Water Resources Intern

  • HDR
  • Omaha, NE, USA
  • Mar 05, 2018
Internship- Paid Conservation/ Natural Resources Environmental Science - Engineering Water Quality Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater Wetlands - Coastlines - Floodplains

Job Description

We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward. 

This position will be assisting with our Water Resources and Environmental Sciences groups. 

Primary Responsibilities

The primary duties of the Water Resources Intern include assisting project engineers on the application of various design engineering and modeling techniques in the development of water resource and sewer projects for federal, state and local municipalities. More specific duties include: assisting in hydraulics and hydrology modeling, data collection, and data processing using excel and geographic information systems. Typical projects range from flood control, floodplain design, levees, stream channel restoration/rehabilitation, wetland and lake restoration, and watershed issues. Other expected tasks include data entry, design calculations, GIS data production, assisting in production of technical reports and production water resources studies.  


Required Qualifications

Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or a graduate Civil or Environmental program. A minimum 3.00 GPA.Attention to detail a must. Experienced with Microsoft Office Suite. Self-motivated, able to work independently and with a project team to completion of task.Must possess strong problem solving and communication skills. An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must. 
Preference will be given to local candidates