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Water Intern II job in Portland

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Job Ref:  31441
Employer:  WSP Group
Country:  United States
City:  Portland
21/10/2016 05:10
About WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services consulting firms, provides services designed to transform the built environment and restore the natural one. The firm's expertise ranges from environmental remediation and urban planning, to engineering iconic buildings and designing sustainable transport networks, to developing the energy sources of the future and enabling new ways of extracting essential resources. Approximately 34,000 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, as well as various environmental experts, work for this dynamic organization in more than 500 offices across 40 countries worldwide. NA

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has an immediate opening in our Portland, Oregon office for a Water Intern II for Fall of 2016 through May of 2017 with the potential for extension through Summer of 2017. Work hours will be flexible to a candidate's school schedule with an estimated 8 to 20 hours per week. Key work activities include supporting projects associated with stormwater, water and sewer system planning and design. Type of work and activities will vary depending on needs.

Position Description
      • Assist more experienced staff in the execution of a variety of water planning and design projects
      • Assist with field work
      • Assist in analysis of project data
      • Assist with project research
      • Perform basic calculations
      • Assisting in preparing contract documents
      • Prepare materials for presentations or client meetings
      • Document research and field investigations
      • Use various types of CAD design software
      • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements
Education Required:
      • Completed two years of college in a four or five year program majoring in Environmental Science or Civil Engineering, Biological or Ecological Engineering with an emphasis/interest in water (stormwater, water, and sanitary sewer) by the start of the internship
      • CURRENT standing as a Junior or Senior student actively enrolled in an accredited undergraduate program (those who have already completed degree studies do not qualify as candidates for this or any of our internships)
Desired Qualifications:
      • GIS and CADD skills
      • Affiliations with professional societies and active community involvement

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

Considering local candidates only.

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