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Engineering Summer Internship – Field Crew

Engineering Summer Internship – Field Crew

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood currently has a paid Summer Internship position available in our Beltsville, MD office for civil engineering student.


This position is scheduled for 32 hours per week, with some 40 hour weeks, and some potential for overtime.


A daily meal allowance is provided when working in the field. There is potential for local and regional travel to project locations mostly in MD, VA. Overnight accommodation, meals and incidentals are provided during travel.


Key Responsibilities


  • Work is predominantly field-based for collecting data and obtaining materials samples for pavement infrastructure assessment and design of improvements
    • Crew size ranges from 2-5 people, comprising engineering technicians and/or engineers
    • Candidates will use a variety of handheld equipment for GPS location referencing, data entry to handheld computers and digital photography
  • Field work can involve full days of walking for data collection
    • Materials sampling involves use of coring machine, and hand augers
    • Moderate-heavy lifting of equipment and samples is required on some days
  • As time permits, will support office operations with data transfer/entry in spreadsheets, and using custom software applications

Skills / Qualifications

  • An interest or experience in pavement evaluation, design or construction is an asset but not required
  • An excellent driving record is essential for operation of full sized pick-up trucks and full sized vans
  • Candidates will be required to undergo pre-employment drug test, background check, fit for duty physical and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company’s driving policy

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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