WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Geotechnical Intern I (ID# 36742) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Geotechnical Intern I (ID# 36742) Philadelphia, PA

Category: Geotechnical

Job Type: Intern

Minimum Experience: -

Required Education: Bachelor's Degree In Progress

Job Description

The Philadelphia Office of WSP currently has a need for an intern, supporting the Geotechnical & Tunneling Technical Excellence Center (TEC) Group. This is an excellent opportunity for students currently enrolled in an engineering program to gain real-world, hands-on experience by working with an industry leading tunneling team on a variety of challenging and diverse transit projects in the New Jersey, Philadelphia, and New York City region. Work assignments would include, but would not be limited to, assisting with geotechnical and tunneling related design of roadways, bridges, dredged material storage facilities, and railways using geotechnical programs, foundation design, construction support services and shop drawing reviews; and preparation of technical memos and reports. Develop your technical and communication skills under the supervision and guidance of experienced professionals.

Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges. Be involved in projects with our Geotechnical and Tunneling Team. If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion with you joining our team for your next internship.

WSP is currently seeking an exceptional candidate for a GEOTECHNICAL AND TUNNELING INTERN for our Philadelphia office for mid-May to September 2018.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist more experienced Geotechnical Engineers in broader Engineering activities

  • Perform routine Engineering functions

  • Assist in geotechnical related design and analysis

  • Assist with field work, including instrumentation monitoring during construction activities

Using GINT, SLOPE/W, SETTLE3D, GROUP, and various types of CADD design software

Job Requirements

  • CURRENTLY standing as a Junior/ Senior student actively enrolled in an accredited Civil Engineering (or related) Undergraduate or Graduate Program.

  • Must be motivated and have a strong desire to learn engineering skills related to geotechnical engineering

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Must have completed basic foundational courses including: Intro to Engineering, AutoCAD, Engineering Drafting course, Soil Mechanics, and Mechanics/Statics

  • The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Local candidates only. Please note that there is no relocation or housing assistance associated with this internship.

  • Some travel to Lawrenceville, NJ office and to field work in southern NJ possible

Experience with AutoCAD and knowledge of reading construction drawings


WSP USA (formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff) is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms—WSP. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE / Veteran/ Disability/ Gender/ Minority/ Female/ Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation

EOE / Veteran/ Disability/ Gender/ Minority/ Female/ Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation.