Structural Engineer Intern (EI)
West Palm Beach, FL 
Posted 29 days ago
Job/Internship Description
Structural Engineer Intern (EI)
Job Locations US-FL-West Palm Beach
Job ID 2023-2443 Category Structural Engineering Type Full Time

We are seeking Structural Engineer Inern (EI) with 0 to 5 years of experience to be part of our Structural Engineering team in the Buildings Division located in our West Palm Beach, FL office.

In this position, you will assist in the development of Structural Engineering design projects, both vertical and horizontal, for clients public and private sectors. The candidate will work in a fast-paced engineering environment working on a multitude of projects from Mixed-use, multi-family, hospitality, or commercial buildings to infrastructure projects such as Seawalls and piers. As a firm, we continue to grow and look forward to the opportunity to add talented engineers who are eager to work on exciting projects and grow professionally themselves.

At WGI, you will find talented, passionate associates providing exceptional service in collaborative, team-driven environments, all while having fun and enjoying the work they do. WGI takes pride in being one of the nation's top consulting firms -- and we have the awards to prove it. We work to stay ahead of the curve by investing in the latest tools and technology. WGI is always looking for remarkable individuals to join our team and help us grow in our vision. If you think you are an innovative, self-motivated team-player, and want to shape your community, join our WGI team today!

WGI offers a complete Benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD & STD, Life Insurance, 401k with match, PTO, Holidays, HSA with company contribution, Pet insurance, and Employee assistance program.


    Develop engineering designs and drawings for various structures both vertical (buildings) and horizontal (infrastructure) including mild and post-tensioned reinforced concrete, structural steel, light-wood or heavy timber, and masonry
  • Assist in the creation of engineering documents including construction documents, calculation submissions, capacity analysis reports, field reports etc.
  • Review shop drawings and submittals
  • Coordinate work with other disciplines such as architectural, MEP, Civil, etc
  • Learn and use structural analysis and BIM software
  • Create construction documents using Autodesk Revit
  • Attend and participate in project meetings
  • Conduct structural observations and prepare associated observation reports
  • General willingness to learn through over-the-shoulder training with direct supervisors, continuing education meetings, professional organization involvement, and technical documentation reading
  • Capable of executing projects in a fast-paced environment, and enthusiasm for working with a high-performing team
  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering from an accredited four-year college (Masters preferred)
  • Passing score on Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam
  • Proficiency or ability to become proficient in Structural Engineering Software including Tekla Structural Designer, ETABs, SAP 2000, RISA, RAM, Tedds, SConcrete.
  • Proficiency or ability to become proficient in BIM Software including Autodesk Revit
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work independently and work on large multi-discipline engineering teams
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of employment visas

Physical Demands

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work is performed in an office setting. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate a computer, keyboard and mouse. Use of a telephone headset will allow for virtual communication with team members through Zoom and/or Microsoft Teams. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is often required to sit for prolonged periods, use hands/fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls and reach with hands and arms, speak and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

If you have what it takes to join our growing organization and want to be part of a dedicated team, please apply today. In return, WGI provides a competitive salary and an outstanding work environment. WGI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

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