Civil/Structural Engineering Intern

Dam Water Flowing Below Bridge

Position

Civil/Structural Engineering Intern

Location

Experience

Current student (3rd year or above) or recent graduate. Civil or Structural, Engineering major.

Skills

Classwork in Drafting software, Strength of Materials or Structural Analysis, and Geotechnical Engineering or Soil Mechanics

Reward yourself—work for a company that appreciates you.

Are you interested in applying your skills to formulate innovative solutions for the water resource and renewable energy sectors? 

If so, Gomez and Sullivan Engineers would like to hear from you. We are a growing engineering and environmental science company working at the intersection of renewable energy and environmental restoration. We plan to continue our sustainable growth for current and future generations of our employees. We are a multi-disciplined team of civil, water resources, geotechnical, and structural engineers as well as scientists, technicians, and support staff that promotes close coordination and team building. Our company is employee-focused and encourages an atmosphere of continued learning and professional growth, exposure to a wide variety of project responsibilities, and frequent interaction with the firm’s principals and leaders. We firmly believe in treating our team members as well as we treat our clients, and we maintain a personable, positive work environment. 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Our company has an opening for a Civil/Structural Engineering Intern in our New Hartford, NY (formerly Utica) office, and we’d like to work with you. The ideal candidate is a current student (third year or above) or recent graduate. This intern will assist our engineering staff with structural engineering services specific to the hydropower sector, including but not limited to hydraulic structures (dams, hydropower plants, penstocks, fish passage structures, etc.) and associated geotechnical solutions. An intern in this position can expect to gain experience in concrete and steel structure design and analysis associated with water retaining and water transmission structures. 

Interns will also assist our engineers and scientists with field assessments, data processing/analysis, and report writing for a variety of projects across our service sectors. Interns may contribute to proposal development efforts and general administrative work as needed. Candidates must be comfortable working outdoors and around water. A valid driver’s license is required; access to a personal vehicle is desirable. Internships begin mid-May and end in the fall with flexible start/end dates. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Majoring in Civil or Structural Engineering 
  • Ideal candidates will have completed the following coursework by May 2024: 
    • Drafting software (e.g., AutoCAD, Civil3D, or Revit) 
    • Strength of Materials or Structural Analysis   Geotechnical Engineering or Soil Mechanics 
  • Experience or education with any of the following is a plus:  
    • Field assessments and surveying  
    • Design of concrete and steel structures 
    • Structural analysis software (e.g., Visual Analysis, STAAD.Pro) 
    • Geotechnical analysis software (i.e., GeoStudio Suite including SEEP/W, SLOPE/W, QUAKE/W) 
    • Finite element modeling and structural analysis 

BENEFITS

Gomez and Sullivan offers competitive wages for all internships. Interns are eligible for overtime pay for work over 40 hours in a given work week and earned, paid sick time. Gomez and Sullivan is committed to maintaining desirable benefits and flexible work package for our employees through a regular process of feedback, review, and implementation. 

COMPANY PROFILE

Gomez and Sullivan has been providing specialized engineering, environmental science, and data management solutions to the water resource and energy sectors since 1993. Our staff of approximately 50 individuals based in New York (Utica, Williamsville, Albany) and New Hampshire (Henniker) includes water resource, civil, structural, geotechnical, and environmental engineers, as well as environmental scientists, regulatory specialists, ecologists, fisheries biologists, hydrogeologists, geologists, geomorphologists, and GIS specialists. Our core services include dam safety, engineering, hydropower licensing, environmental studies, hydrology and hydraulics, fisheries & fish passage, stream & habitat restoration, and information management and geographic information systems. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, disability, marital status, or any other protected status.  

If you qualify and are interested in joining our team, please submit your resume and cover letter, indicating what internship and office(s) you are interested in, to Leah Belanger at careers@gomezandsullivan.com.

If you qualify and are interested in joining our team, please submit your resume and cover letter addressed to Leah Belanger to: careers@gomezandsullivan.com