Civil Engineering Intern (Summer 2024)

Job Locations US-NV-Reno
Engineering & Advisory
Position Type
Regular Full Time

Position Overview

Power your future with Qualus as a Civil Engineering Intern.  Our Interns partner with our engineering teams in completing electrical and structural design packages for the power utility industry.  They help develop electrical and structural drawings using AutoCAD and/or AutoCAD Civil 3D and perform quality assurance checks with the supervision of senior-level engineers.  Interns must be a Junior or Senior in college pursing a Civil Engineering bachelors degree.  


  • Create drawings using AutoCAD and/or AutoCAD Civil 3D.
  • Perform quality assurance checks on electrical and structural drawings under Senior Engineering supervision.
  • Adhere to industry standards and codes for substation design with a focus on civil site layout, grading, storm drainage, roads, and environmental and governmental permitting requirements.
  • Create engineering support documentation.
  • Provide administrative support as needed.




  • Full-time Junior or Senior in an ABET-accredited program pursuing BS degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Intermediate drafting skills using AutoCAD and/or AutoCAD Civil 3D.
  • Educational experience in foundation and structural design.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • Authorized to work in the United States.

Company Overview

Qualus is a leading pure-play power services firm and innovator at the forefront of the energy transition, with differentiated capabilities across grid modernization, resiliency, security, and sustainability. The firm partners with utilities, commercial, industrial, renewable developers, and government clients, offering comprehensive solutions through boutique and integrated advisory, planning, engineering, digital solutions, program management, and specialized field services. Qualus also provides software and technology enabled solutions and develops breakthrough solutions for critical power industry issues such as distributed and variable resource integration, emergency management, and secure data exchange. The firm has over 1,000 professionals, with offices throughout the U.S. and Canada.


Qualus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate the unique differences of our employees because that is what drives curiosity, innovation, and the success of our business. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in locations where we operate.


At Qualus, we believe everyone has value; and that the diversity and inclusion among our teams is what sets us apart for optimal success. We put people first because we care. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. For details, view a copy of the Qualus Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement here.


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