Author: Julie Ross

Scholarship: Michigan Stormwater-Floodplain Association

Each year the Michigan Stormwater-Floodplain Association (MSFA) awards at least one scholarship to a full time junior, senior or graduate student studying biosystems, civil or environmental engineering; or a related natural resources planning program with a specialization related to the mission and goals of the MSFA at a Michigan University.
The MSFA Scholarship Applications form is attached and can also be found on the MSFA website –
Applications must be postmarked by November 5, 2019.

Job Posting: Delta Airport Consultants

Delta Airport Consultants takes civil engineering concepts and applies them to the planning, design, and development of airports. We are actively looking for aviation enthusiasts to start work full-time in our Charlotte, NC office in June 2020! Check out the attached flyer or our website to learn more about our LAUNCH program.
We are always looking for great talent. Please send us your resume, and tell us why you’re interested in Delta, by October 24th!
Tara Eschenfelder, P.E.
DELTA AIRPORT CONSULTANTS, INC.
2700 POLO PARKWAY, MIDLOTHIAN, VIRGINIA, 23113
P. 804.275.8301 | WWW.DELTAAIRPORT.COM
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Job Posting: G & J Site Solutions (Estimator and Project Manager Position)

G & J Site Solutions are still seeking an estimator/project manager position in their Calumet Office.  They would also consider an internship as well for both Fall and Spring Semesters.  Resumes can be submitted direct to Geoff by email (gcutsy@gjsitesolutions.com) or through handshake.

Geoffrey A. Cutsy (Owner)

President, Owner

G & J Site Solutions, Inc.

gjsitesolutions.com

51811 Industrial Drive

Calumet, MI 49913

Office:   906-483-3100


Faculty-Led Study Abroad Info Sessions

I want to be sure that the group has information on our Faculty-Led Study Abroad information sessions, which are coming up soon:
Wednesday, Oct 2, 5-6pm in Fisher 101
Monday, Oct. 28, 5-6pm, Library East Reading Room
I have attached an e-announcement for the event, and I’d love to ask if you would share that with your students, and with other faculty who may have students who are interested.
We will have programs for Spring Break, Track A, and Track B, in six locations:
England, Scotland, and Ireland
Greece
Peru
The Bahamas
Costa Rica
Germany
Almost all of the courses offered are HASS and CORE courses; some programs also have the option for more advanced study. For example, in Greece I will be teaching a class called, “International Arts Studio,” where students are able to develop their own creative research project working one-on-one with a faculty mentor.
Lisa Johnson de Gordillo
Pronouns: she, her, hers
Assistant Professor of Visual & Performing Arts
Curator and Director of the Rozsa Galleries
208 Walker Arts & Humanities Center
(906) 487-3096

D80 Conference 2019 – Registration Deadline Oct. 4th

The Michigan Tech campus community is invited to attend the annual 2019 D80 Conference which will be held on Saturday, Oct. 12 in the Memorial Union Ballroom. Free lunch will be provided.

This year’s D80 Conference theme is The Intersection of Public Service and Community Engagement and topics include:

  • The Father’s Day Flood: Service, CommUNITY, and Preventative Measures -Food Insecurities, Food Sovereignty and Community Health
  • Project work conducted in places such as Panama, Ghana, Tanzania, Peru, Bahamas and more

We are very excited to welcome this year’s D80 Conference keynote speaker, Michigan Tech graduate, Otha Thornton, the owner and Principal Consultant for the Thornton Consulting Group.

This year’s conference is sponsored by Michigan Tech’s Pavlis Honors College, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department and the Sustainable Futures Institute. Registration is required. The deadline to register is Friday (Oct. 4).

The Michigan Tech campus and community hosts this annual conference every fall to give a platform to the voices of university students, faculty, and staff who serve communities in need, both domestically and abroad. The conference is open to anyone interested in development, design and discovery for the poorest 80% of humanity.


Job Posting: Forest Service (Land Surveying Summer Job)

Would you like to gain boundary surveying experience? Do you take satisfaction in a well brushed line of sight?  Good news!  The Forest Service is currently accepting applications for summer 2020 Survey Aid and Survey Technician positions in Colville, WA and Wenatchee, WA, as well as several other locations in Washington and Oregon.

Click on these links to view the job announcements and apply:

GS-3 Survey Aid

GS-4 Survey Technician

GS-5 Survey Technician

The application period ends at 9pm Pacific Time on Monday September 30th, so be sure to apply soon if interested.  If so, be certain to complete the application in its entirety and to attach all required documents.  Interviews and job offers are expected to take place around the end of January.

I’ll be available Thursday Sept. 26th by phone and email to answer any questions you may have.  We’d welcome your application!

Alan Adams, PLS, CFedS
Land Surveyor / Zone Boundary Lead

Forest Service

Northern Washington Lands Zone

Colville, Okanogan-Wenatchee, and Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forests

p: 509-684-7234
f: 509-684-7280
alan.adams@usda.gov

765 S. Main St.
Colville, WA 99114
www.fs.fed.us

Caring for the land and serving people.


Job Posting: DOW

Dow is currently seeking New College Graduates with a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering. The Civil Engineering positions are located in Texas and Michigan.
Civil Engineering opportunities are available in building the latest state of the art process facilities for Dow businesses. Civil Engineers apply applicable design criteria, design tools, best practices, and established work processes when creating the documentation required for the selection, purchase, and installation of civil work in new or existing process plants. The successful candidates will work with a team of civil engineers and designers to coordinate with other design disciplines, such as construction, procurement, project management, project engineering, project controls, process engineering, and process automation, in order to successfully complete the design of the civil portion of work for capital projects.
 Civil Engineers’ responsibilities may include (but not limited to): reviewing and validating information received in the preliminary scope definition package; developing concrete, structural steel and site development location plans, sections and details; creating civil order specifications; purchasing civil materials for construction; reviewing structural steel fabrication drawings; and assembling labor contract specifications associated with capital projects.
Required Qualifications:
A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
Must have a minimum overall cumulative 2.700 GPA (on a 4.000 scale) at your current university.
A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process
Check out HandShake for more info or check them out at the Career Fair!