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Fairbanks, AK

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Internship

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Student (College)

RESPEC is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, which includes equal pay for men and women. All information or testing, family and medical leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic is protected by law. Our Affirmative Action Plan for individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are available upon request to any applicant during normal business hours. Pre-employment background check and drug screens are required for all positions.

Structural Intern

Fairbanks, AK - F-Facilities

RESPEC, a nationally recognized engineering consulting company, seeks Structural Design Intern to join our full-service engineering team! We design innovative world-class projects utilizing state-of-the-art technologies.

This hands-on planning & design position is located within our Infrastructure Business Unit. The Structural Intern will work under the general direction of the Facilities Northern Region Structural Staff Supervisor and is responsible for assisting our structural design team on a variety of projects across the state of Alaska including new construction, renovations, studies, and field inspections.

This is a great career opportunity for a dynamic, energetic individual looking to grow in their profession or to express their love for tackling new challenges while working in a fast paced, innovative team environment. Interest in facility design and construction is highlighted as we work with the best of the best to learn, solve problems, and take on new and exciting challenges every day.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides broad support to the RESPEC Alaska-based planning team
  • Assists staff in collecting and preparing data for various projects
  • Conducts field work, and collects data on existing conditions
  • Assists staff with engineering calculations and reports
  • Assists team in developing design documents
  • Conducts support functions as needed, such as data entry and file management

Qualifications: 

  • Recent graduate or enrolled in an accredited school or college and studying toward an undergraduate or graduate degree in civil engineering or related field.
  • 3.0 or higher GPA.
  • Experience using ArcGIS Pro and Adobe Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Teams)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and strong research and analytical skills
  • Motivated and positive self-starter able to work independently and in a team
  • Flexibility and desire to gain experience on a wide variety of planning projects
  • US work authorization is required

Work Schedule: This is a regular full-time position without benefits.  The employee will work 40 hours/week (Monday–Friday) from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Compensation: Salary depends on experience. We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits (paid time off, 10-holidays/year) and advancement opportunities, continuing education, and professional society membership. RESPEC, is 100-percent employee-owned.  

Office Location: Fairbanks, AK

Interviews: Interviews are by appointment only. RESPEC is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, which includes equal pay for men and women. Our Affirmative Action Plans for Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are available upon request to any applicant during normal business hours.

Preemployment background check and drug screens are required for all positions.