Month: January 2018

Job Posting/Scholarship: AGC (Associated General Contractors)

SCHOLARSHIPS:

SUMMER WORK PROGRAM:

  • Each summer commercial construction companies hire University Civil Engineering and Construction Management sophomores and juniors to work in management level positions. The program provides experience in the following types of job assignments:
  • IN THE FIELD: Report on progress and other meetings, laboratory and/or test assignments, material Inventory and expediting work, field representative at progress meetings, assistant in layout crew, safety inspector, timekeeper, prepare cost distributions, quality control and inspection, assistant project engineer.
  • IN THE OFFICE: Assemble cost control and estimating data and/or safety control records, quantity surveys for estimates, clerical assistance, attend and report on meetings as an observer (progress, labor, safety, engineering, client’s, etc.), shop drawing approval and checking, detailing and board work, scheduling, value engineering.

The AGC of Michigan Summer Work Program application is available online  (https://form.jotform.us/72746059186163) and must be submitted by February 28, 2018 for the 2018 summer program. These positions fill quickly so don’t wait to apply – do it now!


Job Posting: ERM (Environmental)

ERM posted a requisition for an entry level environmental engineer/scientist.

https://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ERMGINC&cws=1&rid=11636#.Wld2uU1lKUk

If anyone has any questions/would like more information on ERM please have them contact Meghan Eschbaugh (contact info below)

Meghan C. Eschbaugh

Michigan Tech ‘06

Project Engineer

ERM

8425 Woodfield Crossing Blvd│Suite 560W│Indianapolis, IN 46240

317-706-2014│M 231-557-1674

E meghan.eschbaugh@erm.com   W www.erm.com


Job Posting: Louis Berger Group

Louis Berger Group is looking to hire Road/Bridge Construction Inspectors

Roadway and Bridge Construction Inspectors
Construction Management

Job Description

Louis Berger is currently seeking Roadway and Bridge Inspectors to join its North Carolina CEI team and work on exciting transportation projects. Roadway and Bridge Inspectors will have the opportunity to work onsite alongside engineers and project managers while taking on the following responsibilities:

  • Examine and interpret construction plans, schedules and quantities.
  • Support engineers in functional areas such as construction inspection, surveying and material sampling and testing.
  • Verify that work is performed safely and in accordance with the project plans and specifications.
  • Perform a wide variety of standardized and non-standardized tests and assignments in compiling, analyzing, computing, editing and processing field data.

Required Experience

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • A degree in Civil Engineering Technology or Surveying Technology and two years of progressive transportation experience; OR graduation from high school and four years of progressive transportation experience; OR an equivalent combination of training and directly related experience.
  • NCDOT Concrete Field Technician certification, NCDOT Conventional Density certification, Level II Erosion & Sediment Control/Stormwater certification, NCDOT QMS Roadway Technician certification, NCDOT ABC and Borrow Pit Sampling certification.
  • Engineering Interns (EI) may be eligible for this position with less than the required years of experience.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Occasional lifting of equipment up to 60 lbs.
  • Performing physical activities required of the testing and inspection procedures including squatting, bending, lifting, climbing and traversing difficult terrain.
  • Ability to keep accurate records and compute field data.
  • Ability to read and interpret construction plans.
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • The ability to complete work assignments independently.
  • Willingness to perform work after regular business hours, on weekends and holidays when necessary.

If interested, please send resumes to the contact info below.  This job posting is also on Handshake.

Santiago E Aguilar, P.E

Senior Structural Engineer | US Transportation Engineering

Email     saguilar@louisberger.com

Web       louisberger.com


OPENING TONIGHT – CEE Student Success Center (SSC)

The CEE Student Success Center (SSC) will be opening tonight for business.  It is located in 102 Dillman Hall.

Hours of operation: 
Monday-Thursday: 4-9 pm
Please feel free to use the center during the day as a quiet study area.  In the evenings, drop for help with your CEE courses.   We also have coaches available to help with a few courses outside our Department as well: MEEM2110 (Statics), MEEM2150 (Mechanics of Materials), and ENG3200 (Thermo/Fluids).  If you have any questions regarding the SSC, please contact one of the head coaches, Ryan Kibler (rjkibler@mtu.edu) or Heidi Anderson (hkanders@mtu.edu)
Please take a look at the Spring 2018 SSC Schedule to see when there are coaches available to help with specific CEE/MEEM/ENG courses.


Info Meeting: CPM Enterprise

Tomorrow (Tuesday, January 23) there will be an outreach event for the Consumer Product Manufacturing (CPM) Enterprise. At this event, CPM students will give a short presentation on what an Enterprise is and what projects we have to offer. We currently have 12 diverse projects, so there is something for every student of every major. Pizza and pop will be provided. Details are as follows:
CEE students!!  The CPM Enterprise is needing students to work on the ATC Transmission Line Town Foundation Project.  Please attend the info meeting if you are interested!
When: Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Where: Fisher 139
Time: 6-8pm
Who: All students of all majors
Thank you,
Jacqui Lahnanen
Michigan Technological University
Chemical Engineering Undergrad
CPM Enterprise – President
American Institute of Chemical Engineering


General Meeting: REAC (Jan 23)

Welcome Back! It is a new year and new semester, and REAC will be doing things a little differently this time. Our first meeting of the semester will take place at 7pm on Tuesday, January 23rd in a new location: Rekhi 214. Please see the attached flyer.
Christian Riedel, from Pettibone Heavy Equipment of Baraga, MI, will be talking about his role as the design manager of the Speedswing Rail Crane. Join us for free pizza and to learn more about this exciting piece of rail construction equipment!
Some other things to look out for:
– Spring Field Trip Sign-Up
– Transportation Careers Night
– New monthly raffle prizes! (Must be present to win)
Also new this year, for the first time we will be broadcasting our meeting on Facebook Live! So, for those of you who can’t make it, tune into the live stream on our Facebook page: Michigan Tech REAC
We hope to see you at the meeting!
Best Regards,
Railroad Engineering & Activities Club (REAC) at Michigan Tech
An AREMA Student Chapter


Last day to add/drop spring courses

The last day to add Track A and full semester courses (without instructor approval) is Friday, January 19.
Beginning Monday, January 22, students will need to have the green filled section/late add form signed and brought to the Registrar’s Office in order to be added to a full semester or Track A course or change sections.
Full semester courses may be dropped on MyMichiganTech (Banweb) through Wednesday, January 24, 5:00PM. That date is also the 100% refund date for dropping a full semester course, but with plateau tuition this would only apply if students go below fulltime or are currently part time.


Job Postings: On Campus Employement

If you are interested in some great on-campus employment opportunities, attend a final information session (required) this or next week!

Wahtera Center Student Staff Information Sessions (OTLs, ExSEL Peer Mentors, Academic Success Coaches, Peer Teaching Assistants)
Friday, January 19 from 3-4 PM in Fisher 135
(http://www.mtu.edu/success/now-hiring/index.html)
Resident Assistant Information Session
Wednesday, January 24 from 7:30-8:30 PM in Fisher 135
(https://www.mtu.edu/housing/staff/employment/selection.html)

Summer Youth Programs Information Session 
Wednesday January 24 from 6-7 PM in MUB Ballroom A1 OR
Thursday, January 25 from 5:30-6:30 PM in MUB Alumni Lounge
(https://www.syp.mtu.edu/about-employment.php)


Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) – Workshop

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Workshop will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. tomorrow (Jan. 17) in Fisher 130. The workshop will be led by SURF Coordinator Will Cantrell.

The SURF program offers undergraduate students a $4,000 stipend to work for 10 weeks on research on campus in the summer. Applications are open to all Tech undergraduates who have at least one semester remaining after the summer. In order to be eligible for SURF, students must submit their applications by 4 p.m. Jan. 26.

If you know of students interested in participating in a summer fellowship on campus, encourage them to attend the workshop.

More information on other upcoming undergraduate research workshops is available online.