Transportation Engineering Co-op - Spring 2021 - (NOR0000ZU)

  • Jacobs
  • Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston-US MA Boston - 120 St. James Avenue
  • Sep 23, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description


Our Boston office is seeking a co-op student to work in our Highway/Transportation Group from January to July 2021. Currently, due to COVID-19, our office is working remotely to the end of this calendar year. If remote work continues into 2021 – we would plan for our co-op student to also work remotely and be sent a company laptop for their internship.


This individual will work with a variety of experienced Engineer’s and senior staff and will be exposed to a variety of engineering challenges in their specific discipline. This position involves assisting the Highway/Transportation Group with aspects of roadway design and the production of construction plans and engineering documents for key clients such as MassDOT Highway and the MBTA. The majority of the work effort will involve AutoCAD Civil 3D software, quantity and cost estimation, and various field work and production support activities.


Current and upcoming design projects include several complete streets projects which involve improvements such as a two-way separated bike lane, a shared-use path, roundabouts, and traffic calming features. Other projects include long corridor projects which incorporate new or reconstructed traffic signals as well as municipal transportation studies involving complete streets design planning and cut-through traffic mitigation. The individual selected for this position may also be exposed to various field work opportunities including Road Safety Audits, data collection, infrastructure inspections, and site visits.

  • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited Civil Engineering program;
  • Invested interest in transportation and roadway design;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Previous experience in roadway design and plan production with AutoCAD Civil 3D;
  • Ability to self-motivate and work productively without supervision;
  • Written and verbal communications skills;
  • Time management and attention to detail;
  • Organizational skills to effectively document design decisions and calculations;
 Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language. 

Primary Location

: United States-Massachusetts-Boston-US MA Boston - 120 St. James Avenue

Job Posting

: Sep 23, 2020, 6:26:05 PM


: Civil/Structural



Job Type

: Cooperative
Job Classification: Fulltime - Temporary

Work Locations

US MA Boston - 120 St. James Avenue 
120 St James Avenue, Suite 500  
 Boston 02116
Capabilities: Transit and Rail