Are you a college graduate that not quite ready to spend the rest of your life behind a desk? Do you have experience in the construction industry? Terracon is growing and hiring interns along the Front Range. This role will start with training on field techniques, and will probably be 25% in the office and 75% in the field for the 12 week materials, geotechnical, facilities or environmental internship period.
Our Denver office works on exciting projects including bridges and highways, airports, paving, and concrete design. This position is for an entry-level internship and will be responsible for planning, and coordinating construction materials specific project work. Field testing and reporting and sampling for projects varying in size and complexity. The successful candidate will be motivated to learn all phases of construction materials testing, geotechnical soils reports, facilities or environmental operations including, but not limited to, field methods and laboratory methods, preparing technical documents.
Essential Roles and Responsibilities:
• Performs sampling or testing as directed.
• Provides assistance to other field and/or laboratory personnel
• Transports equipment, specimens or documents to field personnel, laboratory, clients or other offices, and provides physical assistance in equipment set-up.
• Cleans equipment, vehicles and work areas
• Assists other technicians or professional staff on routine tasks
• Will be placed in a progressively increased role of training and responsibility in work assignments.
•High school diploma and BS degree in progress in a science or related field (environmental, safety, engineering or geology). The ideal candidate will have approx. one to two years’ remaining to complete their BS degree.
•Must have a valid driver’s license
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.
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.
Location/Region: Wheat Ridge, CO