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Geotechnical Engineering Intern - 2019 ID 39947

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San Francisco, CA, United States

Employment Type

Internship, Engineering, Civil Engineering

Posted on
Dec 12,2018

Valid Through
Mar 27,2019

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Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges. Be involved in projects with our Geotechnical & Tunneling Design Team. If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion with you joining our team for your next internship.

WSP is currently initiating a search for Geotechnical Engineering Interns for our San Francisco, CA office for 2019.

This opportunity is available for college students in good standing working towards a Geotechnical and/ or Structural Engineering Degree within an accredited program. The candidate will gain experience in geotechnical and tunnel engineering under direct supervision of the firm's leading engineering professionals.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Work on some of the most challenging geotechnical and underground projects in the country

Assist geotechnical and tunnel engineers in a variety of tasks for projects during their proposal, design and construction.

Analyze subsurface data results, prepare geotechnical memorandums, and perform engineering calculation under direct supervision of a geotechnical/tunnel engineer

Collaborate on the production of contract drawings and engineering calculations using drafting and design software.

Review submittals, shop drawings and Requests For Information for projects during construction.

Prepare and attend meetings and presentations.

Job Requirements

CURRENT standing as a Junior/ Senior student actively enrolled in an accredited Civil Engineering (or related) Undergraduate or Graduate Program.

Must be motivated and have a strong desire to learn engineering skills related to geotechnical engineering 2


Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Must have completed basic foundational courses including: Intro to Engineering, AutoCAD, Engineering Drafting course, and Mechanics/Statics

The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately.

The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately.

Preferred Qualifications

Local candidates only. Please note that there is no relocation or housing assistance associated with this internship.

Experience with Microstation, AutoCAD and knowledge of reading drawings


WSP USA (formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff) is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms—WSP. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE / Veteran/ Disability/ Gender/ Minority/ Female/ Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation

WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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Together WSP and GENIVAR are one of the world’s leading engineering and design consultancies. We provide services to transform the built environment and restore the natural environment. We have 14,500 employees, based in more than 300 offices, across 35 countries, on every continent.

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