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Summer/Fall Co-op Civil Structural Engineering Student #1661

Qualifications:

Ideal candidate will be pursuing a degree in civil engineering with a structural emphasis and will have at least junior standing.  Structural and/or construction experience beneficial.  Experience with SCUBA diving, rock climbing, or operating a motor vehicle pulling a trailer a plus.  Candidates must have a reliable means of transportation to travel to Ayres’ Eau Claire, WI office.  A valid driver’s license and good driving record is required.  This position is expected to last from June 2017 until December 2017.

 

Responsibilities:

This individual will work under the direct supervision of engineering staff for the purpose of completing structural inspection projects. Duties will include serving as an Assistant Bridge Inspector under the direct supervision of an Inspection Team Leader both in the field and in the office.  In the field, responsibilities will include but are not limited to obtaining measurements, recording notes, taking digital photos, deck hand on boat and hiking around bridges.  In the office responsibilities will include but are not limited to processing reports in bridge management systems, Microsoft’s Word and Excel, Bentley’s Microstation and other computer software programs.  Office responsibilities may also include checking computations for load rating of bridges and other structures.  Position will require overtime, extensive travel in the Midwest and possible travel throughout the United States.  Extensive travel may include up to 10 consecutive nights away from Eau Claire, WI.  The position will be based in Eau Claire, WI.