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Geotechnical Intern (Fall Semester 2024) - Dynamic Earth

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


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  • You must be a Civil Engineering student with interest in Geotechnical Engineering, have 0-2 years experience, EIT or on track, own a vehicle, knowledgeable in soil mechanics, proficient in Microsoft software, and possess strong communication and critical thinking skills.
  • You'll conduct construction site testing, concrete placement tests, soil compaction testing, and laboratory soils testing. You'll also witness soil borings, prepare reports, and transport samples between sites, office, and laboratory.

Off-cycle Internship



  • The Geotechnical Intern is responsible for various field, laboratory and engineering tasks needed to support the geotechnical group throughout regions where we do business. Intern responsibilities typically include training to complete on site construction phase soil and concrete testing and inspection; conducting soil laboratory tests, and preparing inspection and data reports. 


  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering at a College/University, or pursuing a degree in a related field with relevance to Civil Engineering, ideally with goal of pursuing a career in Geotechnical Engineering..
  • 0-2 years’ experience in Geotechnical engineering (residential and/or commercial/industrial/office site design and permitting experience).
  • Engineer-In-Training (EIT) or EIT-track preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license, valid personal insurance, & a personal vehicle to travel to various sites during a given work day (note the company will reimburse you for the miles traveled for the company)
  • Ability to maintain and operate personal and/or company vehicle
  • Ideal candidate has completed construction materials laboratory class work.
  • Knowledge of basic soil mechanics and introductory geotechnical science topics.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Software including Word, Excel, Outlook and Project.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Independent and critical thinking abilities.
  • Self-starter who can work independently and with team members, and present themselves professionally and confidently on construction sites and in an office environment.

Education requirements

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Area of Responsibilities



  • Conduct construction site testing, inspection and sampling
  • Perform concrete placement tests including slump, air content, temperature, monitoring material compliance with project specifications, and concrete cylinder fabrication. Services also include sample transport to laboratory when applicable.
  • Perform soil compaction testing and fill placement monitoring.
  • Conduct laboratory soils testing for permeability, maximum dry density/optimum moisture content determination.
  • Witness and document soil borings and/or test pit investigations as part of a site geotechnical investigation.
  • Prepare inspection reports, laboratory data reports and other project correspondence.
  • Deliver samples and/or testing equipment between sites, office and laboratory as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Work type

Full time

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