Structural Engineer Intern – Charlotte, NC

SteelFab, Inc

Job Summary:

As a Structural Engineer Intern at SteelFab, you will be introduced to several different aspects of structural design while working alongside our Engineering, Modeling, and Project Management teams on various projects. You will build on your experiences and skills throughout the internship by taking on relevant responsibilities, including, but not limited to:

Essential Job Functions:

  • Review structural and architectural drawings and project specifications
  • Assist with structural design related to the fabrication of structural steel buildings
  • Assist with design of bolted and welded connections for gravity systems
  • Assist with design of bolted and welded connections for lateral force resisting systems
  • Learn the code requirements for wind and seismic lateral systems
  • Assist the Detailing team by designing and modeling connections in a 3D environment
  • Support the Fabrication team by optimizing fabrication assemblies
  • Support the Steel Erection team by developing site erection plans
  • Collaborate with project Architects and Engineers
  • Review of fabrication and erection drawings for project conformance
  • Work with onsite subcontractors to identify and resolve field issues
  • Assist the Software Development team to improve design technology

We are looking for Structural Engineer Intern candidates who can help build on the growth and success of SteelFab. This candidate must exhibit values and attributes consistent with other employees, including:

  • Energetic and enthusiastic approach to problem solving and customer satisfaction
  • Ability to multitask
  • Willingness and eagerness to learn
  • Willingness to put team success over individual success
  • Seek to be fair and do the right thing (apply the golden rule consistently)
  • Reliability and dependability
  • Display excitement for the work and ambitious goal we have with our partners

2022 Internship Locations:

  • Charlotte, North Carolina – Corporate Headquarters

Career Progression:

  • Structural Engineer Intern
  • Structural Engineer, PE
  • Lead Structural Engineer, PE
  • Senior Structural Estimator, PE

Qualifications and Requirements

Minimum Education Level: Sophomore

Major: Civil Engineering with a focus on Structures

Required: Strong interest or experience in the engineering and construction industry.  Competency in Bluebeam, PDF’s, Microsoft Excel and Word, common computer skills

Preferred:  Passed EIT exam or scheduled to take exam prior to graduation