MSA Professional Services, Inc Civil Engineering Intern : Public Works in Bettendorf, Iowa
MSA has an opportunity for an Engineering Intern : Public Works for the summer of 2021 in our Quad Cities office. This position will offer students hands on project exposure to a variety of municipal projects in small and medium size communities. The various projects you'll be working on make a significant and positive impact on the communities you serve.
Who we are & how we help
As a full service, 100% employee-owned consulting firm, MSA is all about creating communities that thrive. We partner with clients to solve complex and multi-faceted challenges and improve the quality of infrastructure and neighborhoods. Our focus is to provide exceptional service that builds strong communities. Above all, MSA’s purpose is to enable people to positively impact the lives of others.
Our engineering professionals work alongside our architects, environmental scientists, funding experts, urban planners and surveyors to provide a full suite of professional services to our clients. From bike trails and interstate highways to drinking water and wastewater, we have supported municipal and private projects from start to finish since the 1930s.
We are collaborative, we are impactful, and together as owners-we make a difference.
The work you will do
Inspect active construction work on municipal water, road/utilities, or wastewater projects
Perform construction administration duties such as documenting activities, communicating to project managers regarding status and progress of construction, measuring and testing, providing general oversight, and interacting with contractors, sub-contractors, residents and City Staff.
Construction staking and site surveys
Help prepare permits and technical reports for municipal projects
Assist with CAD work and project estimations
Provide assistance with company initiatives that may involve different service lines
Other duties as assigned
What you bring
Skills & Knowledge / Education & Experience:
Minimum 2.75 GPA required
Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree (or related) in Civil or Environmental Engineering in an ABET accredited college/university required
Sophomore to senior standing required
A valid driver’s license required
Previous civil engineering intern or co-op experience preferred
Prior construction inspection experience preferred
Auto Cad or MicroStation experience would be a plus
Ability to think critically and problem solve required
A desire to learn more about municipal engineering and consulting
This position requires you to have authorization to work in the United States for any employer. We will not provide sponsorship for this position.
Personality & Cultural Fit:
Honesty & Integrity
Commitment to learning
Respect & care for employees
Independent yet collaborative
Creative problem solver
Cooperation / teamwork
We tried to narrow it down to just 5 reasons to work at MSA, but we couldn’t stop ourselves! All employees have the opportunity to enjoy the following perks.
Collaborative work environment
Opportunities to apply your skills and experiences with an established multi-disciplinary consulting firm
Support of over 350 close-knit professionals working towards the same common goal
Co-workers with a passion for what they do
Casual and flexible work environment
Competitive pay and perks
Work life integration – we know your career should accommodate your life style, not the other way around
Office summer outing, companywide competitions that benefits our community, coffee, and Friday breakfast (fuel up!), and more…
Internal & external training opportunities
Eligible employees will have the opportunity to enjoy the following benefits.
STEM outreach and volunteer opportunities
Medical, dental, and vision coverage that start on your hire date (no waiting period!)
17 days of PTO in just your first year (whoa!)
8 paid holidays in a calendar year
Paid parental leave
100% paid by company life insurance, long term disability and short term disability
ESOP that gives employees beneficial ownership stake in the company (we’re 100% employee owned!)
401k plan with generous employer match
MSA is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
External Company Name: MSA Professional Services, Inc.
External Company URL: https://www.msa-ps.com/
Street: 2117 State Street Suite 200