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Project Engineer Intern

Company: Sullivan Environmental Services, Inc.
Location: Rocklin
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

About Us

Discover your future at Forgen!


Various Projects, as assigned

Employment Type

Non-Exempt, Temporary

Manager Position


Reports To

Project Manager or designee

Revision Date

March 2023

At Forgen, we are committed to building a strong team of amazing people. When you join our team, you open the door to unlimited growth potential and the support of professionals across the country who want to see you succeed. Today, we excel in complex geotechnical and environmental construction services that restore and strengthen our natural surroundings to protect people, communities, and the environment for generations to come. With employees supporting meaningful projects across the United States and Canada, our impact on future generations is only getting started. Whether you're looking to jumpstart your career in the environmental construction industry or a seasoned professional looking to fill one of our open management positions, we invite you to discover your future with Forgen.

Summary of Functions

Forgen is seeking students pursuing degrees in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related field; and other interested candidates to join our various project locations for internship opportunities.

This internship applies the general knowledge of the physical sciences and mathematics underlying engineering and specialized knowledge of the mechanics of solids (particularly of soils), hydraulics, theory of structure, strength of materials, engineering geology and surveying. The Project Engineer Intern assists with the overall execution of projects in accordance with the established budget, schedule, contract plans and specifications. Ensure the company's safety culture is documented, communicated, and enforced in accordance with the company's established policies and procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Embrace Forgen's Core Values in all aspects of the job.
  • Perform Project specific engineering support, including:
    • Prepare project submittals.
    • Maintain project record documents.
    • Perform technical review of contract plans and specifications.
    • Provide oversight and documentation related to project quality control in accordance with the contract plans, specifications, and company policies and procedures.
    • Prepare daily construction reports and progress tracking.
    • Manage, interpret, and perform site surveying.
    • Assist with the management of subcontractors.
    • Assist with the procurement or rental of equipment and materials.
    • Assist Project Manager with project daily cost reporting and tracking.
      • Perform Office engineering support, including:
        • Assist in the development of project cost estimates, proposals, and material take-offs.
        • Perform technical analysis of the remediation methodologies of various previously remediated projects.
        • Perform other administrative or office duties as required or as assigned.
          • Travel to project sites as necessary for extended durations.
          • Adhere to all federal, state, and local regulations.
          • Perform additional assignments and special projects as directed. Experience/Education
            • Candidates must be working towards a BS degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or equivalent
            • Beneficial Experience/Education:
              • Experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D software.
              • Experience with Primavera P6 scheduling software.
              • Experience with Microsoft Project scheduling software.
              • Experience with USACE QCS System.
              • Experience with site surveying, both conventional and GPS.
              • Assisting with the development of cost estimates and proposals.
              • Prior project experience with In-Situ Stabilization.
              • Prior experience with materials procurement and purchasing. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
                • Must be self-motivated and interested in learning all aspects of environmental and geotechnical construction
                • Knowledge of construction engineering technology, codes and standards, and an understanding of the interdependence and relationship between other functional units.
                • Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative.
                • Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time.
                • Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity.
                • Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt.
                • Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives.
                • Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail.
                • Excellent computer skills including knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office, Outlook, and Excel.
                • Above average oral and written communication skills, leadership skills, along with use of judgement and creativity applied to resolution of issues.
                • Highly proactive and responsive to internal and external customers Physical Demands

                  The following physical activities or abilities are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position. The actual requirements of this position will vary.
                  • Ability to communicate effectively with vendors, management, and other co-workers, both individually and in front of a group is important.
                  • Regular use of the telephone and email for communication is also essential.
                  • Sitting for extended period is common.
                  • No heavy lifting is expected. Exertion of up to 25 pounds of force occasionally may be required.
                  • Good manual dexterity for the use of common office equipment such as computers, calculator, copiers, and fax machines.
                  • Good reasoning ability and decision-making is important.
                  • Able to understand and utilize management reports, memos, and other documents to conduct business. Primarily an office position. At time site visits and field project visits are required. Travel to offices and projects in various location around the country as needed. The following physical activities or abilities are commonly, but not always, associated with site visits.
                    • Be able to stand or walk on a project site for extended durations.
                    • When on project sites or if performing some types of work activity wear all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including, but not limited to, earplugs, protective eyewear, gloves, hard hat, steel toed work boots, and high visibility safety apparel. Work Environment

                      The following environmental/atmospheric working conditions are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position. The actual working conditions will vary.
                      • Job Site environment, including, but not limited to, machines, tools, heavy equipment, chemicals, solvents, dust, fumes, noise, toxic materials; waste and infectious materials; work in inclement weather conditions.
                      • Occasional exposure to extreme weather conditions.
                      • Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities such as heavy lifting and climbing; work in confined spaces; work at heights, work around heavy construction equipment.
                      • Maintain effective audio/visual discrimination and perception to the degree necessary for the successful performance of assigned duties.
                        Perks and Benefits

                        Forgen offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, a retirement plan, employer paid short-term disability, accident insurance, and more. We also reward our employees' hard work with bonuses, vacation, and paid holidays. We believe in a flexible work environment work model for most non-craft positions. As an added bonus, we also offer an awards program, education assistance program, and a robust wellness program.

                        The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

                        It is the policy of Forgen to fill every position without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other basis made unlawful by applicable law. Forgen is an equal opportunity employer, and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee, including managers, supervisors, and co-workers.

Keywords: Sullivan Environmental Services, Inc., Rocklin , Project Engineer Intern, Engineering , Rocklin, California

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