Intern
Levittown, PA
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Job Description

General Responsibilities

This is a summer position for college students currently studying civil engineering or construction management who have an interest in pursuing a career in construction materials testing and engineering. Responsibilities will consist of learning and performing fundamental field and laboratory tests related to soils, aggregates, concrete, asphalt and/or steel, and transporting materials samples between construction sites and our laboratories in South Plainfield, NJ and Levittown, PA. Duties may also include assisting with other service lines (geotechnical or environmental) as well as miscellaneous office and administrative support tasks.

Essential Role and Responsibilities:

  • Be committed to working safety at all times; follow safety rules and practices and other safety requirements for all projects.
  • Under close supervision of higher-level technicians or staff professionals, assist on tasks and perform basic testing and observations duties.
  • Provide/submit clear documentation of all findings and results.
  • Communicate information to direct supervisor and discuss accuracy of data.
  • Maintain assigned equipment.
  • Be responsible for maintaining quality standards on all tasks.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years completed toward a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or Construction Management engineering.
  • Ability to lift/move testing equipment ranging up to approximately 50 pounds in weight
  • Valid driver's license with acceptable violation history.

About Terracon

Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 4,000 employees in over 140 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon's growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

Terracon offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.

EEO Statement

Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.

Job Type Internship