• Engineering Intern

    Job Location(s) US-VA-Chesapeake
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  • Overview

    F&R provides a great opportunity for Civil Engineering students to experience and get first-hand knowledge of the concepts you are learning about in the classroom.  You will work with a dynamic team of professionals dedicated to meeting our clients' needs.  While your job duties may fluctuate day to day, we expect to see you grow and enhance your learning experience!


    For first time interns- an opportunity to see what field work is all about and how it relates to your school work by:

    • Observing and documenting field activities related to the construction process
    • Sampling, testing, and inspecting soils, aggregates, concrete, grout, masonry, asphalt, and structural steel placement
    • Performing calculations and data reduction of test results along with drafting
    • Using field screening equipment and documenting readings
    • Reading maps, following directions, and interpreting engineering and construction plans
    • Interacting and communicating daily with contractors, technicians, and project managers

    For experienced interns- an opportunity to do some more advanced field work but also see how we solve problems and deliver results to our clients by:

    • Testing of soils, foundations, reinforced and post-tensioned concrete, masonry, structural steel, and asphalt pavement
    • Determining and/or performing appropriate laboratory tests
    • Attending project meetings and assisting in project resolutions
    • Assisting with preparation of proposals
    • Assisting with scheduling, training, and oversight of Field Technicians
    • Assist with managing project budgets and invoicing


    • Actively pursuing a Bachelor or Master degree in civil engineering, construction management, or related degree
    • Interest in how building materials are utilized in the construction process
    • Previous internship experienceis preferred but not required
    • Able to lift/carry 40 – 100 lbs. multiple times a day

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


    In addition to providing competitive salaries, F&R offers a wide range of benefit options, including:

    • Comprehensive group medical insurance, including health, dental, vision and life
    • Opportunity for professional growth and advancement
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Paid time off
    • Company–observed paid holidays
    • Short and long-term disability coverage
    • 401K retirement with company match

    We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and highly encourage resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. We extend equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual’s age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other reason protected by federal, state or local law.


    F&R participates in the USCIS E-Verify Program to verify that all new hires are authorized to work in the United States.



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