Geotechnical Intern-Seasonal (St. Louis, MO)


Shannon & Wilson is accepting applications for a Geotechnical Intern-Seasonal (St. Louis, MO)

Job Description - Summer Geotechnical Intern

Our St. Louis office has an opening for a summer intern.  Candidates should be currently active or enrolled in a Geotechnical program.  Employment dates are subject to change; however, it is anticipated being from June to August.

  • Perform construction observation.
  • Assist with field explorations and collection of samples.
  • Assist with geotechnical laboratory tests.
  • Assist with report preparation.
  • Perform geological or engineering analyses and calculations.
  • Interact and communicate with clients, vendors, and staff at all levels.
  • Follow Shannon & Wilsons Quality Assurance policy.
  • Follow and promote Shannon and Wilsons Health and Safety and Loss Prevention policies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by your supervisor.

Job Qualifications

  • At a minimum, completed Junior year of undergraduate coursework working toward degree in Geology or Civil Engineering with an emphasis on Geotechnical.
  • 0 to 3 years of experience
  • Coursework and/or working backgrounds in one or more of the following areas: soil mechanics and foundation engineering, slope stability, and engineering geology.
  • Field/construction observation experience a plus in one or more of the following areas: logging geotechnical explorations, observation of pile driving operations, observations of earthwork activities, installation and recording of geotechnical instrumentation, field reconnaissance, and/or underground work.

Level Placement

Typically, depending on an applicants education, experience, other qualifications they possess, if they are a fit for the company and local office culture, and the current business needs, an Entry-Level Geotechnical Engineer typically would be placed at a Shannon & Wilson Professional I, II, III, or IV level.

Shannon & Wilson is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Shannon & Wilson is a 100-percent employee-owned, internationally recognized consulting firm dedicated to providing quality services in the fields of geotechnical engineering and the applied earth sciences. Founded in 1954, they have successfully completed projects of all sizes and budgets for both the public and private sectors throughout the US.

Shannon & Wilson provides local experience backed by national resources and expertise. They have a diverse staff of more than 300 engineers, they support personnel to provide flexible, rapid responses to clients’ needs. From 12 offices nationwide, Shannon & Wilson’s primary services encompass all aspects of geotechnical and environmental engineering.


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