Freight Rail Intern
Irvine, CA 
Posted 4 days ago
Job/Internship Description

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

Watch Our Story:

We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

This position is specifically for an upcoming field services project located nearest to Ludlow, CA. Candidate will be responsible for daily observation and reporting of contractor operations (i.e. construction field inspector). The candidate will be required to be on-site full-time during schedule contractor operations, generally Monday - Friday 0600hrs to 1600hrs. Candidate will be reimbursed for actual travel expenses (rental car and gas) and provided a per diem allotment for each day of contractor operations.

In the role of Freight Rail Intern, we'll count on you to:

* Offer real-world experience on exciting projects

* Connect with recent college graduates and our company leaders through mentoring and young professionals programs

* Apply standard engineering techniques and procedures

* Perform assignments under the direct supervision of a professional or Project Manager

* Perform other duties as needed


Required Qualifications

* Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate Civil or Transportation Engineering program

* Attention to detail a must

* Must possess strong problem-solving and communication skills

* Basic Microsoft Office skills

* Permitted to work in the United States

* Ability to rent a vehicle for travel to and use at project site

* Availability for full-time/over-time field services at the project site location near Ludlow, CA generally between 0600hrs and 1600hrs through the week (Monday - Friday)

* An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

Preferred Qualifications

* Prefer 2 years completed toward degree with a minimum of 3.0 GPA

* Demonstrated knowledge of software packages related to field of study/industry


At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

We provide a comprehensive benefits package that promotes employee ownership, employee health, performance, and success, which includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, an employee assistance program, paid time off, parental leave, paid holidays, 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match, employee referral bonuses. The expected compensation range for this position is $21.00 - $25.00 annually/hourly depending upon skills, experience, education and geographical location.

Primary Location: United States-California-Irvine
Industry: Freight Rail
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Temporary
BusinessClass: Transit Engineering
Job Posting: Mar 21, 2023

At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.

USA: We are a Federal Contractor, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.

CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.

At HDR, health and safety matters.

For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy.

If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Type of Compensation
College Credits Earned
Tuition Assistance
Required Student Status
Preferred Majors
Email this Job to Yourself or a Friend
Indicates required fields