Terracon Intern in Des Moines, Iowa

10840BR

Service Line:

Materials

Office Name:

Des Moines

Job Description:

Terracon has an exciting new intern program to support our Materials service line. In this official program, you will take part in an exciting, fun and meaningful work experience as you work along-side some of the brightest engineering minds and state of the art technology in the materials engineering industry. You will not only learn and advance technically, but will also be provided with opportunities for professional development. You will be assigned a leader/mentor in the materials engineering field. The mentor will provide help you with career planning along with technical skill development. You will learn how our line of business interacts with the client and how we differ from design engineers. You will learn what consulting engineering is all about!

General Responsibilities:

This position will conduct field and laboratory testing of concrete, soil, asphalt, and aggregates.

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

• Performs sampling or testing as directed.

• Provides assistance to other field and/or laboratory personnel

• Transports equipment, specimens or documents to field personnel, laboratory, clients or other offices, and provides physical assistance in equipment set-up.

• Cleans equipment, vehicles and work areas

• Assists other technicians or professional staff on routine tasks

• Will be placed in a progressively increased role of training and responsibility in work assignments.

Requirements:

High school diploma and currently enrolled in ABET accredited engineering program, focusing in civil, architectural, construction or similar program and obtained a 2.5 G.P.A. or better. The ideal candidate will have more than one year remaining to complete their BS degree.

Exemption:

Non-exempt

Requisition ID:

10840BR

Posting Title:

Materials Intern

Employment Type:

Summer Worker

City, State (Office Location):

Des Moines, IA

About Terracon:

Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 4,000 employees in over 140 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon’s growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

Terracon offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.

EEO Statement:

Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.

Job Category:

Intern