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Internship - Geotechnical Engineer (Hybrid)

🚀 Summer Internship

Minneapolis

AI generated summary

  • You need a strong GPA, ongoing enrollment in an engineering program, physics and math coursework, communication skills, attention to detail, and ability to work in the US without sponsorship. Bonus points for familiarity with modeling software.
  • You will perform fieldwork, oversee testing, conduct investigations, gather samples, and support engineering tasks under senior professionals' guidance. Travel may be required.

Summer Internship

EngineeringMinneapolis

Description

  • The person in this position will be part of an innovative geotechnical engineering team of over 80 geotechnical engineers and field geologists. Barr’s geotechnical engineering team provides a wide array of services related to foundations, dams, embankments, landslides, soil-structure interaction, earth-retaining structures, excavations, and underground structures. We also offer geotechnical services for ground improvement, geotechnical modeling, instrumentation and monitoring, in-situ testing, geophysics, soil dynamics and earthquake engineering, geosynthetics, and groundwater and seepage.

Requirements

  • GPA of 3.2/4.0
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • At least two semesters of physics and three semesters of mathematics
  • Ongoing enrollment in an ABET-accredited civil, geotechnical, or geological engineering degree program
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows OS and Microsoft Office software
  • Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness, and timeliness of results
  • Thorough, organized, detail-oriented, and self-motivated approach
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship by Barr, now or in the future
  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record
  • Ability to rent a car for out-of-town assignments.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • GPA of 3.5/4.0
  • Familiarity with gINT and modeling software, such as GeoStudio, FLAC, or Plaxis
  • Completed at least one semester of upper division (junior/senior level) engineering coursework

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Undergraduate

Area of Responsibilities

Engineering

Responsibilities

  • Performing fieldwork such as construction observation, material testing, surveying, and subsurface investigations
  • Overseeing on-site and in-laboratory material testing
  • Performing geotechnical field investigations, including collecting field samples and performing field logging of exploratory test borings
  • Performing engineering investigation and design support tasks under the direction of senior engineering professionals
  • Developing field data in support of geotechnical investigations and design
  • Traveling for periodic out-of-town assignments

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

hybrid

Location

Minneapolis