Geotechnical Engineering Intern - Available Summer 2019

Employer
Location
New York, NY, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 09, 2018
Closes
Dec 09, 2018
Ref
127885727
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Other job types
**Geotechnical Engineering Intern- Available Summer 2019**

**Start Here, Go Anywhere! Are you looking for an opportunity to shape a better world?**

During your internship at Arup, you'll have the chance to work with some of the most highly respected engineers and specialists in the world. You'll also get the opportunity to work on exciting and significant projects, delivering quality work that has a positive and lasting influence on the community and the environment.

**Responsibilities of this specific role will include, but not be limited to the following:**

• Carry out part time site supervision of ground investigation

• Prepare laboratory test schedules

• Use the GINT ground investigation database system

• Interpret ground conditions and understand their impact on design and construction

• Prepare shallow and piled foundation designs, slope stability calculations and seismic assessments

• Carry out temporary support of excavation designs, for tunnel shafts and cut and cover tunnels/subway stations

• Conduct preliminary ground movement predictions and building damage assessments

• Work alongside our structural and bridge engineers to develop foundation and deep excavation designs

• Prepare desk study reports on sites due for development

**Qualifications**

**Required:**

• Currently pursuing a Master's of Science or Master's of Engineering in Geotechnical Engineering

• 3.0 GPA or higher

• Sound knowledge of civil engineering fundamentals, soil and rock mechanics

• Professional demeanor

• Good communication skills essential for team-based working

• Excellent planning and organization skills required for our fast-paced environment

• Must be highly motivated, proactive and willing to take on new challenges

**Preferred:**

• Master's or PhD preferred in Geotechnical Engineering

• EIT/FE desired

• Advanced courses in foundation and soil mechanics

• Knowledge of Finite Element Analysis (Plaxis)

• Practice in Slope/W, Slide

• Evidence of past internship or extracurricular activity in the field

• Proven ability to perform in a deadline environment

• Past history of technical presentations and technical writing

• Evidence of personal investment in academic or extracurricular field

**Notable Projects**

Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world's most prominent projects across our industry. We offer a broad range of professional services to clients around the world that combine to make a real difference to our clients and the communities in which we work.

• 2nd Avenue Subway, New York

• Dulles International Airport Expansion, Washington, D.C.

• Gerald Desmond Bridge, Los Angeles

• Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building at Dudley Square, Boston

• WW Grainger Headquarters, Chicago

• Uptown District Mobility Improvement, Houston

• Nasher Sculpture Center Garden, Dallas

• Transbay Transit Center, San Francisco

• LEED Platinum Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Headquarters, Seattle

• Queen's Way West Revitalization, Canada

• Agora Convention Centre in Bogota

Arup is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment where our people are encouraged to thrive.

**Job:** _Geotechnical_

**Title:** _Geotechnical Engineering Intern - Available Summer 2019_

**Location:** _New York-New York_

**Requisition ID:** _NEW0000KO_

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