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Civil Engineering Internship - Fall 2024

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Civil Engineering Internship - Fall 2024
Dynamic Engineering Consultants, PC

The Dynamic Internship allows current undergraduate students, graduate students, and/or recent graduates the opportunity to develop engineering experience in either Land Development, Environmental/Geotechnical, Traffic/Transportation, or Land Survey.

Position Summaries:

Land Development Internship

The Design Intern is responsible for the due diligence investigations as well as preliminary design and engineering analyses of various types of retail, commercial, industrial and residential site layouts throughout regions where we do business. Projects include working with several Fortune 500 companies, as well as working with local and regional developers with varying degrees of complexity 

Review municipal zoning and land development ordinances and applicable agency regulations to determine land development limitations for the property.
Prepare Site Investigation and Due Diligence Reports to include the review of ordinances, utility service research, outside agency regulations and site visits to establish comprehensive development guidelines.
Prepare Conceptual Site Plans.
Prepare preliminary Grading Plans and Design.
Design of Stormwater Management and Stormwater Conveyance Systems, Utility Systems and Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Design Plans.
Prepare technical reports including drainage, sanitary sewer and site investigation reports.
Prepare written correspondence to outside agencies, client, attorney, contractor, etc.
Perform other tasks as assigned

Geotechnical/Environmental Internship

The Geotechnical Intern is responsible for various field, laboratory and engineering tasks needed to support the geotechnical group throughout regions where we do business.  Intern responsibilities typically include training to complete on site construction phase soil and concrete testing and inspection; conducting soil laboratory tests, and preparing inspection and data reports.  Projects typically include working with several Fortune 500 companies, as well as working with local and regional developers with varying degrees of complexity.  
Conduct construction site testing, inspection and sampling
Perform concrete placement tests including slump, air content, temperature, monitoring material compliance with project specifications, and concrete cylinder fabrication.  Services also include sample transport to laboratory when applicable.
Perform soil compaction testing and fill placement monitoring.
Conduct laboratory soils testing for permeability, maximum dry density/optimum moisture content determination.
Witness and document soil borings and/or test pit investigations as part of a site geotechnical investigation.
Prepare inspection reports, laboratory data reports and other project correspondence.
Deliver samples and/or testing equipment between sites, office and laboratory as needed.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Traffic Internship

The Traffic Intern works alongside the Design Engineer and under the direction of a Project Manager and is responsible for day-to-day project work producing technical deliverables for traffic and transportation engineering projects. 
Establish and monitor adherence to project schedule and budget.
Provide all necessary coordination and follow-up on the work to ensure quality standards are met, efficiency levels are maintained and client satisfaction, respect and confidence are assured.
Assist in the development of traffic control device design plans, including traffic signal, signing, pavement marking, lighting and ITS plans.
Create clear, concise technical reports and high quality drawings, primarily using AutoCAD.
Perform field duties outside of the office in support of projects, including traffic data collection and field verifications of existing and proposed traffic control device installations.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Survey Internship

The Survey Intern is primarily responsible for assisting in land surveying duties. Responsibilities include a variety of technical duties in the areas of surveying, construction, operations, and maintenance in support of surveyors, staff engineers and supervisors. The Survey Intern will assist with obtaining necessary data to complete surveys on behalf of the company. 

Perform selected survey assignments, quickly and accurately.
Perform a variety of surveys including site surveys, boundary, topographic, plot plans, roadway utility and subdivision plans.
Preparation and set-up of survey files for field crews.
Prepare field notes and organize field equipment.
Conduct grade sheet computations.
Deed and Filed Map Research for Boundary Analysis
Topographic/As-built Surveys and/or Boundary Survey Sketches.
Preparation of Metes & Bounds Descriptions.
Project Datum Conversion/Transformation.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Internship Qualifications
Pursuing or in receipt of a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering.
0-2 years’ experience in Civil Site Engineering (residential and/or commercial/industrial/office site design and permitting experience).
Engineer-In-Training (EIT) preferred.
Valid driver’s license.
Ability to maintain and operate personal and/or company vehicle.

Internship Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
Familiar with the use of AutoCAD to assist in the production of site plan drawings.
Knowledge of Hydraulic and Stormwater Design Programs.
Design and drafting capabilities.
Grading and drainage design skills.
Proficient in the use of available mapping websites for due diligence and site investigation purposes.
Proficient in the use of the following design tools for site engineering:
Hydraflow – Storm Sewers
Various Nomographs
Gravity Flow – Hydraulic Analysis, Manning’s Equation
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Software including Word, Excel, Outlook and Project.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Independent and critical thinking abilities.
Self-starter who can work independently and with team members.
Job Type
Annapolis, Maryland United States,Chester Township, New Jersey United States,Bethlehem, Pennsylvania United States,Newark, New Jersey United States,Dallas, Texas United States,Toms River, New Jersey United States,Lake Como, New Jersey United States,Houston, Texas United States,Delray Beach, Florida United States,Newtown, Pennsylvania United States,Philadelphia, Pennsylvania United States
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