With over 1,200 employees nationwide, KPFF is an engineering-focused company that is organized around the philosophy that great people thrive in an environment that enables freedom and independence while also providing the necessary amount of accountability and support.
Trust and excellence are foundational values for our company. Our non-bureaucratic approach depends on passionate, trustworthy people who are dedicated to excellence in everything they do.
We focus on long-term stability and prudent growth by building lasting relationships, maintaining an excellent reputation, helping improve our profession, helping our clients to succeed, and providing increasing opportunities for the great people that make up KPFF.
KPFF Special Projects – We have recognized that there are specialized issues associated with the development of certain projects, which require unique management and technical skills. The KPFF Special Projects Group was established to directly address these concerns with a unique combination of focused dedication to successful delivery via specialized project managers, a highly qualified technical staff, and a predisposition to think and act innovatively. Special Projects has offices located in Seattle & Tacoma, WA, and Long Beach, CA, with a total staff size of 90+ people.
Our work generally leans toward heavy civil, structural, industrial, and waterfront infrastructure throughout the US. Our Long Beach office also designs many site development, housing, and street improvement projects. We are frequently tasked with solving unusual, multi-discipline challenges that require an innovative and team-oriented approach.
Civil Engineer – KPFF’s Special Projects Group is seeking a full-time or part-time CIVIL Intern in our Long Beach office.
KPFF is seeking a motivated Junior or Senior level Civil Engineering student for a summer internship in the Long Beach Office of our Special Projects Division. The Civil Engineering Internship being offered is up to 20 hours per week for 2.5 to 4 months depending on the candidate’s availability or KPFF workload. Job responsibilities will vary by project and individual intern, but generally include the following:
The Long Beach Office works closely with the Pacific Northwest offices of KPFF's Special Projects Division located in Seattle and Tacoma, Washington. These offices are part of a dynamic 90+ person group that provides planning, civil, structural, and mechanical engineering, as well as project management and construction management. We provide these services on a wide range of project types through all stages of development.
Current project types and potential work includes:
Job Skills & Abilities Guidelines:
KPFF's Special Projects Long Beach office is part of a dynamic 90+ person group that provides project management, planning, civil & structural engineering, mechanical engineering, and machinery design. We provide these services on a wide range of project types through all stages of development.
Typical project types include: