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Mountlake Terrace is offering a summer engineering internship beginning this month that could continue into the fall of 2020 and into 2021. The position is for next year’s seniors and juniors who are interested in becoming a structural engineer.

Company Info:

Mountlake Terrace specializes in the telecommunications industry along with residential and industrial building work. They work on all types of TV, radio , and telecommunication towers all over the US for private and public clients. These towers range in height from 50 feet to 2000 feet. Their work in residential and industrial ranges from retrofit, mod work to design of new higher end homes, commercial buildings, and vineyard facilities.

Work Info:

Mountlake Terrace is looking for an engineering intern who is interested in the possibility of some travel as it may arise in the future with continued full time employment, training to safely climb towers if long term employment works out, learning how we analyze the towers, report writing, AutoCAD and learning about this unique type of work. Additional work will be to assist our engineers getting reports sent out, helping with accounting, helping with proposals, and working with the senior engineer to assist in engineering license renewal.

Their goal is to provide our engineers with a well-rounded experience that will help them to become licensed Civil Engineers with the goal of becoming a Structural Engineer.

Contact Madison J. Batt in any of the following ways to set up an interview:

Learn more about Mountlake Terrace here.

EIT Opportunity in Wenatchee

Gray & Osborne Engineers is hiring for an Entry-Level Civil Engineering position in Wenatchee, WA.

They are a satellite office of a regional firm headquartered in Seattle, WA. They work on a multitude of different projects ranging from sewer, water, storm, fish hatchery, and transportation. The work includes planning, funding assistance, engineering analysis, construction document development and construction management for municipalities and special purpose districts. They are looking for an entry-level civil engineering student to assist the office on our engineering projects.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Primary responsibilities including providing planning, design, and construction support for water, sewer, stormwater, and transportation projects for municipalities and special purpose districts in Washington State. Duties may include the preparation of planning documents, engineering reports, plan, specifications, and estimates for projects. Duties may also include providing construction management support activities such as submittal review, resolution of construction issues, and field observation of construction activities. This position is under the direction of a licensed professional engineer. This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys working in a creative and collaborative environment where you are can be part of a design team in providing service to small to cities and special purpose districts throughout North Central Washington.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:

  • 4-year Civil Engineering degree.
  • Engineer-in-Training preferred.
  • 0-4 years’ experience in Civil Engineering design.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work well with others in a collaborative manner.
  • Possesses high energy and willingness to learn.
  • Able to use AutoCAD and Civil 3D as design tools.

Gray & Osborne offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Please email resume to grayosborne@g-o.com or mail to Gray & Osborne, Inc., 1130 Rainier Avenue S., Suite 300., Seattle, WA 98144.

Learn more about the company here.

Please reach out to me if you have any questions about the position or living in Wenatchee.

Transportation Job Opportunities with VTA

VTA has two openings in the Travel Demand Modeling, Geospatial Analytics, and Research group.  These are consultant/contractor positions who would be working full-time at VTA.  They’re bringing them on board through AECOM.  There is currently no term limit on the position. They have been having these contractor positions for 6-9 years (6 years for position #2 and 9 years for position #1)

VTA plays two major roles: (1) transit service provider for Santa Clara County and (2) the congestion management agency for our county.  Essentially, they are the multi-modal transportation planning and implementation agency in Silicon Valley.

The two openings are:

(1) Transportation Modeler Position (requires prior work experience in travel demand modeling)

(2) Transportation Analyst Position (recent or fresh grads welcomed to apply!)

Highlights of the exciting projects VTA is currently engaging in includes:

  • a $5.4 billion 6-mile extension of BART (in which VTA has been selected in its pilot program Expedited Project Delivery),
  • a $453 million LRT extension to East San Jose to provide the area easy access to LRT and BART
  • re-design of Diridon Station in downtown San Jose, the most prominent transit center in Silicon Valley when BART Phase 2 opens (while VTA is the lead, this project include other major players such as Caltrain, Hi-Speed Rail Authority, and City of San Jose)
  • a countywide managed lane program to convert existing HOV lanes into managed lanes (we’re currently in Phase 3 of the project, which is estimated at about $56 million)
  • A countywide Complete Street program
  • A countywide bicycle super-highway program
  • Numerous transit-oriented joint developments (TOJDs) around our LRT stations

In addition to the various capital projects and on-going programs, with COVID-19 and the potential changes in travel pattern in the post-COVID era, VTA anticipates even more data analytics work to help inform decision-making in a future filled with more uncertainty than before.

Learn more about VTA here and link the position names to learn more about the jobs and apply.

Wilson Engineering Positions Available

Wilson Engineering is a small/medium-sized consulting firm based in Bellingham, and they’re looking to hire a few qualified engineers with backgrounds in wastewater (both entry level and experienced professionals). More information about the job opportunities can be found here

Learn more about Wilson Engineering here.

 

CC@E’s Networking AMAM and Opt-In Resume Books

Check out this message from Alice Kim from Career Center @ Engineering:

As we navigate the uncertainties around us as best as we can, I’m sure many of you are also concerned how the global pandemic will affect your job/internship search. Although many companies are still figuring out their hiring needs, the good news is that there are many new job and internship postings being posted in Handshake, so we encourage you to actively seek out those opportunities and stay motivated.

NETWORKING AMA (Tuesday, 4/21, 4pm): Networking is a critical part of a job/internship search process at any given time. However, it can be an especially powerful strategy at times like this. Take the advantage of the remote world by having virtual career conversations with the industry professionals, and gain advice while building industry contacts. Join me on Tuesday and learn about how you can identify and reach out to the people that you’d like to learn more about! You will also be able to ask any questions that you may have regarding your job/internship search, learn from other students’ experiences, and strategize on the next steps together as a group. You can click on the following link to join the session – https://washington.zoom.us/j/458193294

OPT-IN RESUME BOOKS: Students seeking near-term internship or full-time opportunities can submit their resumes into our *OPT-IN RESUME BOOKS* via Handshake. These collections of resumes will be distributed to interested employers upon request, giving them quick access to available candidates in lieu of being physically on-campus. The resume books can be found as available “jobs” in Handshake, so please refer to the specific job number(s) below. Please read the job posting and follow the instructions. Students may submit their resumes to multiple books, and questions may be directed to ENGRHIRE@UW.EDU

  • 3687133 (full-time Engineering roles, undergrads)
  • 3687136 (internships in Engineering, undergrads)
  • 3725773 (full-time computing/IT, undergrads)
  • 3725779 (internships in computing/IT, undergrads)

You can also schedule a 30-minute virtual/phone career appointment to chat with a career coach via Handshake. Our RESUME REVIEW service is also available; simply e-mail a copy of your resume to ENGRHIRE@UW.EDU. We’re here to support and look forward to connecting with you!