Month: March 2019

Engineers Without Borders (EWB) – Water System Design Workshop

Engineers Without Borders is hosting a water system design workshop this Sunday, March 31, from 2 to 6 pm in EERC 421. Sam Byrne will be teaching about water system design using EPANET and we will be working on a simulated system to actually put these skills to use. Knowledge of this software is very useful in future careers and on a resume.
If you anyone is interested please sign up here, but also feel free to drop in. Pizza will be provided for anyone that wants to stop by!


Job Posting: Thurston County, WA

Thurston County WA is seeking an associate civil engineer for our Public Works Dept. Requires an EIT and 1 year experience. COOP work and summer work counts toward experience.

(https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/thurstonwa/jobs/2385005/associate-civil-engineer?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs)

We are also seeking a civil engineer (licensed) with 4 years experience.

Check the website or contact me with any questions.

Scott Lindblom

lindbls@co.thurston.wa.us

360-867-2329


A Day in the Life Video Competition Spring 2019

Hey Michigan Tech students –
Have you heard about the Day in the Life student video competition? It is going on right now. Individual or paired student videos — just a casual, simple video that you record from your cell phone, 2 to 5 minutes in length. Up to 30 prizes (of $100 and $300) will be awarded.
For complete details and submission instructions, see A Day in the Life of a Michigan Tech Student.
Show us your day!


Job Posting: Hardman Constructions, Inc.

Hardman Construction, Inc is interested in students who will be graduating this semester (or perhaps talking a summer course or two to graduate) currently looking for a Project Engineer position.  The position is primarily in the field to start, with the intention of growing that individual into a project manager or even another position within their company.   The posting is up on Handshake for those students who may be interested, also attached below.

Job Posting Info

Jami Klomp

Payroll & Employee Relations Specialist

Hardman Construction, Inc.

242 South Brye Road

Ludington, MI 49431

Direct: (231) 316-5324

Main Office: (231) 845-1236

Cell: (231) 510-3922

jami@hardmanconstruction.com


Job Posting: MS2

MS2 is looking for Technical Consultants to help create innovative software and data analytics for transportation planning and traffic engineering. We are a national leader in cloud-based software for transportation data management. Our clients include more than 250 transportation agencies in 28 states.

An MS2 Technical Consultant is a subject matter expert for GIS, transportation planning, or traffic engineering. The Technical Consultant will be responsible for concurrent projects and is expected to actively work with our clients.

The position is open to senior or entry level professionals. The position title and compensation package will be based on the candidate’s experience (e.g. Senior Transportation Engineer). Candidate must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to relate to clients and staff in a professional, thoughtful, and pleasant manner. Candidate must be able to effectively and professionally represent MS2 at meetings or other public forums. Being an active member of a professional organization is a plus. Candidate must be flexible to do assignments as necessary.

Responsibilities

  • Stay current with the industry trends in transportation data management
  • Conduct methodology research to help guide new software features or solutions
  • Work with clients to identify business needs and system requirements
  • Develop solution concepts based on an understanding of the client needs
  • Recommend improvements to clients as required
  • Prepare proposals and make presentations to clients
  • Develop costs and time schedules for proposed work
  • Manage projects, develop project plans, and monitor performance
  • Maintain and nurture good client relationships
  • Help determine needs and cultivate leads in existing or new markets
  • Attend professional conferences to represent MS2
  • Some travel required

Required Education and Experience

  • B.S. degree in science, engineering, or related field
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

About MS2

MS2 is located in the beautiful city of Ann Arbor, Michigan, the home of high-tech industries and the University of Michigan. Residents of the city enjoy our beautiful parks, mature neighborhoods, amenities of the Huron River (a state-designated Natural River) and easy access to downtown Detroit or to colorful “Pure Michigan” woods and waterways.

MS2 is a friendly, open, small team working to support our client’s software needs. Employees work on a variety of tasks and are given a high degree of responsibility. We offer a progressive and fast-paced environment for transportation professionals. MS2 offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

MS2 is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.

Apply Here


Job Posting: MDOT (Transportation Engineer – Bridges)

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is currently seeking a Transportation Engineer, located in Lansing, Michigan.

This position is open to all applicants who possess a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or those who will obtain a civil engineering degree within the next 6 months.

To provide entry/intermediate/journey level engineering functions independently applying education and experience as a professional in the specialized area of bridge design.  Design and prepare preliminary and final plans, proposal material and cost estimating for bridge construction projects or miscellaneous facilities utilizing standard design practices and computerized programs (Microstation, Open Bridge Modeler, Power GEOPAK, ProjectWise, AASHTOWARE).  Work is performed under general guidelines.

You may view the job posting here:  Transportation Engineer

Thank you for considering a career with MDOT!


Job Posting: Carnwath Excavating Co. Internship

Internships are open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are pursuing degrees in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Construction Engineering Technology.  We are looking for someone that is in the civil engineering-surveyor program that is interested in a summer job while in college with the intention of making this a career upon graduation.

We are seeking students with the following qualifications:

Current undergraduate student working towards a degree in a civil engineering field, surveying or construction management

Must be flexible with schedule

Familiarity with CAD integrated software (Agtek, Heavy Bid etc..)

Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills along with strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Possess excellent work ethic and exude positive attitude

Great organization and prioritization abilities

Must be willing to work outside in good and inclement weather

Good driving record and valid driver’s license

Previous work experience is a plus

Ability to prioritize work & meet project deadlines

 

Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

The Intern position has more flexibility with part-time or full-time, but 12 weeks is preferred. Interns will learn about multiple career paths in our company, and will be trained to become a full-time employee after college graduation. Some duties and responsibilities include:

Assist estimator, do take offs, prepare bid set ups

Assist in managing & tracking of submittals

Learn the details of our business & get some field experience

Estimating cost for change orders

Soliciting bidders and coordinate subcontractor activity

Scheduling of various contracts and materials

Contact Info:

Sharon McDougall

Carnwath Excavating Co.

Phone: (248)625-7711

E-mail:  Sharon@carnwathexc.com