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Geotechnical Engineering Intern - Summer 2024

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Summer Internship

EngineeringTucson

Description

  • Our Mine Waste Team is seeking a Geotechnical Engineering Intern - Summer 2024 to work out of our Tucson, AZ office. This temporary position is seeking individuals currently enrolled in an Undergraduate or Graduate degree program with an anticipated graduation date of August 2024 or later.
  • This 12-week internship will be part of the WSP Summer Internship Program that is scheduled to start on May 20th, 2024. The individual start date of the internship may be flexible.

Requirements

  • Actively enrolled in an accredited Civil, Geotechnical, or Geological Engineering, or related, Undergraduate program.
  • Demonstrated interest in Geotechnical or Civil Engineering, or related field, and have a strong desire to advance skills related to WSP’s work and projects.
  • Competent interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience.
  • Capable of taking direction from leadership, mentors, and managers to executive projects.
  • Basic proficiency with technical writing, office automation, software, spreadsheets, technology, and tools.
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
  • Authorization to work in the United States at the start of the internship.
  • Must successfully complete and pass WSP’s Motor Vehicle screening.
  • This role is subject to a client-mandated drug/alcohol testing policy. As such, employee may be subject to random drug/alcohol tests. A copy of this policy will be provided during employee onboarding and is available upon applicant request.
  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Actively enrolled in an accredited Civil, Geotechnical, or Geological Engineering, or related, master's or PhD program.
  • Experience using AutoCAD Civil3D and geotechnical stability modeling software.
  • Prior internship and leadership involvement on campus.

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Undergraduate
Masters
PhD

Area of Responsibilities

Engineering

Responsibilities

  • Assisting Professional Geotechnical and Civil Engineers with design, construction, and field monitoring of mine waste facilities including tailings storage, heap leach, stormwater management facilities.
  • Participating in geotechnical field exploration projects and laboratory testing programs.
  • Participating in construction quality assurance monitoring and observations.
  • Support a variety of engineering tasks with the goal to develop technical, social, and ethical skills.
  • Learn basic principles of Civil and Geotechnical Engineering.
  • Assist with project research, field work, and preliminary design calculations and analysis.
  • Support preparation of final design plans, special provisions, and cost estimates.
  • Assist in collecting and maintaining project documentation.
  • Complete training on assigned tasks.
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.
  • Please note that there is no relocation or housing assistance associated with this internship.
  • Occasional travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Start date

May 19, 2024

Location

Tucson