Job ID: 26118069
Company: Barr Engineering Company
Application Type: Seeking Co-op/Intern
Job Title: Internship - 6 Month Geotechnical Engineering Focus Summer 2019 Start
Description: Why Choose Barr? At Barr Engineering Co., we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee s safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package. Summary Barr is seeking an engineering student to work six months on projects involving geotechnical engineering and related technical assignments. Project assignments may include geotechnical and civil design and analysis, field data collection, preparation of contracts, construction plans, and specifications, spreadsheet preparation, writing reports, and overseeing on-site field work and laboratory testing. The work may involve out-of-town assignments. Minimum Qualifications GPA of 3.2/4.0 Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills At least two semesters of physics, and three semesters of mathematics Ongoing enrollment in 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 Availability for full-time employment for a minimum of 6 months (approximately May-November/December) Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship Acceptable driving record Preferred Qualifications GPA of 3.5/4.0 Be at least 21 or older at the time of hire (due to rental car restrictions) Familiarity with gINT and modeling software (such as GeoStudio, FLAC, Plaxis) Completed at least one semester of upper division (junior/senior level) engineering coursework NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites, or working on tall structures or with industrial equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on such sites Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed. We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277. Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status.
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