Anchor Que internships

Anchor QEA Seeking Summer Interns for Various Office Locations

Anchor QEA is seeking interns across a broad range of disciplines, in multiple office locations across the country, for our 2019 summer internship program. Interns will have the unique experience of hands on work within their scope of study, as well as the opportunity for exposure to other service areas within our firm. Interns will walk away with a foundational knowledge of environmental engineering, consulting, planning and restoration, and science. You’ll even have a chance to work with Principal and senior-level professionals, assisting them with project-related tasks and gaining insight into the world of professional consulting.

Check it out and fell free to distribute to potential candidates.  We will have internship at:

 

Amesbury/Beverly, MA

Asheville, NC

Bellingham, WA

Boston, MA

Portland, OR

Seattle, WA

Syracuse, NY

Woodcliff, NJ

 

Candidates will need to complete the internship application and send along with their resume to internships@anchorqea.com.   If you are referring a candidate, remind them to include your name in the “referred by” section of the application.

 

For any recruiting questions related to internships and any other hiring, please email recruitment@anchorqea.com

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City of Bellevue Internships

The City of Bellevue Transportation Department has several openings for engineering interns, including one for current freshmen and sophomores and one for upperclassmen and graduate students. Please see the following descriptions:

 

The Transportation Engineering Intern II will work within Bellevue’s Traffic Engineering group, which manages the city’s daily traffic operations. These operations include traffic signals, street lighting, signage, and multimodal traffic solutions. We are seeking a student in their freshman or sophomore year (graduation date later than June 2021).

 

The Intelligent Transportation Systems Intern II/III will work within Bellevue’s Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) group, which manages the city’s daily traffic signal and ITS system. This system includes a fully adaptive traffic signal system, a state-of-the-art traffic surveillance system and multiple other traffic operational tools. We are seeking juniors, seniors, or graduate students with at least one full year of school left to fill this position.

 

The Neighborhood Traffic Safety Services (NTSS) Intern will working within  Bellevue’s Neighborhood Traffic Safety Services group to assist with the city’s pedestrian safety, school safety, neighborhood parking, and traffic calming projects. Through a variety of programs and projects, staff members work to address resident concerns through education efforts and traffic safety projects.

 

Please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/bellevuewa for more information and to apply.

The closing dates for these are closing soon so apply now!!

2019 Developing Northern Australia Conference

Are you interested in making a difference? If so, then you should become a conference presenter!

Share your strategies for advancing our northern regions at the 2019 Developing Northern Australia Conference. We want to hear from you!

Enjoy the unique scenery of Western Australia’s Pilbara region while sharing your research, strategies and experiences in economic, environmental and community development.

Apply Herehttps://northaust.org.au/abstract-submissions/

 

The future of regional Australia is in your hands – do you have information to share?

Become a presenter at the 2019 Australian Regional Development Conference and take the stand to inform others on the challenges, opportunities and experiences faced in your regional area.

View 2019 Topics:https://regionaldevelopment.org.au/present/

 

Applications to present at the 2019 Liveable Cities Conference are now open!

This is your opportunity to share insight and present your research, projects or future plans for creating healthy, sustainable spaces to live, work and play.

Find out morehttps://liveablecities.org.au/submit-an-abstract/

 

 

 

 

Bykonen Carter Quinn Structural Engineer Job posting

Entry Level Design Engineer/EIT

Bykonen Carter Quinn is a small structural engineering design firm specializing in architectural structures. We are located in Seattle’s Denny Regrade neighborhood. We provide a flexible and dynamic work environment.

Bykonen Carter Quinn is looking for an entry-level BSCE or MS graduate structural engineer. The successful candidate will have taken the standard structural design courses and be familiar with the design and analysis of concrete, steel, and wood building structures.

Preferred qualifications include: Strong verbal and written communication skills, EIT Certification or intent to obtain licensure. The ability to work well with others and under the direction of Principal or Project Engineer is critical. Experience with Revit Structure is highly desired.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and offer competitive compensation and benefits including a 401k retirement plan, medical and dental insurance.

Please send a resume and letter of interest to Tom Bykonen, SE @ tmb@bcq-se.com 

You can also apply through handshake with this link below:

https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2340842

 

Freestone Environmental services inc Job position

Freestone Environmental Services, Inc. (www.gofreestone.com) is a multi-disciplinary consulting firm, seeks an Environmental Scientist to support cleanup and restoration of contaminated sites in the Great Lakes Region. This individual will work with NOAA’s Office of Response and Restoration (OR&R, http://response.restoration.noaa.gov/),
Assessment and Restoration Division (ARD) under the Damage Assessment, Remediation, and Restoration Program (DARRP-www.DARRP.noaa.gov/) and support restoration efforts as part of NOAA’s Great Lakes Habitat Restoration
Program. This position will be based out of either NOAA’s Seattle, WA or Ann Arbor, MI office.

OR&R’s mission is to protect and restore coastal and marine resources injured by the release of oil or hazardous
substances or direct physical impacts such as vessel groundings. Additionally, OR&R has been involved in the
interagency Great Lakes Restoration Initiative since fiscal year 2010. Responsibilities of the incumbent generally will
include providing support for NOAA’s Great Lakes Restoration Initiative efforts. Specific responsibilities include those
listed below.

Core Responsibilities:
● Employee shall provide recommendations for integrating restoration and recovery into cleanup plans for hazardous
waste sites including Torch Lake Area of Concern (AOC) (MI).
● Employee shall evaluate Great Lakes Restoration Initiative AOCs to support restoration.
● Employee shall recommend and participate in monitoring projects to ensure cleanup or restoration objectives are met.
● Employee shall support NOAA’s efforts under the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, such as developing project
templates (proposals); managing activities of principal investigators; budgeting and prioritizing expenditures;
resolving billing and spending concerns; and coordinating with other GLRI activities.
● Employee shall coordinate and connect OR&R Assessment and Restoration Division’s activities occurring in the
Great Lakes such as DIVER development, AOC data management and DARRP case work with other regional NOAA
activities.
Qualifications:
Required Qualifications:
● Master’s or Doctorate degree in environmental science, preferably in one of more of the following sub-disciplines:
aquatic toxicology, environmental chemistry, coastal ecology, environmental engineering; or environmental policy
with an emphasis in quantitative analysis.
● Strong verbal and writing skills.
● Strong computer and analytical skills
● Self-motivated, energetic, strategic thinker.
● Ability to work independently.
Desired Qualifications:
● Familiarity with the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
● Experience in managing complex environmental projects, including building consensus around goals and objectives,
and tracking and reporting on accomplishments.
● Experience in assessing risk or injury to contaminated Great Lakes coastal aquatic species and habitats.

Term: This is a one-year position, with annual renewals possible.

To Apply:
Please submit your resume, the contact information for three (3) references, Freestone application form
(https://www.gofreestone.com/Careers.html), and a cover letter explaining how your qualifications meet the requirements
of the position and whether you have a preference for the job location (Seattle or Ann Arbor) to: jobs@gofreestone.com
with the following subject line: Great Lakes.

Freestone is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Veteran Friendly.

Pacific Groundwater Group Engineering and Scientist job openings

Two Job Openings: Scientists or Engineers:

PGG of Seattle, Washington seeks to hire two Scientists or Engineers with a
Master’s Degree or PhD. Our projects range from remedial investigations/feasibility studies and cleanups to Superfund sediments allocation and forensics to water resource and land use hydrogeology. Because of our size and
strong reputation, we generally are able to choose projects that are interesting
and offer technical challenges.

We are looking for two people to join our team who have most of the following:

• Master’s degree in geology, hydrogeology, geochemistry, or related field
• Background in environmental remediation, aqueous geochemistry, isotopes,
and environmental geochemistry; fate and transport of organics and metals,
chemical forensics and statistics (R or Python, etc.)
• Theoretical and applied understanding of groundwater flow, production well
design and testing, water rights mitigation, well hydraulics, vadose zone processes, contaminant transport, data management, and groundwater modeling
• Strong writing and verbal ability
• Ability to discern what is important, to observe important details, to integrate
details into a global understanding, and to communicate that information
• Good organizational skills
• Strong self-initiation
• Eagerness to assist in field efforts, analysis, and reporting

PGG is a small (staff of 18), highly technical groundwater and environmental firm.
We consult for private and public clients in the Northwest and elsewhere. PGG
was founded in 1987 and is an equal opportunity employer. We value and appreciate creativity, quality work, a team approach, a sense of humor, and a balanced
life. We have an associate program that builds employees successfully into ownership.

If you are qualified and interested in immediate employment with PGG, please
send a resume (email only) to:
HR@pgwg.com Subject: Employment

UW Three Minute Thesis 2019 – $2500 in prizes!

UW Three Minute Thesis 2019
2019 UW Three Minute Thesis - Call for Proposals
Are you a UW graduate student in the final stages of your capstone, thesis or dissertation project? Apply to compete in Three Minute Thesis, where you’ll have the opportunity to present your research in just three minutes for cash prizes totaling $2,500. The 2019 UW Three Minute Thesis (UW 3MT®) Competition is open to all eligible graduate students from Bothell, Tacoma, and Seattle campuses.

Read the eligibility requirements.

The deadline to submit a proposal is April 5 at 11:59 p.m.

The theme for this year’s competition is Impact. As graduate and professional students, you are contributing to significant innovations within your respective fields and disciplines, within your communities and across local and international levels. Whether you have developed a new way of approaching a problem, unearthed an important part of history that needs to be told or created a solution or technology to address a pressing contemporary issue — we want to hear in your proposal how your thesis, capstone, or research project has potential or demonstrated impact!

Participating in 3MT is a great opportunity to:

  • Learn to talk about your research without using jargon
  • Prepare for job interviews. One UW 3MT winner shared that her three minute talk was useful for answering job interview questions!
  • Practice your public speaking skills
  • Build your network and your resume
  • Receive practice session feedback from Core Programs and UW Libraries staff in a friendly and positive environment
  • Compete for cash prizes!

3MT is intended for graduate students who are ready to present their capstone, thesis or dissertation work, rather than for works-in-progress. If you are at an earlier stage with your research, we encourage you to consider Scholars’ Studio events to present your work.

For more information, please visit the UW 3MT website or send questions to uw3mt@uw.edu.

 

TODAY – Earthquake Engineering Research Institute University of Washington Student Chapter Meeting

Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
University of Washington Student Chapter Meeting
 
Date: Monday, March 4th, 2019
Time: 5:30pm
Location: Alder Hall Auditorium, University of Washington
 
Join the EERI at UW student chapter for our February monthly meeting. The meeting will feature the Friedman Family Visiting Professionals Program Lecturer, Jay Wilson, the Clackamas County Resilience Coordinator with the Department of Disaster Management. He will be speaking about how emergency managers provide context for community risk management decisions. All are encouraged to attend – you do not need to be a member of EERI. We are excited to have Jay Wilson visiting and we look forward to seeing you at this event!
For more information, email:
Earthquake Engineering Research Institute at UW

WSDOT Research Results Webinars

Please join us for the latest in WSDOT’s Research & Library Services bimonthly Research Results Webinars.

 

About Webinar Wednesdays

WSDOT’s Research & Library Services Office hosts Webinar Wednesdays, a series of bimonthly, one-hour webinars. Each webinar showcases a research project with results that could eventually be implemented around the state.

 

Webinar topics include: highway lighting, innovative bridge design and construction, underwater noise mitigation, pollinator habitats, connected and autonomous vehicle technology, LiDAR, and others. For links to recordings of past webinars, please contact one of the organizers listed above.

 

These webinars align with our workforce development goals and support many of our Results WSDOT strategic goals. We hope that they might inspire new innovative and creative ideas in you.

 

What:   Linear Scheduling – WHAT IS IT? – Presented by: Amy Kim, Assistant Professor in Civil Engineering at University of Washington, Shuoqi (Stanley) Wang, Postdoc Research Associate at University of Washington, and Mark Gabel, WSDOT Cost Risk Estimating Manager.

When:   10:30—11:30 a.m. Pacific Time, March 13, 2019.

Who:    Participation is open to any WSDOT employee, with supervisor’s approval. If you know someone outside of WSDOT who might be interested in this topic, feel free to share this announcement. All who are interested in this topic are welcome.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Those who are interested but cannot make the live webinar are still encouraged to register. All who register will receive a link to a recording of the webinar.

 

Please direct questions to the organizers:

·         Mustafa Mohamedali, PE, PMP, mohamem@wsdot.wa.gov 360-704-6307

·         Mike Wendt, MLIS, wendtm@wsdot.wa.gov 360-705-7710

 

About this webinar

 

  cid:74C125F2F098DC4CB387105248DE6AA7@WSDOT.WA.GOV

Have you ever asked, why didn’t they think of this during design?  Working on a design, have you ever wondered how the project might be constructed so the design can be optimized for construct-ability?  Many in our industry, for decades, have pursued ways to improve the nexus between design and construction.  This webinar explores a powerful approach to make design and construction considerations an integral part of project development.

 

WSDOT has launched an initiative to evaluate, develop and implement best practices for linear schedule of transportation projects. Linear scheduling may be an effective tool for construct-ability reviews earlier in design and to identify coordination opportunities. It can enhance processes related to project cost risk assessment, value engineering, and stakeholder engagement. This multi phase study includes surveys and interviews of key WSDOT project personnel; and pilot use of the linear scheduling with off the shelf software in a selected project. This webinar is a platform for researchers to present some preliminary findings at an early stage, gather input and attract potential interviewees and participants for future stages.

 

About the presenters

 

 

 

  • Amy Kim, PhD | Assistant Professor, University of Washington Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dr. Kim received her Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University. She is a member of the Transportation Research Board’s Standing Committee on Construction Management. Previously, she has been involved with two National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) projects; first for developing long-range strategies affecting preservation, maintenance, and renewal of highway infrastructure, and second for effective project scoping practices to improve on-time and on-budget delivery of highway projects. 

 

 

  • Shuoqi (Stanley) Wang, PhD | Assistant Professor, University of Washington Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dr. Wang is a postdoctoral research associate in Civil Engineering at the University of Washington. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from University of Washington. He is a member of the National Institute of Standards and Technology-funded Center for Risk-Based Community Resilience Planning. His research focuses on assessment of damage, loss, and recovery of electric power and telecommunication networks, as well as interdependency modeling of community resilience. He is experienced in geospatial and statistical data analysis.

 

 

 

  • Mark Gabel, MSCE, PE, CVS | WSDOT Cost Risk Estimating Manager

With over 25 years of experience in our industry, Mark has earned a reputation as the “go to” guy for our most challenging and unique projects. Mark is a featured speaker on project risk management at national and state conferences and leads a national community of practice for Cost Risk Estimating Management.  Benefits realized under Mark’s leadership include: reduced change orders, enhanced innovation and communication, risk reduction, improved quality, cost and schedule reliability. Mark has a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Washington.

 

SPR:19 GRDSCH 515 Teaching & Learning in Higher Education: Frameworks & Practices

The Center for Teaching and Learning presents various courses offered to Graduate students who are interested in developing and strengthening their teaching skills.

Designed for graduate students seeking to build knowledge and skills in effective teaching practices. Students are introduced to fundamental pedagogical frameworks and practices applicable across the disciplines in:
  • Course design
  • Assessment
  • Active learning strategies
  • Teaching inclusively
  • Using technology effectively in teaching 

Time and Date: Wednesdays, 1:30-3:20 p.m. (2 credits)

Course information: GRDSCH 515 Teaching & Learning in Higher Education: Frameworks & Practices

To see a full list of courses offered this year, please visit our CTL Graduate School Courses page.