Civil Engineering - Intern

Environmental Design International, Inc. - Chicago, IL (30+ days ago)

Plans, designs, and directs civil engineering projects by performing the following duties.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Serves as project engineer with significant autonomy for project related tasks and as a designated client contact. May have project manager responsibilities on smaller, less complex projects.
  • Prepares and monitors project budgets for smaller, less complex projects.
  • Responsible for project schedules and timely completion of smaller, less complex projects.
  • Assists in the coordination of pricing, estimating, scoping and marketing strategies for proposed projects.
  • Assists in the preparation of engineering agreements for his/her projects within the department.
  • Prepares design computations and quantity estimates.
  • Prepares or modifies reports, specifications, plans, construction documents, studies, permits and designs for various projects.
  • Develops construction cost estimates for his/her projects.
  • Attends client and public meetings—days or nights.
  • Handles routine contract administration.
  • Responsible for control of work-in-process, ensures accurate client billings, and monitors outstanding accounts receivable and collection efforts on his/her projects.
  • May direct and/or supervise the work of other engineer's activities on his/her projects.
  • Uses computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents.
  • Instructs CADD technicians to reduce designs to working drawings.
  • May serve as onsite project representative.
  • Visits construction site to monitor progress and other duties per the contract documents.
  • Responsible for project team quality system tasks as defined in the quality manual.