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Weyerhaeuser Civil/Structural Engineering Intern in Federal Way, Washington

When you think of Weyerhaeuser, do you think of structural engineering, building design and product innovation? As an industry leading manufacturer of engineered wood products, the Weyerhaeuser Product Engineering, Codes and Standards team plays a critical role in ensuring code compliance and supporting the specification and application of Weyerhaeuser engineered wood products.

In this role, you will work collaboratively with our team of talented structural engineers, to enhance Weyerhaeuser’s external and internal facing product specification tools and create solutions for complex product application scenarios. Your background in Structural/Civil Engineering and problem-solving coupled with an interest in product analysis and design will lead to your success in this position.

We believe trees are a remarkable resource that can, and should, be managed responsibly to make a range of products that meet human needs, while also providing recreation, wildlife habitat, and other important ecosystem benefits. For more than a century, we’ve been building our reputation as a leader in sustainable wood products.

The duration of this internship is approximately 12-weeks starting in the summer of 2024. The role will be in-office assignment, reporting out of Weyerhaeuser’s Federal Way, WA office.

Key Activities:

  • Actively participate in a safety-driven workplace culture
  • Work under the supervision of engineers: o Develop and update specification literature, CAD details and Excel based design aids o Create and update product design methodologies o Resolve technical field problems o Support test laboratory and manufacturing activities as needed o May be assigned a special project outside of the daily job duties

  • Education- Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or other equivalent engineering program at an accredited college or university and has completed their junior year by the start of the internship.

  • Core Skills- Must be a critical thinker and have the ability to communicate issues/results to technical audiences. Able to collaborate with individuals and teams, is goal oriented with attention to detail and deadlines. Has the ability to excel with minimal supervision, learn quickly, and actively seek new challenges.
  • Technical Skills- Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, statics, and basic structural analysis.

*Preferred Qualifications: *

  • Functional knowledge of AutoCAD or related drafting software
  • Functional knowledge of Visual Basic macro development in Excel

Compensation:The pay rate for this role ranges from $25.00 - $30.00 per hour based on your level of skills, qualifications and experience.


About Wood Products: Serving the residential, multi-family and light commercial markets, our Wood Products businesses manufacture a wide range of structural framing materials and provides seamless building solutions, from design to installation to support. These teams move fast, work smart and never stop pushing to be and stay number one in the industry.

About Weyerhaeuser: We grow trees and make forest products that improve lives in fundamental ways. Our wood products are used to build homes, where families are sheltered and raised. Our cellulose fibers are used to make diapers and other hygiene products that keep people clean and healthy. We innovate to use trees in products you may not expect, such as fabric, plastics and energy. At Weyerhaeuser, we’re working together to be the world’s premier timber, land, and forest products company.

/Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans./

Job: *Engineering, Science, & Architecture

Title: Civil/Structural Engineering Intern

Location: WA-Federal Way

Requisition ID: 01020594