Co-op Civil Engineering - Site Design
Brookfield, WI 
Posted 23 days ago
Job Description


Ranked #3 as a Top Workplace, raSmith is a multi-disciplinary consulting civil and structural engineering and land surveying firm. We work on projects nationwide from our seven locations in Wisconsin, Illinois and California.

At raSmith, our culture is focused on client service, quality and innovation. We strongly believe in work/life balance and employee development. These attributes and our people-oriented environment have led us to receive numerous project and culture awards.

Our Co-Op Program delivers unparalleled real-world experience. Co-Ops will work side-by-side with raSmith project managers, engineers and technicians on projects designed to teach, stretch and shape your thinking. Participants are encouraged to hone their problem-solving abilities and develop technical skills through challenging project assignments. Our program consists of 3 co-op terms (1 summer can count as a term) and serves as a gateway to job opportunities at raSmith after graduation.

We currently have an opening for a Co-op student to begin in September 2024 or January 2025 at our Brookfield, WI office (approximately 10 miles west of downtown Milwaukee). We are looking for students with an interest in gaining practical engineering experience through on-the-job training. Our diverse land development projects include retail, healthcare, commercial, mixed-use, multifamily residential and single family subdivision site design as well as road improvement design. The co-op tasks are equally diverse, depending on our current projects.

Site Design Co-op - Primary Responsibilities:

On any given day our co-op students could be working on the following:

  • Pre-development due diligence
  • Exhibit preparation
  • Permit application
  • Site planning
  • Civil 3D design tasks including grading or utility design, technical writing or other tasks to assist the project engineers

raSmith Co-ops receive extensive training and mentorship throughout their work terms, and they are highly regarded and sought after upon graduation.


Qualified Students must meet the following requirements:

  • Have completed the Sophomore Year of a 4 year Bachelor of Science Program in Civil Engineering at an accredited college or university.
  • Have technical skills to include exposure to AutoCAD, Civil 3D and Microsoft Office products
  • Able to solve basic engineering problems and have good decision-making skills
  • Skilled at planning by accurately scoping out length and difficulty of tasks and projects
  • Have excellent communication, detail orientation, interpersonal skills, and be a team player

Our corporate culture focused on client service, quality and the tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do, as well as our friendly/family atmosphere, has led us to receive numerous awards, for both innovative projects as well as local and national recognition as a top employer.

At raSmith, we offer our employees more than just a job; we offer an opportunity to shape the world for future generations to come through innovation and design. You are invited to visit our website at: to learn more about our people and organization.

We are proud to be an EOE/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disabled employer.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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