University Engineering Intern
Wheat Ridge, CO 
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See Terracon's Safety Response to Covid-19 below

Job Description

Are you passionate about making a difference in your community? Terracon is now accepting applications for our 2021 paid summer internship program in our Denver, CO office! This year we are seeking interns to work in our Construction Materials Testing department. This internship will prove to be a life experience that you will look back on fondly for years, and you will learn engineering principles that will help to serve you throughout your career. The successful candidate will be enrolled at a ABET accredited college or university, have a basic knowledge of engineering design principles and have a G.P.A. of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

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 close to 5,000 employees in 155 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 is currently ranked at #30 on the list of the Top 200 engineering firms in the U.S.

Selected students will take part in an exciting, fun and meaningful work experience as the student/intern will be working along-side some of the brightest project management minds and state of the art technology in the geotechnical industry. Our program features meaningful project work, real world engineering exercises, as well as, professional office career development. You will be assigned a leader/mentor with many years of experience in the project management field and our mentors will be there with you every step of the way through your internship helping to guide your development and answer questions.

This position is compliant with the Colorado Fair Pay Act and will pay $16-$17 per hour.


General Responsibilities:

  • Field Materials Testing
  • Geotechnical engineering principles
  • Various office duties
  • Project Management duties
  • End of internship formal presentation and evaluation
Requirements:
  • College Sophomores and Juniors-Must be actively enrolled in a ABET accredited college or university full-time.
  • Minimum G.P.A. overall 3.0 in a 4.0-point system
  • Valid driver's license with acceptable violation history


Terracon's Safety Response to COVID-19

Committed to Our Employee Safety!

Terracon is passionate about your safety before, during, and after the COVID-19 pandemic. As Terracon continues to move forward and grow through this time, we are continuing to take every precaution to ensure the safety of our employee-owners. If you are as committed to your success as we are committed to your safety, then Terracon is the company for you!

Our goal has not changed. For Terracon, our guiding principle has been and will continue to be the safety of our employee-owners. It's that simple. We want our employees to be able to work safely in every situation and go home safely each night. As we continue our vision of being "Best at People," here are some of the things Terracon is doing to safeguard every employee-owner:
  • On-going communication with ALL employee-owners on a dedicated COVID Response page, and a portal for their families to have access to resources as well
  • Requiring specific COVID-19 Pre-Task Safety Planning Protocols for all tasks and projects
  • Empowering employees to speak up and say "no" to working in unsafe conditions
  • Providing an additional 40 hours of sick leave to anyone impacted by COVID-19, including those impacted by daycare and school closures
  • Offering voluntary reduced work schedule for anyone needing extra time to care for others
  • Load leveling work assignments across regions to maintain high productivity and chargeability
  • Ensuring proper PPE and sanitation on all project sites by providing field employee-owners with mobile hand washing stations and supplies, masks, and sanitizing kits
  • Utilizing technology for more remote work opportunities and innovation using everything from video conferencing to drones
  • Following all CDC guidelines including social distancing on job sites, in offices, and in our labs
  • Implementing a stand-by leave program to ensure our employees continue service and health insurance benefits during regional work shortages

If your passion lies in working with a company that truly cares for your safety, and if you're interested in belonging to a 100% employee-owned organization that will help you grow and quickly progress in your career, consider Terracon and apply today!

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 5,000 employees in more than 150 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's vision of "Together, we are best at people" is demonstrated through our excellent compensation and benefits package. Based on eligibility, role and job status, we offer many programs including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off and holidays, education reimbursement, and various bonus programs.

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.

 

Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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