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Fall 2022 Industry Open House

Thursday, September 22, 2022
1:00 am - 4:00 pm

EER Atrium

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What is Industry Open House?
FAQ's
Companies Attending
Conversation Starters
Registration and Contact Info

 

What is Industry Open House?

Hosted by the University of Texas Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering, the Industry Open House isn't just a career fair.

This event is an industry consortium dedicated to informing students about career opportunities within the field of civil, architectural and environmental engineering. IOH 2022 will take place in the public atrium of our state-of-the-art UT Engineering Education and Research Center, allowing professionals and students to connect in an environment that both educates and simultaneously inspires. 

 

FAQ's

What's the difference between the Industry Open House and the Engineering Expo?
Industry Open House is dedicated specifically to CAEE students and professionals specifically within the field of civil, architectural and environmental engineering, while the Expo is open to all engineering disciplines.
 
What's the difference between Industry Open House and a career fair?
While typical career fairs focus on job and internship openings, Industry Open House is intended to be an educational experience for our students! Engineers can also be lawyers, entrepreneurs, advisors, philanthropists...opportunities are endless and we want our students to see this first hand from industry professionals.
In addition to learning about internships and job openings, students are encouraged to ask questions about research topics, potential career paths, recommended classes for specific career paths, and more!
 
Who can attend the event?
The event is open to both undergraduate and graduate engineering students with an interest in civil, architectural and environmental engineering.
 
What should I expect when attending this event?
The format for this event is casual. Companies are assigned to a table, and students will float, looking to make a connection! 
 
Do I have to be registered in order to attend the event?
While we appreciate registration for an accurate count when planning, registration is not required when attending the event.
 
Should I bring a resume/CV?
Yes, you are encouraged to bring a resume/CV to use as a talking point.
 
What attire is recommended?
This event is not formal, but business casual is recommended.
 
I have class during this time- do I have to show up right at 1 PM?
No- you may come by anytime!
 
 

Companies Attending

Architectural Engineers Collaborative I aecollab.com

Looking for: Architectural Engineers

See them for info on: Internship/pre-professional opportunities, Career opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students

Architectural Engineers Collaborative (AEC) was established by experienced structural engineers with a mission to practice architectural engineering. Our name is descriptive of the company’s ongoing mission and intrinsic belief that structural design and architectural design are inseparable in the realm of building. The architectural engineer at AEC extends their design role beyond the mathematic and economic evaluation of a structural framework to examine the impact of structure on a building as a whole. Our engineers understand and embrace the basic constraints of site, program, sustainability, and budget in order to design structures that are complementary to the goals of our clients.

 

BGE, Inc I bgeinc.com/

Looking for: Civil Engineers, Environmental Engineers

See them for info on: Internship/pre-professional opportunities, Mentorship opportunities, Career opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students

BGE, Inc. is a multi-faceted, award-winning consulting firm specializing in engineering, environmental, surveying, construction management, and planning and landscape architecture services. BGE is the ideal springboard for launching your career. The sheer variety of projects we take on will give you a taste of what’s possible—and can help guide you on your career trajectory. We expect a lot from our recruits because they are quickly put in positions to contribute. To infuse our ranks with the best and brightest, we look to colleges and universities with strong engineering, environmental, business and management programs.

 

Burns & McDonnell I burnsmcd.com/

Looking for: Civil Engineers, Architectural Engineers, Environmental Engineers

See them for info on: Internship/pre-professional opportunities, Career opportunities for undergraduate students and graduate students

At Burns & McDonnell, you are empowered to write your own story. If you have big dreams — and the talent and ambition to back them up — this is your kind of place. Entrepreneurial spirit drives us to explore big ideas and discover new opportunities. From offices across the U.S. and around the world, our engineers, architects, planners, construction professionals, technologists and scientists take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking. Our culture of employee ownership plays a vital role — each of us takes a stake in every project we touch, knowing that when we’re moving together in the same direction, we create amazing results for our clients.

 

City of Austin Watershed Protection Development

Looking for: Civil Engineers, Environmental Engineers

See them for info on: Internship/pre-professional opportunities, Career opportunities for undergraduate students and graduate students

The City of Austin Watershed Protection Department protects lives, property and the environment of our community by reducing the impact of flooding, erosion and water pollution. Originally called the Drainage Utility, the Watershed Protection Department was established in 1991 to manage the City’s creeks, drainage systems and water quality programs.

 

CP&Y I cpyi.com

Looking for: Civil Engineers, Architectural Engineers, Environmental Engineers

See them for info on: Internship/pre-professional opportunities, Mentorship opportunities, Career opportunities for undergraduate students and graduate students

Since 1980, CP&Y, an STV Company has strived to be an innovative and progressive engineering and architectural consulting firm. Over the past four decades, we have delivered advanced solutions for multi-discipline infrastructure projects. It is a success story with exceptional results that takes a dedicated, hands-on management approach. On October 1, 2021, CP&Y was acquired by STV, Inc. Founded more than 100 years ago, STV is a leader in providing engineering, architectural, planning, environmental, and program management and construction management services for transportation systems, infrastructure, buildings, energy, and other facilities.

 

Cude Engineers I cudeengineers.com

Looking for: Civil Engineers

See them for info on: Internship/pre-professional opportunities, career opportunities for undergraduate students

Cude Engineers was founded in 1980, and has since grown into a leading provider of comprehensive civil engineering services in south/central Texas. With offices in San Antonio, Austin, and San Marcos, Cude provides civil engineering, land planning, and surveying services to cultivate thriving communities. Today, our experienced staff makes up the “next generation” in engineering: well-versed in the language of public and private engineering, hydraulics and hydrology study and design, surveying, and field observation. Our staff combines responsiveness, innovation, and experience to position Cude Engineers at the forefront of engineering design and planning in South Central Texas.

 

Datum & Datum Rios I datumengineers.com

The strategic partnership of Datum Engineers + Datum Rios takes great pride in our reputation as innovative designers and creative problem solvers who collaborate with architects to help them create finely detailed buildings. Datum has earned a reputation for developing innovative, cost-effective framing systems and for fast, efficient project delivery. We call this The Art of Structural Engineering. If you want to see some of our recent work – just look around you at the UT Engineering Education & Research Center (EER), UT Dell Medical School, and the Austin New Central Library! 

 

Flint Hills I fhr.com

Looking for: Civil Engineers, Environmental Engineers

See them for info on: Internship/pre-professional career opportunities for undergraduate students

From our production facilities and refineries, and through our pipelines, come the fuels and chemical building blocks critical to moving our modern way of life forward. We harness the power of innovation and responsible operations to find ways that will make tomorrow even better. As a Koch Industries company, our mission is to help people improve their lives by making and innovating valuable products and services. But Koch Industries isn’t just Koch. We have a variety of companies that work in many industries and create thousands of essential products that you use every day.

 

Geosyntec I geosyntec.com

Looking for: Civil Engineers, Environmental Engineers

See them for info on: Internship/pre-professional opportunities, Mentorship opportunities, Graduate research information, Career opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students

Geosyntec is a consulting and engineering firm that works with private and public sector clients to address new ventures and complex problems involving our environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure. Our mission is to help clients succeed through delivering exceptional service and best-value solutions for their endeavors. We are a vibrant, practice-centered business with a strong desire for continuous self-improvement and ongoing reinvention to meet the evolving needs of our current clients and to productively engage with new ones. We are highly regarded in core markets for delivering tailored, best-value solutions and for partnering with our clients.

 

Gessner Engineering I gessnerengineering.com/

Looking for: Civil Engineers, Environmental Engineers

See them for info on: Internship/pre-professional opportunities, Mentorship opportunities, Career opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students

Gessner Engineering is a woman owned professional services firm offering Civil, Structural, Geotechnical Engineering, Survey and Construction Materials Testing. With offices in Fort Worth, Georgetown, San Antonio and Bryan, Texas, our firm serves the Texas market we focus on Higher Education, Public and Estate Residential work state wide. At Gessner Engineering we believe we exist as a company so our team can live their best lives. We are invested in leadership development of our team members and ensuring best life at work and home are foundational to how our team members thrive.

 

Halff Associates I halff.com

Looking for: Civil Engineers, Architectural Engineers, Environmental Engineers
See them for info on: Internship/pre-professional opportunities

Halff is a mid-sized, employee-owned, diverse and multi-disciplined professional services firm. For more than 70 years, Halff has provided smarter solutions throughout the United States offering services in Architecture, Construction Services, Energy, Environmental, Geographic Information Systems, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Land and Site Development, Planning and Landscape Architecture, MEP Engineering, Public Works, Right of Way, Structural Engineering, Subsurface Utility Engineering/Utility Coordination, Surveying, Transportation, Water Resources and Water/Wastewater.

 

HDR I hdrinc.com

Looking for: Civil Engineers, Architectural Engineers, Environmental Engineers

See them for info on: Internship/pre-professional opportunities, career opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students

We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward. We specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists

 

Holmes US I holmes.us

Looking for: Civil Engineers

See them for info on: Internship/pre-professional opportunities, career opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students

Holmes is an international design firm with employees around the Pacific Rim and beyond. We solve complicated problems by striving for engineering elegance. In the US, we deliver premium structural and fire engineering as well as product development and testing. We believe projects become great by what you put into them. With inspired practicality, we reconcile the complex, competing interests and constraints, providing not just engineering but optimal solutions. In this way, we create more meaningful, integrated designs as a collaborative process in the vital pursuit of building great things.

 

IMEG Corp. I imegcorp.com

Looking for: Civil Engineers, Architectural Engineers

See them for info on: Internship/pre-professional opportunities, career opportunities for undergraduate students

Founded originally in 1955, IMEG’s strength is our willingness to collaborate and reach beyond the status quo, challenging ourselves to be thought leaders and innovators in the A/E/C industry. IMEG’s vast talent consists of program managers, design engineers, and dedicated construction administration personnel. At IMEG our specialties are designing high-performing building systems, infrastructure, program management and construction-related services, but our secret to success is found in our deep bench of 1,500 team members. For us, people-centered engineering is about more than the people we serve — it’s representative of the engaged employee culture we’ve worked hard to create.

 

L.A. Fuess Partners, Structural Engineers I lafp.com

Looking for: Civil Engineers, Architectural Engineers

See them for info on: Internship/pre-professional opportunities, career opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students

L.A. Fuess Partners is a Structural Engineering firm specializing in the design of commercial, residential, institutional, and industrial buildings. Lawrence A. Fuess founded the firm in 1979 with a vision based on trust, professionalism, and excellence of service. Guided by that vision throughout its history, L.A. Fuess Partners pursues innovative design solutions that contribute to the overall success of each project and benefit all project team members. Working within a culture committed to “doing what’s best for the project,” our engineers embrace engineering challenges that emerge during design and construction and seek to turn those challenges to each project’s advantage.

 

Linbeck Group I linbeck.com

Looking for: Architectural Engineers

See them for info on: Internship/pre-professional opportunities, career opportunities for undergraduate students

Linbeck is a Texas-based, technology-driven construction firm offering construction management, design/build, and integrated project delivery services. Linbeck has been recognized as a national leader in both applied technologies and lean construction. Engineering News Record (ENR) and Building Design & Construction, rank Linbeck among the top construction managers and building contractors in the U.S. The AGC has also presented Linbeck with an unprecedented 19 Build America Awards and 4 national safety awards. Linbeck offices in Houston, Fort Worth, and Austin. Linbeck's portfolio consists of healthcare, cultural, higher education, private primary and secondary education, and hospitality.

 

Martinez-Moore Engineers I martinezmooreengineers.com

Looking for: Civil Engineers, Architectural Engineers

See them for info on: Internship/pre-professional opportunities, career opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students

Martinez Moore Engineers, LLC is a Texas-based multi-discipline engineering firm with offices in Austin, Houston, Dallas, and Fort Worth, and is certified by the State of Texas as a Historically Underutilized Business (HUB). We are an affiliate firm of Martinez Engineering, LLC and Walter P. Moore and Associates, Inc.  Through our partnership with Walter P Moore, we bring together an unparalleled team of experienced structural and civil engineers as well as parking and building enclosure consultants.  We engineer cost- and resource-efficient, forward-thinking solutions, which help support and shape our communities.

 

Nelson Forensics I nelsonforensics.com

Looking for: Civil Engineers, Architectural Engineers

See them for info on: Internship/pre-professional opportunities, career opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students

Nelson Forensics, with multi-state offices, is a full-service progressive, multi-disciplined engineering firm, specializing in the area of Forensics.We are investigators who assess damage from perils such as hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, explosions, fires, windstorms, hail, structural failures, design defects, and construction defects.Our professionals provide forensic services including cause and origin and recommendations for remediation typically in an insurance, legal or design setting.

 

Page I pagethink.com

Looking for: Architectural Engineers

See them for info on: Internship/pre-professional opportunities, career opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students

With roots extending back to a two-person partnership formed in 1898, Page is one of the most prolifc and enduring architecture and engineering design practices. Page architects, engineers, interior designers, planners, strategic analysts and technical specialists provide services throughout the United States and abroad. Our diverse, international portfolio includes projects in the healthcare, academic, government and science and technology sectors, as well as civic, corporate and urban housing projects.The Page portfolio consists largely of complex projects that beneft from our integrated disciplines and that make a signifcant impact on the communities they serve.

 

Pape-Dawson Engineers I pape-dawson.com

Looking for: Civil Engineers, Environmental Engineers

See them for info on: Internship/pre-professional opportunities, career opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students

Pape-Dawson Engineers, Inc. was established in 1965 in San Antonio. Since then, we have opened offices in Austin, New Braunfels, Houston, Fort Worth, and Dallas to more effectively serve clients throughout the state. Our staff of 650+ professionals offers civil engineering consulting services in the areas of land development, transportation, water resources, surveying, environmental, hydrology/hydraulics, and GIS. We view each project and client interaction as an opportunity to fulfill our longstanding mission: to be the most respected engineering firm in our geographic and technical areas of practice.

 

Rimkus I rimkus.com

Looking for: Civil Engineers, Architectural Engineers

See them for info on: Internship/pre-professional opportunities, career opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students

Rimkus is a worldwide leader in forensic engineering and technical consulting. Operating from more than 110 offices around the globe, we provide services to corporations, insurance companies, law firms, and governmental agencies.  We are dedicated to the timely resolution of accidents, claims, and legal disputes.  We also provide technical solutions for the built environment, proactively identifying, mitigating, and helping to eliminate the complex risks inherent in the procurement, design, construction, and operations of facilities.

 

Schnabel Engineering I schnabel-eng.com

Looking for: Civil Engineers

See them for info on: Internship/pre-professional opportunities, career opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students

Schnabel is an employee-owned, professional civil engineering consulting firm that focuses on solving problems related to the earth and environment through specialization in dam, geotechnical, geostructural, and tunnel engineering. Schnabel's high standards for quality, business ethics, and concern for the communities they live in and support, are a vital part of who they are and what they offer. Founded in 1956, Schnabel has experienced tremendous success and growth through its dedication to excellence in client service, high quality, and value-added solutions. Schnabel is an ENR Top 500 Design Firm and Top 10 Dams and Reservoirs Design Firm with 475 employees in 22 offices in the US.

 

Shah Smith I shahsmith.com

Looking for: Architectural Engineers

See them for info on: Internship/pre-professional opportunities, career opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students

Established in 1994, Shah Smith & Associates, Inc. (SSA) is a 100+ person, Texas-based consulting engineering firm, with offices in Houston, Austin and Dallas. We provide innovative mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) engineering solutions for institutional, municipal, and commercial clients. We coordinate with utility providers, architects, engineers, and others to craft designs that are user-friendly, budget-conscious, and attuned to the Owner’s program of requirements. We use 3D modeling to provide designs that are true to form from the earliest stages, refining the design as the project progresses.

 

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) I sgh.com

Looking for: Civil Engineers, Architectural Engineers

See them for info on: Internship/pre-professional opportunities, career opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) is a national engineering firm committed to delivering holistic advice for our clients’ most complex challenges. We leverage our collective and diverse experience, technical expertise, and industry knowledge of structures and building enclosures, advanced analysis, code consulting, and applied science & research to deliver unrivaled, comprehensive solutions that drive superior performance. With more than 600 employees in eight office locations throughout the United States, SGH’s industry-leading teams constantly seek to advance the meaning of what’s possible.

 

Solidia Technologies I solidiatech.com

Looking for: Civil Engineers

See them for info on: Internship/pre-professional opportunities, career opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students

Solidia is a cement and concrete technology company, offering patented green solutions that make it easy and profitable to use CO2 to create superior, sustainable, building materials. The Technology has the potential to eliminate a minimum of 1.5 gigatonnes of CO2 each year.

 

Structural Engineering Associates I seatx.com

Looking for: Civil Engineers

See them for info on: Career opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students

Structural Engineering Associates, Inc. (SEA) is a San Antonio, Texas based engineering firm that specializes exclusively in structural design. SEA was established in 1976 and has continuously grown, with a current staff of 42, which includes 17 registered engineers in TX, 4 EIT’s, numerous CADD technicians and administrative support. SEA's client list consists of private firms and governmental agencies throughout Texas. SEA's highly qualified staff is committed exclusively to providing structural design services and has therefore built a reputation as a leading structural design firm in Texas.

 

TxDOT I txdot.gov

Looking for: Civil Engineers

See them for info on: Internship/pre-professional opportunities, career opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students

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TxDOT's workforce is made up of engineers, administrators, financial experts, designers, architects, sign makers, accountants, purchasers, maintenance workers, travel counselors and many other professions. All of our employees work together to realize the TxDOT mission: providing safe and reliable transportation solutions for Texas.

 

Walter P Moore I walterpmoore.com

Looking for: Civil Engineers, Architectural Engineers, Environmental Engineers

See them for info on: Internship/pre-professional opportunities, Mentorship opportunities, Career opportunities for undergraduate students and graduate students

Walter P Moore is an international company of engineers, architects, innovators, and creative people who solve some of the world’s most complex structural and infrastructure challenges. Providing structural, diagnostics, civil, traffic, parking, transportation, enclosure, technology consulting, and construction engineering services, they design solutions that are cost- and resource-efficient, forward-thinking, and help support and shape communities worldwide. Founded in 1931, Walter P Moore‘s 700+ professionals work across 24 U.S. offices and six international locations.

 

Wiss, Janney, Elstner (WJE) I wje.com

Looking for: Civil Engineers, Architectural Engineers, Environmental Engineers

See them for info on: Internship/pre-professional opportunities, Career opportunities for undergraduate students and graduate students

Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates (WJE), is a global firm of engineers, architects, and materials scientists committed to helping solve, repair, and avoid problems in the built world. Since 1956, our applied experience from more than 175,000 projects and our state-of-the-art laboratory and testing facilities have made WJE a leader in providing innovative yet practical solutions to the clients we serve. Visit WJE.com to learn more.

 

Conversation Starters

First time meeting industry professionals? Not sure what to talk about? Use one of our conversation starters below!

What kind of career do you have?

What is the best part, or favorite part, of your career?

What cities have you lived in? Which was your favorite to work in?

How did you choose your career?

What is your educational background, and how did it help you choose your career?

What are some of the engineering projects that you’ve worked on in your career?

What are you most proud of in your career?

What was your favorite subject or professor while at UT?

If you had to do it over again, what would you do differently while at UT?

What is the best piece of advice you could give me as a CAEE student?

Did you get work experience while your were a student, and if so, what did you do and how did it help you?

What is your favorite thing about Austin?

 

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