Otak is looking to hire a Civil Designer Intern for our
Vancouver, WA office. This position will work on a wide variety of
projects throughout the Portland and SW Washington region including
municipal roadway, trail/sidewalk, grading, drainage/stormwater,
river/stream restoration, utilities, bridges, and other civic
projects for various clients. The ideal candidate will be
self-motivated with an enthusiastic, team-oriented attitude.
This will be a summer internship position for up to 6
What will you be doing?
* Perform design services related to roadway/trail and site
layout, grading, drainage/stormwater, utilities, and erosion
control in conformance with local, state and federal regulations. *
Assist with hydrologic and hydraulic analysis. * Structures design
and support analysis * Assists with the preparation of construction
plans using AutoCAD/Civil 3D or Bentley Microstation. * Assists
with quantity takeoffs and the preparation of construction cost
estimates. * Apply AutoCAD and/or GIS skills to produce supporting
figures/design documents. * Perform Field work in assistance to
staff for design data collection * Assists with construction
support services. * Other tasks as assigned
What are we looking for?
* Top tier academic performers who are obtaining a University
degree in Civil, Construction, other related Engineering field *
Strong verbal and written communication skills. * Demonstrated
experience with AutoCAD/Civil 3D, or Microstation/OpenRoads is a
plus. * Candidates who are cultivating interests beyond academics
and active in their local communities.
Why work at Otak?
When you work at Otak, you aren't just joining a firm - you're
joining a community. We believe our best work happens in a culture
of collaboration and inclusion, where the expertise of diverse
individuals can thrive in a foundation of teamwork. The work
environment we create is built on a simple concept: working on
interesting projects with interesting people. However, we don't
just believe in cultivating our own community; we're also committed
to enriching the communities around us with smart, creative
solutions. We know our employees make an investment in us, so we're
committed to making an investment in them. Seasoned experts and
young professionals work together to encourage personal growth and
skill development at all experience levels. Plus, we're expanding -
and we're dedicated to developing an internal infrastructure with
the strength and talent to support that growth.
Otak employees have a progressive mindset and sustainable
community perspective. We encourage our staff to volunteer in their
communities by giving them an option to earn extra vacation time
for their volunteer hours. Otak combines the best of a small firm
mentality with strong collaboration across disciplines with the
plentiful opportunities to work on exciting projects offered by a
growing firm. We also encourage life balance and foster a fun work
environment. Our Northwest sensibilities are reflected in our
commitment to sustainability and diversity. And believing that
diversity fosters innovation and strengthens our skills, we embrace
a culture of inclusion and equity in our company and in our
We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate
based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual
orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability. We
will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals
with a disability where appropriate.