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Job #: R-00007374
Location: CHICAGO, IL
Category: Intern Technical
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

Leidos continues to expand its operations, and seeks a highly motivated, Civil Engineer Intern in our Chicago, IL location. This strategically important position will have a large impact on an already successful organization. Successful candidates must comply with quality control and safe work practices and maintain compliance with project scope, schedule and budget. This position will be a member of a design team comprised of engineers, designers, and CAD technicians and will work with client standards to implement engineering designs.

The Civil Engineer Intern will be responsible for design and planning related activities associated with electric transmission, and substation civil/structural facilities. This includes assisting on projects with transmission line and substation civil/structural modeling, evaluating corresponding structures, hardware and foundations. Responsibilities will also include preparation of supporting construction documentation and plans.

Responsibilities under direct supervision of a staff engineer will include:

• Assist with project scope development
• Develop transmission line models and structures
• Develop substation civil/structural models and structures
• Design supporting foundation structures
• Develop Bill of Materials based on design criteria
• Construction Support
• Applying the minimum requirements of the National Electrical Safety Code to the design processes
• Working with client standards to implement design
• Assist development of standards for clients as needed
• Working with a designer/drafter to create the required drawings for each project

Required Education and Experience:

• Must be currently enrolled in an accredited Civil Engineering degree program with an emphasis in Structures
• Knowledge of transmission and substation civil/structural design is a plus
• Ability to meet deadlines
• Team player who can work effectively in team environment
• An individual with initiative that can work with limited supervision
• Strong written and verbal communication skills required when interfacing with clients and staff
• Detail oriented
• Strong analytical skills and proven problem solver in both team and independent environments
• High level of computer competency


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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