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Student Internship - Construction Materials Testing Lab

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Olsson

27d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Oklahoma City

AI generated summary

  • You must be pursuing a relevant degree, have strong communication skills, work well in a team, be detail-oriented, and able to work in varied weather conditions and overtime as needed.
  • You will perform materials testing in a lab setting, work with soil, asphalt, aggregates, and concrete, assist with testing reports, and have opportunities for field work in various terrains and weather conditions.

Off-cycle Internship

Construction & SurveyingOklahoma City

Description

  • We are Olsson, a team-based, purpose-driven engineering and design firm. Our solutions improve communities and our people make it possible.
  • Our most meaningful asset is our people, and we are dedicated to providing an environment where they can continue to learn, grow, and thrive. Our entrepreneurial spirit is what has allowed us — and will continue to allow us — to grow. The result? Inspired people, amazing designs, and projects with purpose.

Requirements

  • You are passionate about:
  • Working collaboratively with others
  • Having ownership in the work you do
  • Using your talents to positively affect communities
  • You bring to the team:
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to contribute and work well on a team
  • Pursuing a degree in construction management, construction administration, geology, engineering, or other related area of study
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Valid driver's license with a good driving history
  • Ability to work in varied weather and terrain conditions
  • Ability to work at least 15 hours per week in our Oklahoma City office during the spring semester
  • Ability to work overtime hours during the summer as needed based on project workload
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Construction & Surveying

Responsibilities

  • As a student Intern with our Construction Materials Testing team, you will be working in our geotechnical lab performing various types of testing and reporting on common materials utilized in the construction of projects. This internship will help you understand the impact that testing protocols and processes may have on a project. You will work with soils, asphalt, aggregates, and concrete materials and gain an understanding of the processes behind the quality verification of materials required to construct projects. You will also assist our construction and engineering project managers in putting together both geotechnical and construction materials testing reports. Opportunities for field work may be available to assist with geotechnical materials testing, construction observation, and inspections in different types of terrain and weather conditions, and on projects in various stages of construction.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Oklahoma City