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Spring 2023 Industry Open House

Thursday, February 23, 2023
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

AECOM I aecom.com

Looking for: Civil Engineers, Architecitural Engineers, Environmental Engineers

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

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. As the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, we’re committed to managing our business with the utmost responsibility and to always strive for better – whether by reducing emissions, creating social value or diversifying our senior leadership and workforce.We’re trusted advisors — planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants and program and construction managers — delivering professional services spanning, transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. Working throughout the project lifecycle, we’re one team driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

 

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.

 

Atlas Technical Consultants I oneatlas.com

Looking for: Civil Engineers, Architecitural Engineers, Environmental Engineers

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

Atlas provides professional testing, inspection, engineering, environmental and consulting services from more than 150 locations nationwide. We deliver solutions to both public and private sector clients in the transportation, commercial, water, government, education, and industrial markets.With a legacy of providing consistent quality and results, Atlas creates a better experience at every stage of an infrastructure project. We connect the best experts in the industry to deliver value from concept to completion and beyond. This means doing everything our clients expect and then raising the expectations in a way that only our people can.

 

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.

  

Datum & Datum Rios I datumengineers.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

Datum Engineers is a Texas-based firm devoted exclusively to the practice of structural engineering with offices in Austin, San Antonio and Dallas. Datum serves a client base of corporate, institutional, public and private development owners and architectural firms. We take great pride in our reputation as innovative designers and creative problem solvers who collaborate with architects to empower their vision.Datum projects are often featured in professional publications such as Engineering News Record, Modern Steel Construction, Civil+Structural Engineer and Texas Architect. Datum has received more than 50 structural engineering awards in recognition of innovation in structural design.

 

Ferrovial Corporacion, S.A. I ferrovial.com

Looking for: Civil Engineers, Architectural Engineers

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

The Ferrovial family of companies includes three key U.S. business lines headquartered in Texas - Webber, Cintra, Ferrovial Construction and Ferrovial Airports. Each offer a different line of infrastructure delivery: public-private partnerships (P3), design-build and hard-bid/design-bid-build contracts. Together, they support the entire life cycle of a construction project from finance and development to design, construction and ongoing management.

 

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

 

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.

 

Langan Engineering & Environmental Services I langan.com

Looking for: Civil Engineers, Environmental Engineers

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

Langan provides an integrated mix of engineering and environmental consulting services in support of land development projects, corporate real estate portfolios, and the energy sector. The firm, which has more than 1,500 employees in 32 US offices and multiple international locations, brings measurable value to its diverse client base, which includes developers, property owners, public agencies, corporations, and institutions around the world.

 

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 Southerland 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.

 

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.

 

Screening Eagle Technologies I screeningeagle.com

Looking for: Civil Engineers, Architectural Engineers, Environmental Engineers

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

Screening Eagle Technologies provides a technology platform for intelligent inspection of the built environment. The company was created through the merger of Dreamlab in Singapore and Proceq in Switzerland with a mission to protect the built world with software, sensors and data. Screening Eagle's full-stack inspection solution combines intuitive software and powerful portable sensors to deliver reliable data for construction and asset maintenance decisions.Powered by data from intelligent and autonomous inspection, Screening Eagle is on a steep growth path to realize its vision of predictive healthcare that extends asset life and increases long-term value for asset owners.

 

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.

 

Westwood Professional Services I  westwoodps.com

Looking for: Civil Engineers, Environmental Engineers

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

Westwood Professional Services, Inc. was established in 1972 and is a full service, multi-disciplined surveying and engineering consulting firm providing services to public and private clients. With over 700 staff located across the United States and registrations in 48 states for engineering services and 41 states for surveying services, Westwood is nationally recognized as one of the top surveying and engineering firms in the country, Our firm takes pride in being a large-scale consultant with a personal touch that focuses our efforts to work for the success of our clients.

 

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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