or currently enrolled in grad school
    • Must be pursuing an engineering degree in Civil Engineering from an A.B.E.T. accredited program
    • GPA of 3.0 or higher preferred
    • Students who have recently graduated will not be considered.
    • Students actively pursuing a Civil Engineering degree with a Structural emphasis will not be considered.


    Physical Requirements

    • The job requires the ability to sit for extended periods at a computer workstation.
    • 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.
    • Physically mobile in and around construction sites and facilities
    • Comfortably climb or descend short hills by foot and walk/stand on uneven ground.
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Work Environment

    • This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as but not limited to:  computers, phones, copiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
    • Some work is outside and worker will be subject to weather environments that vary significantly with occasional travel to client facilities and project sites is required.


    Additional information

    We will be accepting applications on our website for as long as this opportunity is posted. The internship hiring process may take three to four months from the first contact a candidate has with a recruiter. We expect to make offers of employment by March 2019.


    Merrick does not pay relocation fees or provide a living stipend.


    Apply on line only. No e-mail, hard copy or third-party resumes accepted.


    Merrick & Company is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. 


    We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.



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