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Water Engineering Intern - Akron, OH at Arcadis U.S.Inc. in Akron, Ohio

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Arcadis is currently seeking an Engineering Intern to join our Akron, Ohio office for the Spring 2021 semester.

We are looking for dedicated, creative, and energetic candidates interested in tackling challenges and developing sustainable solutions as part of our Water Division Design and Construction Group. Collaborating with our experienced water professionals, you will support and drive the development of projects, interact, and work with clients, and develop your technical capabilities.

What you will do:


  • Perform support for design and field investigations for water and wastewater projects (including collection systems, transmission, and distribution, pumping stations, and treatment plants).
  • Support the team in tasks ranging from general fieldwork to technical office work.
  • Perform fieldwork activities such as site visits, construction inspection, sampling, water quality analyses, asset inventory, flow monitoring setup and monitoring, technology evaluations, and plant operations information, process troubleshooting and optimization.
  • Preparation of reports, presentations, and other audiovisual materials, and participate in client meetings.
  • Communicates regularly and effectively with stakeholders, including clients, coworkers, subcontractors, and county/agency review staff.
  • Work independently and as part of a team, with the flexibility to accommodate collaboration with team members across the U.S. and internationally.
  • Use digital tools to enhance customer experience, team and client collaboration, and project delivery including configuration and deployment of SharePoint, Building Information Modeling (BIM), Power BI, and Augmented Reality.
  • Work on multiple concurrent projects with multiple deadlines, ensuring completion per project budgets and timelines
  • Maintain Arcadis Health & Safety standards

Desired Skills/ Attributes:

  • Reliable, client-focused, and capable of working independently under the supervision of project managers.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong attention to detail, organization skills, and work ethic
  • Self-motivated and team-oriented, with the ability to work successfully both independently and within a team.
  • Flexible attitude towards assignments, with the initiative and ability to take on new projects and other challenges regularly.
  • Basic understanding/ proficiency with AutoCAD (both 2D and 3D)
  • Functional experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Outlook)

Required Qualifications


  • Currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program in Civil or Environmental Engineering or a related Engineering field of study

Preferred Qualifications


  • Previous internship or co-op experience in similar type of civil engineering work

Why Choose Arcadis?

Arcadis is the leading global design and consulting firm for natural and built assets, and we invite you to join us in partnering with our clients to deliver truly exceptional and sustainable outcomes. Contribute to the world's most high-profile and transformative projects, from shopping centers in Shanghai and improved traffic flow in Atlanta to state-of-the-art rail systems in Doha, coastal defenses for Manhattan and cleaner air in Los Angeles. Work alongside the industry's foremost thought leaders and accomplished professionals, generating effective, real-world results. We are Arcadis: 27,000 people in more than 70 countries, creating value by applying our collective wisdom to every challenge. Our culture is collaborative, we believe in diversity and the power of global teamwork, and we own the responsibility to sustain the Earth and its people in a safe and balanced way. Arcadis. Improving quality of life.

Water is the world's most critical resource. At Arcadis, we work tirelessly to help protect this natural resource, focusing on the entire water cycle. From source to tap, managing rivers and coast zones, urban and rural water supply, and issues related to climate change and rising sea levels, our specialists, engineers and scientists help address all of the challenges facing water. Using cutting-edge technologies, collaborating to develop innovative solutions and tapping into global learning development resources, we are uniquely positioned to provide safe and secure water services that support the demand of a rapidly changing world. Join our team to start improving quality of life today.

EEO statement

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.