Start your engineering career with a Wells internship at our Waulkesha WI, Valders WI, or Crystal Lake, IL location.
Wells is a creative leader in the construction and prefabricated building solutions industry, focused on inspiring pride in communities. We work collaboratively with architects, engineers, contractors, developers, and owners to reduce risk, build confidence, and deliberately plan for success.
Description: With Wells you will learn to turn an idea into a full-fledged project. You'll get to see your impact first-hand, with visits to production plants, trips to active jobsites and a hands-on steel fabrication experience. As an integral Wells team member, you will become a passionate problem solver and work on projects that transform communities.
Enhance your education with hands-on experience.
Bolster your classroom knowledge at a one-of-a-kind engineering summer internship. You'll have the opportunity to learn about the Precast and Construction world from the ground up, with guidance from tenured industry experts.
Throughout this unique experience you'll be entrusted to:
-Complete basic design calculations for small prestressed Hollowcore plank projects
-Learn to read construction drawings (Structural & Architecture), and precast shop drawings on current projects
-Perform erection drawing checks to review for accuracy and completeness in accordance with engineering design, building codes and construction drawings
-Use high level industry software including MathCAD, Revit, Erkisson software, and Bluebeam to rework connection details and designs
-Learn about building codes and PCI guidelines, and complete design examples from the PCI Design Handbook
-Coordinate among engineering/design technicians/production to build communication skills
Key Requirements, Skills, & Qualifications
-A background in Engineering-Structural focus, structural analysis and design course work is required.
-As well as a basic knowledge of MathCAD and Bluebeam, and strong communication skills. This summer internship opportunity can be a part time or full-time position, with a maximum of 40 hours per week.
Wells is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Wells participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your I-9 Form information to confirm you are authorized to work in the U.S.
Wells values our employees and is committed to providing a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. We offer paid holidays, health, dental and vision insurance, as well as flex spending for medical and daycare, a health savings account, and 401(k) plan with profit sharing. We'll also pay your premium for short- and long-term disability, and life insurance.*
*Please note that the benefits listed here are for non-union employees. Benefits for union employees are covered under separate collective bargaining agreements which can be obtained through their union business agent or their HR representative.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)