Arup Geotechnical Engineering Intern (Available June 2021) in New York, New York
Geotechnical Engineering Intern (Available June 2021)
Sep 16, 2020Post Date
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
Currently pursuing a Bachelor's of Science in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering
3.0 GPA or higher
Sound knowledge of civil engineering fundamentals, soil and rock mechanics
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
The ability to prioritize effectively, balance assigned work and exceptional organization skills required for our constantly evolving environment
Strong interpersonal and communication skills essential for team-based working
Presentation skills with colleagues and clients of all levels
Master's or PhD preferred in Geotechnical Engineering
3.5 GPA or higher
Advanced courses in foundation and soil mechanics
Knowledge of Finite Element Analysis (Plaxis)
Practice in Slope/W, Slide
Exposure and interest in programming (Python, Visual Basic, Rhino, Leapfrog, etc…)
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
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
Greenline Extension, Boston
Potomac Yard Metrorail Station, Virginia
Hardberger Park Bridge, Texas
Long Island Rail Road, New York
Kensico Eastview Connector Tunnel, New York
Metro North Rail Road ESI, New York
Edmonton LRT, Canada
Hunters Point South, New York
Stapleton waterfront, New York
Arup is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment where our people are encouraged to grow. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.
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Post Date:Sep 16, 2020
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