Intern, Bridge Design- US
Homewood, IL 
Posted 2 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description

At CN, everyday brings new and exciting challenges. You can expect an interesting environment where you're part of making sure our business is running optimally and safely-helping keep the economy on track. We provide the kind of paid training and opportunities that long-term careers are built on and we recognize hard workers who strive to make a difference. You will be able to thrive in our close-knit, safety-focused culture working together as ONE TEAM. The careers we offer are meaningful because the work we do matters. Join us!

Job Summary

The Intern, Bridge Design is responsible for supporting the Bridge Design team in managing the various design facets that result in construction activities. The incumbent will have the opportunity to work with internal and external resources to develop engineering drawings and construction documents. Additional tasks include collaborating on the maintenance of design and drawing archives for bridge project work along CN's network.

Major Responsibilities
  • Compile and compare existing box culvert designs, and develop a guideline and standard for Precast Boxes
  • Review box culvert designs
  • Review layout and arrangements of timber trestle replacements
  • Review steel though plate girder span designs and shop drawings
  • Knowledge of American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) guidelines for railway structures and other North American structural design codes*
  • Experience in structural analysis
  • Knowledge of design software, preferably Systems, Applications and Products (SAP)*
  • Knowledge of Computer Aided Drafting, preferably AutoCAD*
  • Verbal and written communication, and analytical skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Working towards a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering (minimum 3 years completed) with a major in Structural Engineering
  • Structural Analysis and Structural Design courses completed

*Any experience/education/skills/knowledge for these above would be considered as an asset

About CN

CN is a world-class transportation leader and trade-enabler. Essential to the economy, to the customers, and to the communities it serves, CN safely transports more than 300 million tons of natural resources, manufactured products, and finished goods throughout North America every year. As the only railroad connecting Canada's Eastern and Western coasts with the Southern tip of the U.S. through a 19,500 mile rail network, CN and its affiliates have been contributing to community prosperity and sustainable trade since 1919. CN is committed to programs supporting social responsibility and environmental stewardship. At CN, we work as ONE TEAM, focused on safety, sustainability and our customers, providing operational and supply chain excellence to deliver results.


CN is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to fill vacant positions with qualified candidates without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability, assuming an individual can perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation. Only qualified candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please monitor your email on a regular basis, as communication is primarily made through email.


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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