Barr Engineering

Barr is a consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, process, and restore natural resources across North America and around the world. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s. Today, we have over 800 employees across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, fuels, public, and manufacturing sectors, as well as attorneys, developers, and others with complex problems.

Why Choose Barr?

If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment, focuses on providing exceptional client service, offers the opportunity to work on challenging projects, and makes employee safety a top priority, Barr is the place for you. In addition to a highly competitive benefits package, we offer mentor and coaching programs to help our employees develop and grow their careers, along with opportunities for volunteering and community involvement.

Barr Engineering Duluth, MN, USA
Nov 07, 2019
Internship- Paid
Barr is seeking a hydrogeologist intern for the summer of 2020. The person in this position will work on projects related to water supply evaluation, remediation of contaminated groundwater, mine planning and development, and groundwater-surface-water interaction. Working as an individual or as part of a project team, this person may assist with: aquifer test performance and analysis; numerical modeling of groundwater flow and fate and transport; onsite investigations of contaminated soil, groundwater, sediment, and soil gas, including oversight of monitoring well installation and sample collection; and preparation of drilling logs, cross-sections, geologic maps, and technical reports. Fieldwork may require some out-of-town travel. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in geology, hydrogeology, or engineering obtained by May 2020 with a minimum of one full-time semester of graduate course work remaining after the internship Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0 Thesis, coursework, or previous work experience directly related to groundwater flow and/or fate and transport modeling using finite-difference or finite-element methods Willingness to complete field investigation tasks including overseeing well installation; planning, conducting, and analyzing results of aquifer tests; and collecting soil and groundwater samples Strong technical and problem-solving skills, excellent communication skills, ability to write well, and attention to detail A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedule to meet project needs (up to 25-30% travel and fieldwork expected; project needs will vary) Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship Acceptable driving record Preferred Qualifications Familiarity with MODFLOW and Groundwater Vistas Experience in aquifer test implementation and analysis Strong computer skills, including proficiency with GIS and programing experience using Python or FORTRAN Experience or coursework in the use of MT3D, RT3D, or other similar fate and transport codes Experience or coursework in parameter estimation and uncertainty analysis using PEST or UCODE Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com !
Barr Engineering Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Nov 07, 2019
Internship- Paid
This internship will include a variety of tasks and could include any of the following: performing emissions calculations; evaluating facility emissions and air-quality data; reviewing regulations and facility information relevant to projects; assisting in the preparation of reports such as writing technical evaluations or preparing data summary tables and spreadsheets; and other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Major in chemical, mechanical, or environmental engineering or related scientific discipline Completion of six courses in engineering, environmental sciences, or related subjects GPA of 3.2/4.0 or higher On-going enrollment in one of the programs listed above Availability to work 40 hours per week during the summer break Familiarity with computers, including Microsoft Office programs Outstanding spreadsheet skills and excellent chemistry aptitude Ability to self-motivate Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness and timeliness of results Thorough, organized, detail-oriented approach, with ability to work within a team Flexible working style and willingness to modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship Acceptable driving record Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com !