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2024 Summer Internship - Geotechnical Engineering
Professional Service Industries Inc Chantilly, VA

2024 Summer Internship - Geotechnical Engineering

Professional Service Industries Inc
Chantilly, VA
Expired: February 18, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Part-Time
2024 Summer Internship - Geotechnical Engineering - PART-TIME

PSI, an Intertek company, is searching for a PART-TIME 2024 Summer Geotechnical Engineering Intern to join our Geotechnical Building & Constructionteam in our Fairfax, Virginia office. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow a versatile career in the architectural, engineering, and construction (A/E/C) industry!

The Summer Intern role performs a variety of testing, project specific observations and site assessment duties under direct supervision and/or from detailed controlled procedures. Successful Intern Candidates will be pursuing a Summer Internship/semester co-op who are in the process of completing a Bachelor's Degree in the field of Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Management, Geology or closely related field.

The Building & Construction team provides assurance, testing, inspection, and certification services and building science solutions to deliver Total Quality Assurance to the built environment. The team offers the architectural, engineering and construction (A/E/C) industry with a full suite of capabilities both in the lab and on site.

What you'll do:

  • Perform visual classification of soil/rock samples. Conduct, coordinate or supervise laboratory testing of soil/rock samples
  • Prepare test boring logs using gINT software
  • Assist with field activities such as marking field borings, borehole logging, and perform site reconnaissance
  • Make detailed observations and gives limited interpretation of results
  • Maintains detailed documentation and data of the work performed
  • Operates a calculator to calculate mathematical test results
  • Communicates effectively with project team
  • Must be aware of, and adhere to, safety practices and policies to ensure your own safety, as well as the safety of others who may be affected by your actions at work

What it takes to be successful in this role:
  • Current student pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Management, Geology or closely related field required
  • No Experience Required - We Will Train!
  • ACI Certifications a plus!
  • Must have Basic Math, Calculator and Computer Skills
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively in verbal & written communication
  • Must be able to read and understand work plans
  • Must be able to work off shifts and overtime
  • Valid Driver's License and reliable driving record (required)

Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to lift, move, push and pull 30 to 50 pounds frequently. Occasionally, over 50 pounds with assistance.
  • Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, (hearing) and to make the discriminations in sound.
  • Ability to kneel and squat occasionally
  • Ability to walk and stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions (hot and cold)
  • Ability to climb occasionally

Why work for Intertek-PSI?

Professional Service Industries, Inc. (Intertek-PSI) is a leading US based provider of assurance, testing, inspection, and consulting solutions in civil and commercial construction. Our broad service offering includes construction materials testing, geotechnical engineering, environmental consulting, industrial hygiene, and specialty testing. Through these risk management and quality assurance services, we ensure the reliability, safety and performance of our client's new developments, existing assets, and facilities.

Intertek-PSI is a part of Intertek's Building and Construction division, a suite of Intertek brands that are industry leaders across multiple architecture, engineering, and construction disciplines, developing the most innovative product and project solutions.

Intertek is a leading global provider of Total Quality Assurance services for a multitude of industries. Through a comprehensive network of over 1,000 laboratories and offices situated in over 100 countries, Intertek provides innovative and tailored Assurance, Testing, Inspection, and Certification (ATIC) solutions for its clients' operations and supply chains. At Intertek, we exercise our spirit of innovation, the passion of our people and our unmatched customer commitment to realize our purpose of making the world an ever better, safer, and more sustainable place for all. Learn more about Our History and What We Do .

Intertek is known for its client-focused operations and highly engaged subject matter experts, but it's more than just a global network of specialists-it's a community of individuals working together to bring quality, safety, and sustainability to life.

What we have to offer:

When Working with Intertek , you can expect salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement and more.

Intertek is a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment, certain positions may be required to pass a pre-employment drug test based on the type of work that will be performed.

Intertek believes that Our People are our strongest tool for success. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status or on the basis of disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, or who need assistance applying, please email hr.eeo@intertek.com or call 1-877-694-8543 (option #5) to speak with a member of the HR Department.

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#LI-DW1Intertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. Our network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices in more than 100 countries, delivers innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification (ATIC) solutions for our customers' operations and supply chains. Working at Intertek means joining a global network of state-of-the-art facilities and passionate people who deliver superior customer service with a purpose of bringing quality, safety, and sustainability to life.

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Professional Service Industries Inc

Chantilly, VA
20151 USA

Industry

Science

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