Schnabel Engineer Inc. is looking for civil engineer interns.

Job Description:

The Sterling, VA office of Schnabel Engineering is currently seeking a temporary full-time intern to join our team in the summer of 2019 (May through August)

Job Responsibilities:
  • Assist in performing geotechnical and environmental investigations and analyses, preparing reports and other deliverables; and computer tasks related to GIS, Excel, CAD, or Microstation
  • Perform field activities related to geotechnical engineering design and environmental studies (may include test boring observation, hand augers, boring stakeout, well readings, etc.)
  • Perform construction materials observation and testing (generally including testing of concrete, soil and asphalt) at local construction sites
  • Archive geotechnical data, including file review and culling, scanning and database building
Responsibilities will depend on Schnabel’s workload. Our professional staff will assist in developing a fundamental understanding of the Geotechnical Engineering industry.
Required Skills/Experience: 
  • Current enrollment in an ABET-accredited Civil Engineering or Geological Engineering Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program; candidates in programs with a focus on geotechnical engineering are preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to work with direction as part of a team
  • Positive attitude
  • Strong work ethic and a desire to learn
  • Ability and willingness to travel
  • Ability and willingness to work outdoors and perform field work
  • Ability to routinely lift up to 40 pounds
Other Requirements:
  • Valid driver’s license and dependable transportation; mileage (excluding commute) will be reimbursed based on the allowable IRS rate for travel assignments
  • Ability to pass a background check which may include criminal history, motor vehicle record and credit check
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment employment drug screening
About Us:

For over 60 years, Schnabel Engineering, an employee-owned company, has been focused on solving problems related to the earth and environment through specialization in geotechnical, geostructural, dam and tunnel engineering. We are an ENR Top 500 Design Firm and Top 200 Environmental Firm dedicated to excellence in client service, high quality, and value-added solutions. If you have an interest in joining our team, please apply below.

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