WorkSource Oregon Geotechnical Intern in LAKE OSWEGO, Oregon

Job Location: Portland Area - Lake Oswego, OR Position Type: Internship Education Level: SW-No Degree (some college) Travel %: SW-Occasional Job Categories: Engineering Shannon & Wilson, Inc., is an employee-owned geotechnical and environmental consulting firm with 288 professionals working out of 12 offices in 9 states. Our Portland-area office opened in 1961 as one of the very first geotechnical firms in Oregon. As a mainstay of the Northwest for the past 57 years, we've completed over 4,000 geotechnical and environmental projects in Oregon and southwest Washington. Recently, we had the opportunity to work on several exciting and complex projects such as the Burnside Bridge Seismic Resiliency Study, and Project Exodus: Southern Flow Corridor in Tillamook (winner of the Oregon chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies' Grand Award for 2017). Presently, with the probability of a large seismic event in the Northwest, we are heavily involved with seismic resiliency: upgrading and preparing Oregon's infrastructure to retain usability during and after an earthquake. Responsibilities Include * Perform construction observation. * Assist with field explorations and collection of samples. * Assist with geotechnical laboratory tests. * Assist with report preparation. * Assist with geological or engineering analyses and calculations. * Support a variety of office functions. * Interact and communicate with vendors and staff at all levels. * Follow Shannon & Wilson's Quality Assurance policy. * Follow and promote Shannon and Wilson's Health and Safety and Loss Prevention policies. * Perform other duties as assigned by your supervisor. Requirements Include * At a minimum, completed Junior year of undergraduate coursework working toward degree in Geology or Civil Engineering with an emphasis on Geotechnical. * 0 to 3 years of experience * Coursework and/or working backgrounds in one or more of the following areas: soil mechanics and foundation engineering, slope stability, and engineering geology. * Field/construction observation experience a plus in one or more of the following areas: logging geotechnical explorations, observation of pile driving operations, observations of earthwork activities, installation and recording of geotechnical instrumentation, field reconnaissance, and/or underground work. Level Placement Typically, depending on an applicant's education, experience, other qualifications they possess, if they are a fit for the company and local office culture, and the current business needs, a Geotechnical Intern typically would be placed at a Shannon & Wilson Technical Services I, II, III, or IV level. Shannon & Wilson is an Equal Opportunity Employer