What You'll Do:
As a Co-Op working with our construction materials group, you will reinforce your educ...
What You'll Do:
As a Co-Op working with our construction materials group, you will reinforce your education through a practical, hands-on, paid work experience. Your work will be realistic and rewarding, and allow you to be in a position of responsibility. You will contribute ideas and develop knowledge and communication skills while interacting with top professionals in your field. Your co-op is more than a job; it is a learning experience that allows you to explore career options. You can even learn more about yourself, your skills, and help set your career goals. Best of all, you will be given meaningful assignments that will give you a sense of accomplishment. You also have a can do attitude and are ready to take on any project thrown your way and thats why a co-op with ECS will give you all the opportunity for career growth within our company youll want. For highlights of others who have taken their amazing skills and grown their careers with ECS, click here.You will be part of a dynamic, growing, and energized team - and your role is key to the success of ECS. While your job duties may fluctuate day to day, here are some areas we expect to see you grow in:Observing and documenting field activities related to the construction processSampling, testing, and inspecting soils, aggregates, concrete, grout, masonry, asphalt, and structural steel placementPerforming calculations and data reduction of test results along with draftingUsing field screening equipment and documenting readingsReading maps, following directions, and interpreting engineering and construction plansInteracting and communicating daily with contractors, technicians, and project managersFor you experienced Co-Ops - you will have an opportunity to do some more advanced field work but also see how we solve problems and deliver results to our clients by:Testing of soils, foundations, reinforced and post-tensioned concrete, masonry, structural steel, and asphalt pavementDetermining and/or performing appropriate laboratory testsAttending project meetings and assisting in project resolutionsAssisting with preparation of proposalsAssisting with scheduling, training, and oversight of Field TechniciansAssist with managing project budgets and invoicingWant to experience what this job entails? Click below:
What We're Looking For:
Actively pursuing a Bachelor or Master's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related degreeInterest in how building materials are utilized in the construction processMust be able to provide suitable transportation for use on job sites Mileage will be reimbursedSome serious GRIT and have no problem 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 68 inEngineering News-Records Top 500 Design Firms (ENR, April 2021) and 152 in Engineering News-RecordsTop 200 Environmental Firms (ENR, July 2021). To learn more about us, clickhere.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 here to learn more about the great benefits at ECS. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe 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 contractors legal duty to furnish information.