Geotechnical Intern (Fall Semester 2022) - Dynamic Earth

Job Locations US-NJ-Chester
ID
2022-1784
Company
Earth
Type
Intern

Who We Are

Founded in 2004, Dynamic Engineering Consultants, P.C., and its Family of Companies; Dynamic Earth, Dynamic Survey, and Dynamic Traffic, has emerged as one of the top Land Development Consulting Firms in the nation. Originating in New Jersey, the firm has grown to over 300 employees and 12 offices nationally.

Dynamic caters to the demands of various Fortune 500 Companies, as well as an array of independent owners and developers of all sizes. We have built our company to offer a unique consulting experience paralleled with an understanding of the design and permitting process for all forms of commercial, industrial and residential development.

At Dynamic, we pride ourselves in offering a fun and exciting career by investing in our employees with elite training programs that lead to advancement opportunities.

Overview

The Geotechnical Intern is responsible for various field, laboratory and engineering tasks needed to support the geotechnical group throughout regions where we do business. Intern responsibilities typically include training to complete on site construction phase soil and concrete testing and inspection; conducting soil laboratory tests, and preparing inspection and data reports. 

Responsibilities

  • Conduct construction site testing, inspection and sampling
  • Perform concrete placement tests including slump, air content, temperature, monitoring material compliance with project specifications, and concrete cylinder fabrication. Services also include sample transport to laboratory when applicable.
  • Perform soil compaction testing and fill placement monitoring.
  • Conduct laboratory soils testing for permeability, maximum dry density/optimum moisture content determination.
  • Witness and document soil borings and/or test pit investigations as part of a site geotechnical investigation.
  • Prepare inspection reports, laboratory data reports and other project correspondence.
  • Deliver samples and/or testing equipment between sites, office and laboratory as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering at a College/University, or pursuing a degree in a related field with relevance to Civil Engineering, ideally with goal of pursuing a career in Geotechnical Engineering..
  • 0-2 years’ experience in Geotechnical engineering (residential and/or commercial/industrial/office site design and permitting experience).
  • Engineer-In-Training (EIT) or EIT-track preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license, valid personal insurance, & a personal vehicle to travel to various sites during a given work day (note the company will reimburse you for the miles traveled for the company)
  • Ability to maintain and operate personal and/or company vehicle
  • Ideal candidate has completed construction materials laboratory class work.
  • Knowledge of basic soil mechanics and introductory geotechnical science topics.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Software including Word, Excel, Outlook and Project.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Independent and critical thinking abilities.
  • Self-starter who can work independently and with team members, and present themselves professionally and confidently on construction sites and in an office environment.

What We Offer

We offer a competitive compensation plan including medical, dental, and vision options, 401k with company match, paid holidays, PTO, tuition reimbursement and more. We strive to provide a great company culture consisting of a variety of team building events: trivia nights, softball and volleyball leagues, mini golf tournaments, BBQ’s, happy hours, poker nights, catered breakfast on Fridays, surfboard lending programs, and much more.

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