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Civil Engineer Co-op

  • Painesville, Ohio
  • Position ID: 2967
  • Minimum Experience: Entry Level
  • Education: HS
  • Registration: (Not Specified)
  • Required Skills: Microsoft Office
  • Sponsorship: Immigration related employment benefits, e.g. visa sponsorship, are not available for this position.


Interested in working with some of the top water experts in the industry? Burgess & Niple is seeking a full time Civil Engineering Co-op for Fall 2021 Semester in our Painesville, OH office to gain experience in water/wastewater design and analysis.

What you can expect as the major duties and responsibilities:

As an important part of the project team and under the supervision of a Professional Engineer, the co-op will utilize and further develop existing drafting skills in AutoCAD on a variety of water, sewer and treatment plant projects for municipal clients in the region. This will provide increased knowledge of municipal infrastructure design in a real-life application of civil engineering. You may be able to gain additional field experience, when possible, to assess and verify conditions prior to a project start-up. 

You may be a good fit if you have these skills and qualifications:

  • You are a current student in good academic standing pursuing a degree in civil engineering from an ABET accredited college or university
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs such as Excel and Word, AutoCAD experience is highly preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to work in at team setting
  • Valid driver's license with a good driving record

Housing is the responsibility of the Co-op. Typical work hours are Monday - Friday, 8am -5pm.

What we offer:

Burgess & Niple offers an excellent benefits package that includes your choice of medical plan, dental/vision coverage, immediate accrued paid time off, 401(k) with match and no vesting schedule, flexible spending or health savings account options, basic life insurance/short term & long term disability coverage at no cost to the employee, option to purchase supplemental life insurance, bonus program, flexible hours, hybrid work schedule options, tuition assistance, casual dress, opportunities for professional development and much more.

Why join us?

At Burgess & Niple, our employees are driven by a passion for advancing the built environment with exceptional concern for quality of life, safety and sustainability. We deliver creative solutions that exceed our clients’ goals and foster an environment that creates unlimited opportunities for employees.

Guided by our core values, we are a privately held firm with offices in twelve states and the District of Columbia and projects around the world. Through our Virtual Desktop Interface (VDI) and tech-savvy employees, we seamlessly collaborate regardless of location. Apply today and discover the limitless possibilities for your career at B&N.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Click here to view our Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Policy Statement.