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Engineering Intern Rail / Transit

Company Name:
Parsons
Description

Bring Your Full Talents to Work Every Day

Engineering Intern Rail / Transit -
washington
, DC

Parsons is one of the world's largest transportation planning, engineering, and construction firms. We have an extensive portfolio of diverse transportation projects including rail and transit, road and highway, bridge and tunnel, and aviation infrastructure. Parsons expertise encompasses all phases of transportation engineering operations - from the initial planning stage through final design, construction, and commissioning.
Parsons has the people and power to move the world.

Project

Parsons is in process of executing deliverables for commuter and freight rail systems in the US. In addition to these exciting endeavors, we are currently retained on other rail and transit projects around the globe. Our track record includes delivering engineering, construction management and program management
services
on more than 400 passenger and freight rail and transit systems around the world and on high-speed rail projects in 20 US states.

Need

Parsons is seeking an energetic and versatile Intern to support the Rail & Transit team. Candidates may have academic backgrounds and be pursuing career paths in the following disciplines: Electrical, Mechanical or Structural. In addition, Civil and/or Environmental Engineering Students fill critical needs during the planning, bidding and design phases of many of our facilities projects.

Responsibilities

Under direction of a degreed engineer, performs a variety of basic to moderately-difficult engineering support assignments requiring a fundamental knowledge of design/drafting standards, practices, and techniques. The incumbent at this level typically takes engineering notes, specifications, rough sketches, etc., and formalizes them into working drawings. Assignments are designed to develop a practical knowledge of equipment, facilities, and systems, and their interrelationships within a particular engineering discipline.

Utilizes a CAD workstation to prepare engineering drawings consisting of basic arrangements, layouts, flow sheets, assemblies, isometrics, etc., from rough sketches and/or from general engineering and design information according to established standards and procedures.

Utilizes technical manuals and directives to ensure compliance with codes and company policies. Becomes familiar with various standards and codes such as ANSI, PFI, and ASME.

Compiles data and performs dimensional and routine calculations required for the preparation of drawings.

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
Qualifications

Requirements

- Incumbent must be enrolled in an Engineering curriculum at an accredited college or university and have completed at least one year of studies in a major Engineering discipline (e.g., Civil / Structural, Electrical, Mechanical, etc.)
- Demonstrated interest, academic focus and/or preferred internship in transportation engineering required
- Familiarity with CAD - Microstation or Autocad required
Parsons offers an ethical, challenging, diverse, rewarding and fun work experience where enthusiastic, responsible people use their energy, talent and dedication to make a difference in the world.
We provide career growth and development, a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; tuition reimbursement program; credit union membership; Employee Stock Ownership Plan and a 401(k) plan. Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.
Founded in 1944, Parsons is an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $3 billion in 2013; it is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, professional services, and innovative alternative delivery solutions to private industrial customers worldwide-as well as to federal, regional, and local government agencies. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, defense/security, and resources. Currently, more than 13,000 Parsons employees are engaged in more than 2,000 projects in 50 states and 29 countries. Collectively, our dedicated workers speak more that 80 languages and hold more than 10,400 college degrees and professional registrations. Parsons' employees continue to go anywhere in the world, meet every technical and management challenge, and persevere until the job is done.



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