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Intern/Co-op
Posted:
12/21/2017
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Engineering
General Engineering Intern - Midwest
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Nicholson Construction | Kalamazoo, MI
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Since 1955, Nicholson Construction Company has been setting the industry standard for performance and technical innovation in geotechnical construction. We have built our reputation by performing the highest quality work and providing the most innovative solutions on the widest range of demanding and high profile projects. Nicholson is part of a global network of unparalleled geotechnical resources and expertise, specializing in deep foundations, earth retention, ground treatment and ground improvement.

Description: Are you a civil engineering student with a strong interest in geotechnical construction? Are you looking to further your education with intensive, real-world experience and mentorship? Do you like the idea of spending this summer outdoors, getting your hands dirty (literally) while you learn about what it takes to be a part of the Nicholson Team?

Qualifications: Current enrollment in a Civil Engineering Degree program is required. To be a successful intern, you should have strong communication skills, a desire to work hard, and the ability to interpret and apply technical information. A respect for safety on construction sites is essential. You should also be willing to travel, as much as 3-4 weeks at a time. Must be able to commute to the job site. Standard work hours will be 10 hours a day and will involve physical activity. You may be performing some heavy lifting (of 50 lbs or more). You may also be operating company vehicles, so a valid driver's license is required.

Please be advised that all interested candidates are REQUIRED to attach a copy of your resume in order to be considered.In an effort to foster a diverse workforce Nicholson Construction encourages applications from minorities, veterans, women and individuals with disabilities. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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About Nicholson Construction

Since 1955, Nicholson Construction Company has been setting the industry standard for performance and technical innovation in geotechnical construction. As the North American business unit of the Soletanche Bachy Group, Nicholson is part of a global network of unparalleled geotechnical resources and expertise, specializing in deep foundations, earth retention, ground treatment and ground improvement. We have built our reputation by performing the highest quality work and providing the most innovative solutions on the widest range of demanding and high profile projects. With district offices around the country Nicholson has the capabilities and local expertise to address each region's unique geotechnical construction needs. For over 50 years, Nicholson has pioneered U.S. geotechnical construction - developing and introducing new techniques and completing many technically challenging, high-profile projects. Here is a look at some of Nicholson's firsts and significant achievements: 1950s 1955 - Nicholson was founded by Arthur Nicholson in Pittsburgh. Nicholson operated as a regional pile driving company before evolving into a full-service structural support geotechnical contractor in the late 1960s.