Geotechnical Intern/Co-Op

GEI Consultants Woburn , MA 01801

Posted 5 days ago

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.

Job Description

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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 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

Sedentary

Light

X

Medium

Other

Activity Level Throughout Workday

Physical Activity Requirements

Occasional

(0-35% of day)

Frequent

(33-66% of day)

Continuous

(67-100% of day)

Not Applicable

Sitting

(0-2 hrs)

Standing

X

Walking

(6-8 hrs)

Climbing

X

Lifting (floor to waist level) (in pounds)

(0-25 lbs)

Lifting (waist level and above) (in pounds)

(0-25 lbs)

Carrying objects

X

Push/pull

(4-6 hrs)

Twisting

X

Bending

X

Reaching forward

X

Reaching overhead

X

Squat/kneel/crawl

X

Wrist position deviation

X

Pinching/fine motor skills

X

Keyboard use/repetitive motion

X

Taste or smell (taste=never)

X

Talk or hear

X

Accurate 20/40

Very Accurate 20/20

Not Applicable

Near Vision

X

Far Vision

X

Yes

No

Not Applicable

Color Vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)

X

Sensory Requirements

Minimal

Moderate

Accurate

Not Applicable

Depth perception

X

Hearing

X

Environmental Requirements

Occupational Exposure Risk Potential

Reasonably Anticipated

Not Anticipated

Blood borne pathogens

X

Chemical

X

Airborne communicable diseases

X

Extreme temperatures

X

Radiation

X

Uneven surfaces or elevations

X

Extreme noise levels

X

Dust/particular matter

X

Other (exposure risks):

Usual workday hours:
8

X
10
12

Other work hours

GEI is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability employer

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Talent Acquisition at

Email: TalentAcquisition@geiconsultants.com

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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