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Intern (Water Infrastructure Engineering)

  • Job reference: NA-002081
  • Sector: Infrastructure, Water
  • Location: Henderson
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SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 11th largest global design firm by ENR in 2016 with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Henderson, NV Water Infrastructure Group as an Intern (Water Infrastructure Engineering).

The ideal candidate will be a college student who is currently pursuing their Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering (with a focus in Water Infrastructure preferably) who is available to work part time during the school year and/or summer.

The Intern will support staff performing work for private developers, utilities, and public works agencies in Southern Nevada and surrounding areas, including planning and civil engineering design in water and wastewater infrastructure.


Gathers, logs and summarizes field notes or other data to be used by technicians or professionals in technical studies or projects.

Establishes and maintains records or files of technical data or documents.

Performs mathematical calculations.

Performs various routine drafting and CAD assignments.

Assists in the preparation of graphic displays and presentation materials.

Assists in the preparation of simple hydraulic calculations and hydraulic models under the direction of a more experienced professional, with an emphasis on both pressure and gravity flow pipeline networks, and assists with the preparation of outcome reports.

Assists more experienced professionals with simple quality control checks, , checking computations, and/or reviewing design elements and drawings performed by others.

Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.


Pursuing a Bachelor’s Civil Engineering degree with a specialization in Water Infrastructure Engineering (or related Civil Engineering) from an accredited college/university.


Students within their Junior or Senior year.
Outstanding academic credentials.
Community and campus activity with leadership roles.
Membership in student chapters of industry specific organizations (i.e. ASCE, EES, AEE).


Good interpersonal skills and capable of developing technical writing, and communications skills.

AutoCAD Civil 3D experience is preferred.

Prior experience in Microsoft Office with a focus on Excel and Word is preferred.

Math skills to perform simple calculations.

Computer skills required to enter data in spreadsheets or databases. Ability to operate computer keyboard.




General Competencies expected of all Professionals and Managers are as follows: Client Service, Commitment, Communication, Innovation & Continuous Improvement, Professionalism, Quality, and Teamwork.

Ability to operate computer keyboard.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:

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