Water/Wastewater Intern

HDR - Olympia, WA3.9

Full-timeEstimated: $39,000 - $53,000 a year
Water/Wastewater Intern - (153741)

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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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.

Primary Responsibilities

We have an opportunity in our Olympia, WA office for a summer intern in our Water and Wastewater Section for the 2019 summer. The right candidate will have completed at least their second year in an engineering program. Must be self-motivated and be able to work independently as well as with a project team to complete of a task. This position will require application of standard engineering techniques and procedures.

Primary duties will include assisting with design calculations, drafting technical reports, preparing project drawings and specifications, performing review and analysis of project sites, water and sewer studies for federal, state, and local municipalities. Typical projects include water and wastewater treatment, water distribution and wastewater conveyance design. This position may also present an opportunity to participate in water treatment technologies research and some limited laboratory work.


Required Qualifications

Enrolled in an engineering program.
Prefer 2+years completed toward degree with a focus on water/environmental engineering preferred.
3.00 GPA preferred.
Attention to detail a must.
GIS experience preferred.
Must possess strong problem solving and communication skills.
Preference will be given to local candidates.


At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

Primary Location: United States-Washington-Olympia
Industry: Water Treatment
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Temporary
BusinessClass: Water Treatment
Job Posting: Apr 8, 2019