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Geotechnical Intern - Anchorage

Shannon & Wilson Inc
paid time off, paid holidays, sick time, 401(k), profit sharing
United States, Alaska, Anchorage
5430 Fairbanks Street (Show on map)
June 06, 2023
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Anchorage, AK - Anchorage, AK
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Job Description

Shannon & Wilson is an employee-owned consulting firm headquartered in Seattle, Washington. Committed to technical excellence and high-quality service, we provide integrated geotechnical engineering, engineering geology, environmental and natural resource services for clients worldwide. Since 1954, we have delivered comprehensive engineering and environmental solutions for the most challenging infrastructure planning, design, permitting and construction conditions.

We are dedicated to improving our communities, preserving the environment and utilizing the most innovative science practices in all our work.

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform construction observation.
  • Assist with field explorations and collection of samples.
  • Assist with geotechnical laboratory tests.
  • Assist with report preparation.
  • Perform geological or engineering analyses and calculations.
  • Interact and communicate with clients, vendors, and staff at all levels.
  • Follow Shannon & Wilsons Quality Assurance policy.
  • Follow and promote Shannon and Wilsons Health and Safety and Loss Prevention policies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by your supervisor.

Job Qualifications

  • 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.

Typically, depending on an applicants 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 offers a competitive benefits package to support our employees. These benefits include:

  • Employee ownership
  • Comprehensive medical, prescription, vision, and dental coverage.
  • Pre-tax health and daycare FSA
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Long-term care insurance
  • Profit sharing and 401(k) plans
  • Paid time off for vacation and sick leave
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Paid volunteer day
  • Free parking

Shannon & Wilson is an Equal Opportunity Employer