Structural Engineering Intern


DrJ is seeking a student or recent graduate with coursework emphasis in structural engineering who is willing to learn and apply themselves in a variety of engineering projects. This is full time internship position in a fast-paced environment. The position requires a strong understanding of engineering principles to find cost effective and technically sound solutions for clients. The work is technical and analytical, requiring the use of building codes, standards, and guidelines as well as specialized technical problem solving and ingenuity. Applicants should be self-motivated and willing to take on a variety of tasks while communicating effectively with our engineering team.


  • Assist on a variety of engineering projects with oversight from an engineer/mentor
    • Perform design calculations for Unistrut-framed medical equipment supports
    • Engineer repair details for metal plate connected wood trusses
    • Draft structural details and layouts using CAD software
  • Assist lab technicians with structural component testing, data entry, and data processing
  • Write research reports on topics within the wood construction industry
  • Perform site inspections with structural engineer
  • Assist with developing calculators and design aides to improve process efficiency


  • Bachelor’s Degree or working towards Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Structures
  • EIT certification or plans to obtain EIT certification
  • Coursework with steel, concrete, and wood building design as well as structural analysis
  • Experience using AutoCAD and/or Revit
  • Interest in developing automated systems for repetitive tasks using TEDDS, VBA, Mathcad, etc.
  • Ability to use Finite Element Analysis software (e.g., SAP2000, RISA) preferred
  • Strong communication skills

About DrJ

Founded in 2011, one of DrJ Engineering LLC’s primary objectives is to support the construction industry by evaluating new and innovative building materials, products, services, designs, and/or methods of construction for use in the structural and building envelope sector. In 2015, DrJ received its ANSI accreditation as a product certification body under ISO/IEC 17065 to provide certification within our area of expertise.

The team at DrJ works alongside creative companies to bring new and existing products, processes, and services to the market professionally, reliably, and cost-effectively through generally accepted engineering practice and our unique approach to ANAB ISO/IEC 17065 accredited certification services. We excel at providing code compliance for alternative materials through research reports called Technical Evaluation Reports (TER), which include the option for signed and sealed TERs, giving clients, design professionals, and building officials a higher level of confidence in the certified product.

As the engineering branch of the Qualtim family of brands, DrJ is part of an exceptional team focused on providing innovative solutions and support in a variety of areas that can make all the difference for the future success of our clients. Learn more about how we help building innovation thrive.