Structural Engineering Intern
at Tetra Tech

Date Posted: 6/24/2019

Job Description

Are you ready to take the next step in your career? Do you want to do meaningful work that improves quality of life? At Tetra Tech, you will work with high-performing teams who are passionate about using their expertise to find solutions to complex problems in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. 

Our Louisville, Kentucky office is seeking a full or part-time Structural Engineering Intern to assist with projects of various construction types in a wide range of industry sectors.  This Intern position provides the opportunity to obtain experience that will further your education and/or  

career interests in architectural and structural engineering consulting. The Intern will assist the structural engineering staff on various types of projects including: Department of Defense, commercial, education, civil works, water, wastewater, stormwater, utilities, forensic, historic  

renovation, and other municipal projects.

The Intern must be enrolled in an ABET Accredited 4-year degree program focused around Civil/Structural Engineering or be a recent graduate from such a program. Certificate for Engineer-in-Training (NCEES FE Exam) preferred.   


  • Prefer candidates with working knowledge of AutoCAD and/or Revit Structure
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs such as: Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point
  • Articulate and concise use of written and verbal English language communications
  • Ability to work well in team settings
  • Must be a self-starter capable of handling solo projects as well as working with a group
  • Eager to learn and expand your skillset
  • Detail oriented 


  • Assisting structural engineers on a multitude of projects
  • Preparing design calculations of structural systems
  • Assist with writing forensic and investigation reports
  • Defining structural systems by modeling in Revit and Risa 3D
  • Use Revit 3D to produce structural plans and details
  • Become familiar with local and state codes, as well as Federal Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC) guidelines.
  • Utilizing structural engineering software tools
  • Participating in Construction Administration activities by reviewing shop drawings and submittals

Job Requirements

About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of high-end consulting and engineering services for projects worldwide. We combine the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. We are Leading with Science® to provide sustainable and resilient solutions for our clients.

At Tetra Tech, we provide a collaborative environment that supports individual performance, innovation, and creativity. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits. Learn more by visiting

For more information on our company, please visit our website at To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Tetra Tech is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability - No calls or agencies

Job Snapshot

About Us

As a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide, Tetra Tech seeks clear sustainable solutions that improve the quality of life. In a complex world with competing demands for limited resources, we offer clear solutions made possible by our sound science, understanding, innovation, and industry-leading approaches. To achieve and sustain our goals, we need your talent and energy!

As a member of our team, you will be encouraged to think outside the box and explore new technologies, ideas, and business trends that contribute to your personal and professional development as well as company success.

A career with Tetra Tech means a diverse, collaborative work environment, opportunities to involve yourself in self-directed project efforts, work/life balance, and a wide range of benefits. With offices and project opportunities in locations around the world, you can find an opportunity that matches your career goals and geographic preference.

Come discover how rewarding a career with Tetra Tech can be.

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