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Hanson Professional Services Inc. Student Intern (Structural/Geotechnical) 2021 in Lisle, Illinois

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Hanson Professional Services Inc. is a dynamic, employee-owned consulting firm of more than 400 employees providing a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, scientific, and allied services throughout the USA. We were #18 in the multidiscipline category in the Zweig Group Best Firms to Work For. Hanson is seeking candidates for our 2018-2019 internship programs.

General Assignments: Interns will perform routine engineering tasks using standard procedures under supervision of a Registered Professional Engineer and may assist Hanson engineers, designers and technicians in transportation related disciplines.

Interns will typically support one or more experienced engineers in performance of assignments, spend time shadowing actual operations, and have unique assignments that support larger projects as well as experience the day-to-day workings of engineering. Interns may perform and/or participate in additional activities/events which help them build a strong network within the Hanson community and with fellow interns. Internships may require travel to suppliers, customers, or other Hanson locations.

Key Responsibilities: Engineering interns will be expected to perform the following key responsibilities with assistance from a Hanson professional engineer:

  1. Preparing plans, designs, specifications, and cost estimates;

  2. Gathering and/or providing data for the preparation of engineering or environmental reports and studies;

  3. Performing and/or reviewing calculations or reports such as those related to surveying, transportation engineering, soil capacities and quantities;

  4. Utilize engineering software packages such as Microstation and/or Geopak:

  5. Conducting field investigations and/or survey assistance in order to gather information;

  6. Documenting and/or observing construction operations; and

  7. Performing related duties such as writing memoranda, letters or general reports; collecting and correlating engineering data; maintaining records; attending meetings; and operating technical equipment.

Qualifications: Key requirements are listed but not limited to the following:

• Strong written and oral communication skills

• Strong analytical skills

• Knowledge of Microsoft Office

• Valid driver’s license

Intern must be actively enrolled in a technical field of study such as Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Structural, or Geotechnical. The ideal candidate will have successfully completed their sophomore year and be actively enrolled in an accredited 4 year college or university.

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Hanson specializes in engineering, planning and a range of allied services. We’re an employee-owned, award-winning consulting firm with offices across the United States.

Since 1954, our clients have known us as a trusted partner, committed to their success and capable of handling challenging projects. From planning and design to construction and completion, we’ll take a hands-on approach to your project with a clear focus on your goals, budget and timeline.

We do not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or agencies/staffing firms. Resumes are only accepted from recruiters and agency/staffing firms if a signed agreement is in place at the inception of the recruiting effort and authorized for a specified position.