Geotechnical Intern- Spring 2024

Gessner Engineering
Bryan, Texas (US)
16 an hour
Closing date
Dec 20, 2023

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As a Geotechnical Engineering Intern at Gessner Engineering, you will assist the Geotechnical Department in their daily operations on a variety of projects. Your specific responsibilities are commiserated with experience and the expected learning outcomes.


  • Occasionally perform site visits to collect project data or determine site access for drilling.
  • Assist drillers during the drilling process
  • Assisting lab crew with performing lab testing.
  • Writing Gessner Scoping Narrative (GSN) documents for preliminary project information
  • Perform design and analysis for a variety of projects including residential, commercial, and higher education. Analysis will include shallow bearing capacities, swell potential, recommended pavement cross sections based on AASHTO and/or ACI, pier bearing capacities (straight sided, ACIP, belled), settlement potential, equivalent horizontal earth pressures.
  • Collaborate with peers to review and request or provide guidance on appropriate project directions.
  • Collaborate in a team setting with department members and other design disciplines such as civil, structural, construction material testing, survey, and external sub-consultants and clients, as necessary, for project coordination.
  • Provide regular project updates and a forecast of obstacles to a supervising project manager
  • Manage time effectively and efficiently with minimal oversight


Education/ Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science or Master’s degree in Geotechnical Engineering or Civil Engineering
  • with Geotechnical focus.

Skills and special requirements/licensing:

  • Registered E.I.T. in the state of Texas or the ability to become registered
  • Be solutions minded. Always find a way to be part of the solution.
  • Be collaborative. Must have a positive attitude, work well with co-workers and clients.
  • Take initiative. Seek out every opportunity to do and to learn
  • Must be able to work 20 hours a week during the school semester


Gessner Engineering is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic. Race/Color/Gender/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Veteran.


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