Seeking aspiring engineers for internships.

Looking for a career in civil engineering? OMEGA is seeking ambitious college juniors and seniors to intern for some of the largest construction engineering projects currently underway in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. Start your career off right by gaining access to transportation experts, hands-on experience in the field, and exposure to massive projects changing the way Chicagoland moves.

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Work on interesting, large-scale projects here at OMEGA.

Our current construction management project portfolio includes a $4 billion, 22-mile corridor widening and reconstruction project, and a $700 million multi-expressway interchange reconstruction project at one of the busiest traffic junctions in the world.


Interns will perform routine engineering tasks under supervision of a Resident or Construction Engineer. Interns may assist other employees in various tasks depending on his or her interests, but will typically support one or more engineers on a current project. Interns will shadow live operations, be assigned individual tasks to support larger projects, and experience the day-to-day workings of the job.

Potential responsibilities include:

  • Support construction teams in the execution of transportation projects in the Chicagoland region
  • Fieldwork including survey and/or inspection assistance
  • Review and understand contract plans and specifications and ensure adherence in the field
  • Gain an understanding of policies and procedures of associated owner or agency for the project
  • Provide technical support in various stages of the project
  • Participate in internal project meetings
  • Perform other duties such as writing memos, letters, reports, data collection, maintaining records, etc.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A degree or pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Construction Management or related field
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Desire to learn
  • Interest in construction

Ready to work with us?

OMEGA is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act), pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other status(es) protected by Federal, Illinois, or local law.

Work for a firm that works for you.

Resident Engineer

Ready to manage large-scale, complex projects with some of the largest transportation government agencies in Illinois? As a Resident Engineer, you’ll be tackling some of the largest projects in the Chicagoland region. Lead the way.

Construction Engineer

Time for a challenge? Our Construction Engineers gain invaluable experience on incredible projects to launch their careers. Be part of a team changing the landscape of how Chicago lives, works and moves.


Start your career in transportation off right by interning with OMEGA where you’ll have access to industry experts, exposure to some of the largest transportation projects in Illinois and hands-on experience from day one.