Engineer - Internship

Oklahoma City


Cowan Group Engineering (CGE) was founded on a simple idea: To be the Engineers of Choice for the State of Oklahoma. Our company strives to put the client first and that starts with our Team of employees. Our Team is highly valued, which you will experience firsthand when beginning a career with CGE. We have a culture focused on communication, integrity, knowledge, optimism, growth, and service; and have been recognized nationally as one of the fastest growing companies in America. CGE was named to the INC 5000 two years in a row and was named to the Metro 50 list of Oklahoma City’s fastest growing companies.

Asa rapidly growing local Oklahoma company, we are a general civil engineering and land surveying company with over forty-five employees located in Oklahoma City. Our business culture is guided by innovative thinking, open and honest communication, using resources wisely, involving the customer early in the decision-making process, and investing in staff through training and job enrichment. Our company profile is diversified to meet the challenges of the economy and provide design and management services to public clientele and other Engineering companies in the State of Oklahoma. It is our vision to be the Engineer of Choice for the State of Oklahoma.


This is a seasonal/temporary entry-level position with potential to gain a full-time employment offer. We desire team-oriented people who foster a positive work atmosphere, are collaborative partners and strive toward getting projects accomplished on time and on budget.

This position reports directly to a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) and will:

  • Participatein a 12-week hands-on rotation program gaining experience in a wide variety of civil engineering disciplines including land survey, transportation, water, wastewater, drainage, site design, and construction management.
  • Assist in project surveying, data processing and analysis, creation of construction drawings and specifications for projects involving municipal infrastructure and site and/or land development.
  • Display excellent communication skills and the ability to work independently and with a team.



  • Collaborate in the development of plans and profile sheets for engineering projects.
  • Evaluate project specifications, contracts, and bonds, and contribute to on-site inspections.
  • Conduct calculations pertaining to roadway surfacing.
  • Modify standard cross-sectional designs.
  • Address and incorporate feedback and revisions into plans.
  • Complete requested forms and permits accurately.


The ideal candidate must be pursuing a Civil, Environmental or Biosystems Engineering degree from an ABET accredited University and be within two years of anticipated graduation date, and:

  • Seek hands-on learning in various civil engineering disciplines like transportation, water, wastewater, drainage, and bridges.
  • Possess technical understanding of engineering systems, materials, and procedures.
  • Passed or scheduled to take the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam.
  • Exhibit strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Show autonomy and teamwork proficiency with diverse professional levels.
  • Display keen attention to detail, analytical thinking, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational skills, eagerness to learn through questions.
  • Prioritize tasks, delegate when suitable.
  • Aim to achieve a Professional Engineer (PE) license.
  • Proficient inMicrosoft Office Suite.
  • Preferably skilled in Autodesk Civil 3D, MicroStation, and/or OpenRoads.
  • Hold a valid Oklahoma Driver’s license.

Successful candidates for this position will be required to undergo pre-employment drug testing in accordance with the safety sensitive company policy.


HOW TO APPLY: Send a cover letter and resume to with the subject: Internship– Civil Engineer – Human Resources.

CGE provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, genetic information, service in the military, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

(This job description lists the major duties and requirements of the joband is not all-inclusive. Incumbents may be expected to perform job-relatedduties other than those contained in this document and may be required to havespecific job-related knowledge and skills.)


  • CGE provided Individual Coverage to include Medical, Dental & Vision
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • CGE provided Life Insurance
  • CGE provided Short & Long-Term Disability
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Professional Development
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Health & Wellness Program
  • Networking & Engagement Program
  • Giving Back Volunteer Opportunities
  • Referral Bonus Program