Duffield Associates, Inc. is an award-winning engineering and science consulting firm specializing in civil, environmental, and geotechnical engineering, construction consulting and testing services. Established in 1976, Duffield has grown to include a professional and technical staff of over 100 individuals. The firm’s headquarters is located in a historic barn and farmhouse in Pike Creek Valley outside of Wilmington, Delaware. We have regional offices in Georgetown and Dover, Delaware, Center City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Bel Air, Maryland.
Duffield Associates is looking for a Civil Engineering student scheduled to obtain their BSCE in 2020 or 2021 to provide geotechnical engineering and construction review support to professionals in a team environment.
The successful candidate will have: a solid understanding of civil engineering principles, including geotechnical engineering, foundation design, construction, as well as experience in AutoCAD drafting an aptitude and willingness to learn and acquire skills including field investigation (e.g., test borings, test pits, monitoring wells, cone penetrometer testing, geotechnical instrumentation) and soil laboratory testing; construction materials testing; construction review and interpretation of construction specifications. Familiarity with engineering analysis and report preparation for shallow foundations, deep foundations, retaining walls, and pavements. Strong communication, analytic and computer skills needed.
Desired Concentration: Geotechnical, Construction, Structures
Internships are for Summer break but could possibly extend. Our internship program is centered on finding qualified Geotechnical Engineering student candidates with a strong desire to potentially join our team after graduation.