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Civil Engineering Co-Op

Company: D.S. Brown Company
Location: North Baltimore
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Founded in 1890, The D.S. Brown Company is a world-wide leader and supplier of engineered products to the bridge and highway industry. Headquartered in North Baltimore, Ohio the Company actively sells to bridge and pavement contractors, specialty subcontractors, and construction product distributors. The D.S. Brown Company is currently seeking applicants for a Civil Engineering Co-Op at our North Baltimore facility.

Position Summary

The Engineering Co-op reports to the Engineering Manager (or assigned Engineer) and will be tasked from an array of responsibilities including but not limited to project detailing work, writing, or updating procedures, assisting Project Engineers or the Engineering Manager with other improvement projects within the department, etc.

Primary Accountabilities (Essential Duties)

  • Preparation and/or updating checklist or other procedural documents within the engineering department
  • Researching and updating state and industry standard specifications and tolerances
  • Improvement projects which could include creating CAD models, standard details, etc.
  • Working with operations group on efficiency improvement initiatives for welding, material handling, storage, machining, etc.
  • Use computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment for detailing of fabricated/structural products for preparation of shop drawings.
  • Utilize company project checklist to minimize errors and provides input for continuous improvement.
  • Supports management and colleagues in implementing continuous improvement initiatives identified in yearly and long-term goals. In addition to the accountabilities listed above, individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload.

    Supervisory Responsibilities: None

    Position Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary accountability satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Additionally, the physical demands and the work environment typically encountered are listed below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

    Education / Experience: (an equivalent combination of education and experience required to successfully complete the primary accountabilities is indicated below)

    Degree: Bachelors (In Progress) Major: Civil Engineering

    Years of Experience: Has completed at least 4 semesters (or 6 quarters) of undergraduate program

    Competencies / Technical Skills

    Core Competencies: Team Player; Individual Contributor; Building Collaborative Relationships; Internal & External Customer Orientation; Result Orientation; Personal Reliability

    Organizational Competencies: Initiative, Communication skills, Multi-tasking, Detail Oriented, and Time Management

    Technical Skills:
    • Experience using AutoCAD, SolidWorks preferred
    • Good geometry and trigonometry skills
    • Basic understanding of how products are purchased, machined, fabricated.

      Licenses / Certifications


      Physical Requirements (Approximate time spent to be included in physical demands such as walking, or bending, specific lifting requirements and/or other requirements such as vision or hearing.

      May be required to lift up to 30 pounds and sit for prolonged periods at a desk and/or working on a computer. Must be able to sit, walk, see and hear.

      Work Conditions

      Environment: Office

      Travel: None


      DS Brown offers a full range of benefits including medical, dental, vision, short & long term disability plans, flex spending & health savings accounts, 11 company holidays, PTO (Paid Time Off), 401k with excellent company match, wellness programs, education assistance, uniforms allowances, and boot reimbursement programs.

      We're an equal employment employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


Keywords: D.S. Brown Company, Toledo , Civil Engineering Co-Op, Engineering , North Baltimore, Ohio

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