ENGEO Soils Lab Intern in Rocklin, California
Entry level, on-the-job training. Performs all soil and concrete laboratory tests, such as compaction curves, moisture/density, gradation, triaxial and R-value tests and some concrete compression testing. Effectively communicates test results to office and field personnel as well as client contracts. Assist professional staff in supplying and maintaining field equipment. Assists professional staff in materials storage and disposal. Prepares lab documents for internal client’s compression testing of concrete. Pick up soil and concrete samples from various project sites.
A successful candidate be able to follow proper procedures, perform accurate computations, and build and maintain strong relationships with co-workers, clients, contractors, etc. Additionally, the candidate must have clear and concise verbal/written communication and computer skills, the ability to perform with moderate supervision and perform various tasks independently at the discretion of the supervisor. Lab work involves strenuous activity.
Education/Experience: Ideal student candidates must be enrolled in a Soil or Earth Sciences, Geology or Civil Engineering degree program and be in good academic standing and have taken at least a soils class.
Skills: Proactive, problem solver, proven track record of dependability, keen attention to detail, and well-developed interpersonal skills. Must effectively communicate and collaborate with clients, subcontractors, city agents, project managers - locally and in other regional offices- and internal support staff. Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic and diverse environment and have the ability to work and succeed as a team also while being resourceful when working alone in the lab. Enjoy learning and sharing knowledge with others for the success of the company. Must have a good understanding of the construction industry. Must be computer savvy and proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook computer applications.
Candidate Criteria: Must have a clean driving record, be drug free, be able to physically transport 50 lbs. on a consistent basis and have the physical ability to perform strenuous activity.
Keyword: soils intern