Westwood Professional Services Inc Civil Engineering Intern in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Civil Engineering Intern Category Civil Engineering Job Location 12701 Whitewater Drive Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN Tracking Code 1379-188 Position Type Intern Westwood Professional Services, Inc. Civil Engineering Intern - Minneapolis, MN Westwood Professional Services, Inc. is seeking a Civil Engineering Intern to join our Land Division in our Minneapolis, MN office. This position is for an entry level professional who will be involved in assignments that continue to develop abilities in area of specialty. Westwood has a highly experienced and dynamic team of individuals dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients. Duties and Responsibilities: Prepares preliminary analysis on a variety of technical tasks Project research, field work, observation, and preliminary design calculations Take personal responsibility for quality of tasks performed Uses CAD to prepare and check working drawings, details, layouts and estimates Performs routine analysis to check accuracy of data and work products Assist in the preparation of exhibits, plot plans, lot fits or other similar tasks by discipline Required Skills Outgoing, friendly, approachable (team player) Strong communication skills with team members and clients, demonstrates active listening techniques Ability to be open to other's ideas and willing to compromise Able to compromise and accept other's ideas Able to follow general directions and guidelines for the firm's policies, practices, and procedures Demonstrates willingness to accept new challenges and learn specialized field Basic knowledge of software required for position Good organizational skills A supportive team member with the ability to work both independently and within a collaborative environment Growing knowledge of profession Required Experience Currently working towards completion of a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering About Westwood Professional Services, Inc. (Westwood) Westwood is a multi-disciplined national surveying and engineering services provider for commercial and residential development, public infrastructure, wind energy, solar energy, energy storage, and electric transmission projects. Westwood was established in 1972 in Minneapolis, Minnesota and has grown to serve clients across the nation from multiple U.S. offices. In 2020, Westwood ranked on the top 150 design firms on Engineering News Record (ENR), #4 on Zweig Group's Hot Firm's List, and #9 on Best Firms to Work For, all national industry lists and record-breaking rankings for the firm. Westwood provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diverse backgrounds strengthen our business. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Equal Opportunity Employer minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.