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Geotechnical Internship (Level 1)

Company: Engineering Consulting Services, Ltd.
Location: marietta
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

What You'll Do

As an Intern working with our geotechnical group, you will reinforce your education through a practical, hands-on, paid work experience. Your work will be realistic and rewarding, and allow you to be in a position of responsibility. You will contribute ideas and develop knowledge and communication skills while interacting with top professionals in your field. Your internship is more than a job; it is a learning experience that allows you to explore career options. You can even learn more about yourself, your skills, and help set your career goals. Best of all, you will be given meaningful assignments that will give you a sense of accomplishment. You also have a "can do" attitude and are ready to take on any project thrown your way - and that's why an internship with ECS will give you all the opportunity for career growth within our company you'll want. For highlights of others who have taken their amazing skills and grown their careers with ECS, click here.

You will be part of a dynamic, growing, and energized team - and your role is key to the success of ECS. While your job duties may fluctuate day to day, here are some areas we expect to see you grow in:

* Assisting with management of geotechnical projects

* Assisting with performing and/or recommending lab testing

* Assisting with foundation analysis and recommendations

* Scheduling of drill rigs for geotechnical projects

* Obtaining utility clearance for subsurface explorations

* Assisting with determining appropriate subsurface exploration program and preparing drilling instructions

* Performing boring and test pits layouts by both conventional surveying and Global Positioning Systems (GPS)

* Classifying soil samples

* Performing hand augers to obtain subsurface information and soil samples

* Observation of foundation or ground improvement installations

* Assisting with preparation of proposals

What We're Looking For

* Actively pursuing a Bachelor or Master degree in civil engineering, geology, or related degree

* Interest in how structures are supported and a desire to think outside the box

* Previous internship experience would go a long way

* Must be able to provide suitable transportation for use on job sites - mileage will be reimbursed

* Some serious GRIT and have no problem lifting/carrying 40 - 100 lbs. multiple times a day

Who We Are

Founded in 1988, Engineering Consulting Services (ECS) is a leader in geotechnical, construction materials, environmental, and facilities engineering. ECS is currently ranked 69 in Engineering News-Record's Top 500 Design Firms (ENR, April 2020) and 154 in Engineering News-Record's Top 200 Environmental Firms (ENR, July 2020). To learn more about us, click here.

We love our employees and we show this through providing some great benefits. Click here to see how we show our passion for our people.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

COVID-19 Update

We care about the health and safety of our colleagues and their families, as well as our clients, potential candidates and the communities we serve, is our highest priority. We have established COVID-19 protocols including personal protective equipment (PPE), social distancing, cleaning and personal hygiene practice recommendations.

Keywords: Engineering Consulting Services, Ltd., Marietta , Geotechnical Internship (Level 1), Other , marietta, Georgia

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