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Summer Intern - Geotechnical Engineering (419905)

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Thompson Holdings, Inc.
Physical Address
2970 COTTAGE HILL ROAD, Ste. 190
Mobile, AL 36527
Job Description

The Thompson Internship Program is an 8-12 week program for college students (working towards a degree in Geotechnical Engineering) to learn and gain professional work experience. The intern program is designed to develop professional work knowledge and abilities, requiring application of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria in carrying out a sequence of related tasks relevant to their field of study. Limited exercise of judgment is required on details of work and in making preliminary selections and adaptations of alternatives.


Learning what constitutes best management practices and applying it to his/her work.
Using computers, handbooks, drawing instruments, etc.
Performing basic design calculations within his/her discipline.
Performing neat, accurate, and productive work.
Assisting in preliminary design studies, project planning, and related activities that lead to the design of a project.
Assisting in the preparation of specifications, cost and material estimates, reports, and studies.
Preparing design, detail, and layout drawings and design sketches.
Checking designs prepared by others.
Utilizing computers and CAD in the design effort.
Recognizing his/her limitations and asking for help when needed.
Following company policies and procedures regarding safety and quality.
Other duties as required.

Minimum Requirements

Must have completed sophomore year working towards a degree in Civil, Geotechnical, Structural, or Environmental Engineering.
The ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally, graphically and in writing.
Physical Requirements

Must be willing to work flexible schedules and overtime if required.
Ability to work in the field or outside, able to bend, stoop, climb and walk on uneven terrain and pavements, concrete, grass, dirt and gravel.
About Thompson Engineering
Thompson Engineering was established in 1953 in Mobile, Alabama. Since then, the company has grown to include multiple offices in states throughout the Southeast.

Thompson Engineering is a subsidiary of Thompson Holdings, Inc. Our sister companies are Watermark Design Group, an architectural and interior design firm, and Thompson Consulting Services, a disaster recovery consulting firm. As a group, the three firms provide a broad range of architectural and engineering services.

Thompson is an employee-owned firm with more than 300 personnel in multiple disciplines. Our staff has a vested interest in providing safe, quality driven, successful projects that are completed on time and within budget. Our business relies heavily on our performance and the repeat satisfaction of our customers.

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