GEI Consultants, Inc. is a leading consulting engineering and environmental firm ranked #92 in the ENR top 500 (2018). We serve hundreds of government, energy, industry and institutional clients, and have completed 50,000 project engagements throughout the United States, Canada, and more than 20 other countries.
GEI, a privately held employee owned company, was founded nearly 50 years ago by five engineering pioneers. GEI now consists of over 800 employees in multiple offices throughout the U.S. and Canada. Our technical experts are involved in dozens of specialty services emanating from our core solutions in water, energy, buildings, infrastructure and industrial. Our technical experts are some of the most innovative and leading subject matter experts in their respective fields. We continue to grow and expand in our solutions, expertise and geography to ensure we can continue providing valuable solutions to our clients.
Our culture is one where we encourage employees to respectfully and thoughtfully challenge current practices for continual improvement. We believe this constructive engagement helps us evolve in an ever-changing business environment and will strengthen our organization in the future. Our practices reflect our commitment to a collaborative teaming approach, encouraging diverse perspectives which lead to innovation and value added solutions that fuel our success. Our committed employees work hard for our clients and in support of one another. In return we invest in a culture with engaging learning and career development opportunities, a competitive total rewards package, recognition, and the opportunity for some fun along the way.
The Woburn, Massachusetts (Boston) geotechnical/geostructural group includes about 40 engineers. The group works on a wide range of challenging projects including buildings, dams, bridges, tunnels, slopes, ground treatment, and excavation support systems.
We are seeking a motivated intern or co-op student for the Woburn office to assist with projects throughout the U.S. This is an excellent opportunity to learn from our senior staff, and gain a wide-range of experience.
Essential Responsibilities & Duties
Assist with engineering analyses and design.
Perform computations, prepare spreadsheets, prepare and edit drawings using AutoCad.
Perform laboratory testing of soil samples.
Assist with preparation of proposals and reports.
Observe soil borings and log soil and rock samples.
Monitor construction activities such as pile driving and footing construction.
Pursuit of a Bachelor's degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Willingness to travel on temporary assignment if needed.
Must have a valid driver's license and be willing to work in the field as needed.
Ability to perform field work in active constructions sites year-round without restrictions, and in inclement weather if required.
Physical Job Requirements
Activity Level Throughout Workday
Physical Activity Requirements
(0-35% of day)
(33-66% of day)
(67-100% of day)
Lifting (floor to waist level) (in pounds)
Lifting (waist level and above) (in pounds)
Wrist position deviation
Pinching/fine motor skills
Keyboard use/repetitive motion
Taste or smell (taste=never)
Talk or hear
Very Accurate 20/20
Color Vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)
Occupational Exposure Risk Potential
Blood borne pathogens
Airborne communicable diseases
Uneven surfaces or elevations
Extreme noise levels
Other (exposure risks):
Usual workday hours:
Other work hours
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