Airport Student Intern

GCW, Inc.

Job Description


Job Title:                Civil Engineering Student Intern
Department:        Airport
Reports To:           Project Manager


As a civil engineer student intern at GCW, you will have the opportunity to further your education by applying learned material in a professional employment setting, make new connections, and gain hands-on experience. You will work in a collaborative environment and support the Project Management team in efforts of design, document development and administration, depending on expertise and knowledge. This is a part-time position.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Performs simple calculations and computer data entry
  • Performs basic design tasks and drawings using computer-aided design (CADD)
  • Assists staff with various project tasks, including researching, compiling and evaluating project data, and preparing reports
  • Addressing utility/agency/project manager red lines and comments to plans
  • Attends in-house training programs

Airport Division

  • Conceptual Planning
  • Conceptual Design Report
  • Airside Design (Runway/Taxiway/Apron)
  • Landside Design (Roadway, Curb front, Parking)
  • FAA 7460
  • FAA Specifications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Possesses ability to apply engineering principles to evaluate and solve basic engineering problems.

Education and Experience Requirements

Currently enrolled in University/College Civil Engineering Program.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Working knowledge of CAD Civil 3D software and Microsoft programs (Word, Excel, Project) is a plus. Valid driver’s license. Travel in personal vehicle may be required.


*Please note this job description is designed to contain a listing of essential activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee to successfully perform this job. This list is not meant to be an all-inclusive list as duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.  This job description is not intended to create or imply an employment contract; the employee/employer relationship remains at-will.