Geotechnical Internship (Level 1)
Frederick, MD 
Posted 23 days ago
Job/Internship Description
What You'll Do

  • Assisting with performing lab testing
  • Drafting boring logs and location diagrams

  • Scheduling of drill rigs for geotechnical projects

  • Obtaining utility clearance for subsurface explorations

  • Assisting with the subsurface exploration program and preparing drilling instructions

  • Performing boring and test pit layouts by both conventional surveying and Global Positioning Systems (GPS)

  • Classifying soil samples

  • Performing hand augers to obtain subsurface information and soil samples

  • Observing foundation or ground improvement installations

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What We're Looking For

  • Actively pursuing a Bachelor or Master degree in Civil Engineering, Geology, or related degree

  • Interest in how structures are supported and a desire to think outside the box

  • Must be able to provide suitable transportation for use on job sites - mileage will be reimbursed

  • Position requires carrying 40 - 70 lbs multiple times a day or occasionally lifting 85 lbs to waist height

Who We Are

Founded in 1988, Engineering Consulting Services (ECS) is a leader in geotechnical, construction materials, environmental, and facilities engineering. ECS is currently ranked 38 in Zweig Group's Hot Firms List (Zweig Group, June 2022), 64 in Engineering News-Record's Top 500 Design Firms (ENR, April 2022), and 142 in Engineering News-Record's Top 200 Environmental Firms (ENR, July 2022). To learn more about us, click .

We love our employees and we show this through providing some great benefits, including paid time off, health and other insurance plans, retirement and college savings plans, and more. Click to learn more about the great benefits at ECS.

ECS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This means that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

ECS is an Equal Opportunity [EO] employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other protected category. E-verify and federal drug-free work place compliant.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Type of Compensation
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