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Black & Veatch Process/Chemical Engineer Intern - Hybrid in Des Moines, Iowa

Process/Chemical Engineer Intern - Hybrid

Date: Sep 5, 2023



Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

Together, we own our company, our future, and our shared success.

As an employee-owned company, our people are Black & Veatch. We put them at the center of everything we do and empower them to grow, explore new possibilities and use their diverse talents and perspectives to solve humanity's biggest challenges in an ever-evolving world. With over 100 years of innovation in sustainable infrastructure and our expertise in engineering, procurement, consulting and construction, together we are building a world of difference.

Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 99959

Opportunity Type : College Intern

Relocation eligible : Yes

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes

The Opportunity

As a Process/Chemical Engineer Intern , you would function as a technical specialist, developing process solutions, performing treatment evaluations, and developing designs for facility enhancements. With some direction, you will develop and apply fundamental process engineering techniques, concepts, and approaches to solve complex water quality treatment problems. You will provide technical assistance on either Drinking Water, Wastewater, Industrial Section, Chemical Feed, or Gas Fuels & Chemical projects.

Internship Program Benefits:

  • Hands-on experience at an employee-owned engineering, procurement, consulting, and construction company.

  • Learning opportunities through mentorship and co/lab trainings.

  • Networking opportunities with leading experts in the industry.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Pursuing a Bachelors or Masters degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Biological Systems Engineering

  • Experience or knowledge in Drinking Water, Wastewater, Industrial, or Gas, Fuels and Chemicals preferred

  • Strong background and expertise in environmental water, chemical, or biological processes and engineering systems

  • Knowledge of water or wastewater treatment process engineering principles or process modeling software

  • Technical Skills in leadership, collaboration, communication, and teamwork

Minimum Qualifications

No experience required. Current enrollment in ABET accredited university in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering program. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Work Environment

Professionals located near a Black & Veatch office have the option of a hybrid work model that offers a balance between working together in person and the flexibility of remote work. Our hybrid work model means you will work three days in the office and two days from another location of your choice.

Hybrid Role Locations:

  • Drinking Water: Bloomington, MN; Houston, TX; Dallas, TX; Orlando, FL; Tampa, FL; Coral Gables, FL; PhoenixAZ

  • Wastewater: Houston, TX; Dallas, TX; Orlando, FL; Tampa, FL; Coral Gables, FL; Columbus, OH; Atlanta, GA;Chicago, IL

  • Industrial Water: Overland Park, KS; Ann Arbor, MI

  • Chemical Feed: Overland Park, KS; Ann Arbor, MI

  • Gas Fuels & Chemicals: Overland Park, KS; Houston, TX

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade


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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.

Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

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