Golder Associates Engineering Intern Job in Gladstone, Michigan

Engineering Intern

Location: US-Lansing, MI

US-Detroit, MI


Job ID: 2017-12730

Area of Interest: EN - Geotechnical Engineering, Soil and Rock Mechanics

Job Type: Intern

# of Positions: 2

Education (Minimum): High School Diploma

Posted Date: 2/1/2017

Experience (Years): 0


Job Responsibilities:

As a global, employee-owned organization with over 50 years of experience, Golder Associates is driven by our purpose to engineer earth’s development while preserving earth’s integrity. From more than 160 offices worldwide, our over 6500 employees deliver solutions that help our clients achieve their sustainable development goals by providing a wide range of independent consulting, design and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, environment and energy.

Golder Associates Inc. is currently seeking a Co-Op/Intern - Engineering for the Lansing/Detroit, Michigan locations. Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Geotechnical/Geological/Mining Engineer co-op/summer intern (May to September or May - December) to work as part of a team on civil, geotechnical, or environmental related projects;

  • Candidate will participate in engineering projects that involve geotechnical soils laboratory testing, civil engineering design, storm-water design and management, geotechnical evaluation, subsurface investigation, drilling, environmental remediation, waste management facility design and permitting, or construction quality assurance;

  • Travel and fieldwork as dictated by project demands. May include extended overnight travel (2+ days); and

  • Assist in office functions - report writing and assembly, data management.

Job Requirements:

The preferred candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Qualified candidates must currently be enrolled in a Bachelors Degree program in engineering or science with an emphasis in civil, geotechnical, environmental, or related engineering field;

  • Candidate shall have excellent verbal and written communication skills with leadership ability and a positive attitude, and the ability to work both independently and in groups;

  • Strong computer skills including MS Word, MS Excel, and database software preferred;

  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER health and safety training preferred;

  • Must be eligible for employment in the U.S., possess a valid driver's license, and pass a pre-employment physical including drug screen and pre-employment background check.

  • Local candidates only. Relocation is not available for this position.

While we appreciate the interest of all candidates, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

Additional Information:

Our Staff Benefit from:

An option to purchase shares in Golder Associates

Career and personal development opportunities and support of personal growth

Employee mentoring program

Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

At Golder Associates, we strive to be the most respected global group specializing in ground engineering and environmental services. Employee-owned since our formation in 1960, we have created a unique culture with pride in ownership, resulting in long-term organizational stability. Our professionals take the time to build an understanding of our clients’ needs and of the specific environments in which they operate. Golder has experienced steady growth in the number of people we employ and our technical capabilities. We now employ over 6,000 people who operate from more than 160 offices across Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America.

Golder Associates Statement:

Golder Associates Inc. is a drug free employer and undertakes drug and alcohol testing as allowed by law and pursuant to its Drug Free Workplace Policy. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.