Manufacturing/Industrial/Mechanical Engineering Co-op
Jackson, MS
Job Description

Volkert, a Top 100 design firm (ENR #87), is engineering the future of infrastructure in Transportation, Energy, Water, and the Environment. We are searching for a motivated Engineer Intern to join our Gulf Design team located in Jackson, MS.

The ideal candidate will assist their department by performing basic engineering-related tasks including research, development, design and delivery on assigned project(s).


  • Contributes to the preparation or modification of reports, plans and designs for projects.
  • Assists in the preparation of project quantity and cost estimates.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Participate in the collection and analysis of data and preparation of satisfactory designs
  • Perform design calculations and conduct investigative analyses toward completion of assigned design tasks, and direct preparation of design specifications
  • Perform quantity estimates, detailing and check calculations and drawings
  • Organize scheduling of specific tasks and assignments

Bachelor's degree in Engineering

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering
  • Transportation concentration
  • Previous internship/co-op experience
  • EIT Certification is Desired
  • Experience with AutoCAD and/or MicroStation

Volkert is an employee-owned firm, and our culture is expressed in the way we live out our five-fold mission, which serves as a guide for our actions every day.

  • To serve the public in a professional and ethical manner
  • To serve our clients with quality, innovation, and honest value
  • To serve our employees through sustainable corporate growth, employee ownership, and personal development
  • To serve our profession by promoting the highest standards of practice
  • To serve our neighbors through community service

The words of our chairman, Perry Hand, capture best why we do what we do:

"An engineer is put forth on earth to solve problems. Engineers brought us the quality of life we enjoy today. Together we have laid the groundwork for future generations to continue building upon, so that our future can be as prosperous as our past."

If you share this passion and want to make a difference, please apply!

Job Type Internship