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MSA Professional Services, Inc Civil Engineering Intern : Public Works in Bettendorf, Iowa

MSA has an opportunity for an Engineering Intern : Public Works for the summer of 2021 in our Quad Cities office. This position will offer students hands on project exposure to a variety of municipal projects in small and medium size communities. The various projects you'll be working on make a significant and positive impact on the communities you serve.

Who we are & how we help

As a full service, 100% employee-owned consulting firm, MSA is all about creating communities that thrive. We partner with clients to solve complex and multi-faceted challenges and improve the quality of infrastructure and neighborhoods. Our focus is to provide exceptional service that builds strong communities. Above all, MSA’s purpose is to enable people to positively impact the lives of others.

Our engineering professionals work alongside our architects, environmental scientists, funding experts, urban planners and surveyors to provide a full suite of professional services to our clients. From bike trails and interstate highways to drinking water and wastewater, we have supported municipal and private projects from start to finish since the 1930s.

We are collaborative, we are impactful, and together as owners-we make a difference.

The work you will do

  • Inspect active construction work on municipal water, road/utilities, or wastewater projects

  • Perform construction administration duties such as documenting activities, communicating to project managers regarding status and progress of construction, measuring and testing, providing general oversight, and interacting with contractors, sub-contractors, residents and City Staff.

  • Construction staking and site surveys

  • Help prepare permits and technical reports for municipal projects

  • Assist with CAD work and project estimations

  • Provide assistance with company initiatives that may involve different service lines

  • Other duties as assigned

What you bring

Skills & Knowledge / Education & Experience:

  • Minimum 2.75 GPA required

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree (or related) in Civil or Environmental Engineering in an ABET accredited college/university required

  • Sophomore to senior standing required

  • A valid driver’s license required

  • Previous civil engineering intern or co-op experience preferred

  • Prior construction inspection experience preferred

  • Auto Cad or MicroStation experience would be a plus

  • Ability to think critically and problem solve required

  • A desire to learn more about municipal engineering and consulting

  • This position requires you to have authorization to work in the United States for any employer. We will not provide sponsorship for this position.

Personality & Cultural Fit:

  • Honesty & Integrity

  • Commitment to learning

  • Respect & care for employees

  • Openness

  • Client focused

  • Independent yet collaborative

  • Results oriented

  • Creative problem solver

  • Positive attitude

  • Cooperation / teamwork

  • Flexible

  • Dependable

Benefits

We tried to narrow it down to just 5 reasons to work at MSA, but we couldn’t stop ourselves! All employees have the opportunity to enjoy the following perks.

  • Collaborative work environment

  • Opportunities to apply your skills and experiences with an established multi-disciplinary consulting firm

  • Support of over 350 close-knit professionals working towards the same common goal

  • Co-workers with a passion for what they do

  • Casual and flexible work environment

  • Competitive pay and perks

  • Work life integration – we know your career should accommodate your life style, not the other way around

  • Office summer outing, companywide competitions that benefits our community, coffee, and Friday breakfast (fuel up!), and more…

  • Internal & external training opportunities

Eligible employees will have the opportunity to enjoy the following benefits.

  • STEM outreach and volunteer opportunities

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage that start on your hire date (no waiting period!)

  • 17 days of PTO in just your first year (whoa!)

  • 8 paid holidays in a calendar year

  • Paid parental leave

  • 100% paid by company life insurance, long term disability and short term disability

  • ESOP that gives employees beneficial ownership stake in the company (we’re 100% employee owned!)

  • 401k plan with generous employer match

MSA is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

External Company Name: MSA Professional Services, Inc.

External Company URL: https://www.msa-ps.com/

Street: 2117 State Street Suite 200

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