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Barr Engineering Company
4300 MarketPointe Drive, Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55435

Phone: 952-832-2600

Fax: 952-832-2601
Toll free: 800-632-BARR (2277)
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Description of Company

Barr is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr, we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee's safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.

Summary

Barr is seeking an engineering student to work on projects involving civil and geotechnical engineering and related technical field assignments. Project assignments may include design and analysis; AutoCAD/Civil 3D drafting and design; field sampling and data collection; preparation of construction plans and specifications; spreadsheet preparation; short report preparation; laboratory testing and construction inspection/observation. The work may involve out-of-town assignments.

Applicants should provide transcripts for consideration.


Minimum Qualifications

  • 3.2 grade-point average (4.0 scale)
  • At least two semesters of physics and three semesters of mathematics
  • Ongoing enrollment in civil engineering, geotechnical engineering, or related degree program
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows OS and Microsoft Office software
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members, and clients
  • Strong technical and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
  • Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs
  • A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
  • Legal authorization to work in Canada without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • 3.5 grade-point average (4.0 scale)
  • Familiarity with gINT, AutoCAD, and Civil 3D or other CADD-based civil design software
  • Completion of at least one semester of third year engineering coursework
  • Previous engineering, field, or geotechnical experience
  • Ability to work in the U.S. without the need for sponsorship


NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. Safety training will be provided. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients. Must be able to safely lift and carry 13.6 kg.


Barr Engineering and Environmental Science Canada, Ltd. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in Canada. 

Barr Engineering Company strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.

Barr is an equal opportunity employer.

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Description of Company

Barr is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr, we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee's safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.

Summary

Internship will involve taking on challenging and progressive work on projects involving design, planning, and problem-solving in the civil and structural engineering field. Project responsibilities may include design using CADD modeling software and assistance with construction plans and specifications. These activities will be related to the design of two dimensional (2D) and three dimensional (3D) modeling. The intern in this position will support our internal project teams by creating, preparing, modifying and managing drawings, specifications and models for design documents. The work will be primarily related to industrial processing facilities, power plants, refineries, and other heavy industrial facilities.

Applicants should provide transcripts for consideration.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Pursuing an AA or AS degree in CADD technology or related field
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • At least one full-time semester remaining after internship
  • Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness, and timeliness of results
  • Thorough and organized approach to work, attention to detail, and the ability to work within a team
  • Proficiency using current versions of AutoCAD
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows OS and Microsoft Office software
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Previous Civil 3D or Revit experience or other design software

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Description of Company

Barr Engineering Co. is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr Engineering Co., we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee's safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.

Summary

The person selected for this position will work on projects involving civil engineering and related technical assignments. Project assignments may include civil design and analysis, AutoCAD/Civil 3D drafting and design, field data collection, preparation of construction plans and specifications, spreadsheet preparation, and construction inspection/observation. Project responsibilities may involve project site layout and site grading design, hydrologic and hydraulic calculations, general civil design, soil and water sampling, writing reports, , construction cost estimating, construction observation, and facility inspections. The work may involve periodic out-of-town assignments.

Applicants should provide transcripts for consideration.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Ongoing enrollment in civil engineering, environmental engineering, or related degree program
  • GPA of 3.0/4.0 or higher
  • At least two semesters of physics and three semesters of mathematics
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows OS and Microsoft Office software
  • A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members, and clients
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record
  • Ability to perform out-of-town assignments when requested


Preferred Qualifications

  • GPA of 3.5/4.0 or higher
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, Civil 3D, or other CADD-based civil design software
  • Completion of at least one semester of upper division (junior/senior level) engineering coursework
  • Familiarity with soil testing procedures and evaluation of test results
  • Familiarity with hydrologic/hydraulic modeling software


NOTE: Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and may also require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. An OSHA mandated physical exam may be required. Safety training will be provided. Applicants may be asked to participate in a drug screening program at the request of specific clients.

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

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Jefferson City, MO link print
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Description of Company

Barr is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr, we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee’s safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.

Summary

The intern in this position will take on challenging and progressive work on projects involving data collection, planning, and problem-solving in the civil engineering field. Project responsibilities may include surveying, concrete and soils testing, water quality sampling, data collection at wells and water bodies, erosion control inspection, construction observation, sampling and testing equipment preparation, data reduction, spreadsheet preparation, CADD, assistance with construction plans and specifications, and assistance with report preparation.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Pursuing an AA or AS degree in civil technology or related field
  • GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale) or higher
  • Basic mathematical and computer skills
  • Ability and willingness to participate in field work
  • Comfortable working on and around water bodies
  • At least one full-time semester remaining after internship
  • Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness, and timeliness of results
  • Thorough and organized approach to work, attention to detail, and the ability to work within a team
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows OS and Microsoft Office software
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


Preferred Qualifications

  • AutoCAD and Civil 3D experience
  • Proficiency with MS Excel and Word
  • Survey experience
  • Erosion control inspection training and experience
  • Construction observation and documentation experience
  • Experience in developing, using and interpreting construction and site development plans
  • GIS skills and experience

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

apply online

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Description of Company

Barr Engineering Co. is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr Engineering Co., we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee’s safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.

Summary

This internship will include a variety of tasks and could include any of the following: performing emissions calculations; evaluating facility emissions and air-quality data; reviewing regulations and facility information relevant to projects; assisting in the preparation of reports such as writing technical evaluations or preparing data summary tables and spreadsheets; and other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Major in chemical, mechanical, or environmental engineering or related scientific discipline
  • Completion of six courses in engineering, environmental sciences, or related subjects
  • GPA of 3.2/4.0 or higher
  • On-going enrollment in one of the programs listed above
  • Availability to work 40 hours per week during the summer break
  • Familiarity with computers, including Microsoft Office programs
  • Outstanding spreadsheet skills and excellent chemistry aptitude
  • Ability to self-motivate
  • Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness and timeliness of results
  • Thorough, organized, detail-oriented approach, with ability to work within a team
  • Flexible working style and willingness to modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


NOTE: Some of the project work may require work on locations with rough terrain typical of construction sites, and working on tall structures and industrial equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites. In addition, some of the project work may require entering upon and working on sites containing hazardous substances. For work on these sites, an OSHA mandated physical exam will be required. Other assignments may require the use of respiratory equipment.


Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

apply online

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Description of Company

Barr Engineering Co. is an engineering consulting company that integrates engineering and environmental expertise to help clients develop, manage, and restore natural resources across the nation and the world. Today, we have nearly 800 staff across the U.S and Canada who work with clients in the mining, power, refining, and manufacturing industries and all levels of government. We have been employee owned since 1966 and trace our origins to the early 1900s.

Why Choose Barr?

At Barr Engineering Co., we strive to be the premier firm in our market. If you are looking for an employee-owned company that fosters a collaborative environment where you are surrounded by intelligent colleagues with an emphasis on client service, the ability to work on challenging projects, and a place where our employee’s safety is a top priority, Barr is the place for you. We offer both mentor and coaching programs that give our employees the ability to help further develop and grow their careers, along with the opportunity for volunteering and community involvement. We also offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package.

Summary

This internship will include a variety of tasks and could include any of the following: performing emissions calculations; evaluating facility emissions and air-quality data; reviewing regulations and facility information relevant to projects; assisting in the preparation of reports such as writing technical evaluations or preparing data summary tables and spreadsheets; and other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Major in chemical, mechanical, or environmental engineering or related scientific discipline
  • Completion of six courses in engineering, environmental sciences, or related subjects
  • GPA of 3.2/4.0 or higher
  • On-going enrollment in one of the programs listed above
  • Availability to work 40 hours per week during the summer break
  • Familiarity with computers, including Microsoft Office programs
  • Outstanding spreadsheet skills and excellent chemistry aptitude
  • Ability to self-motivate
  • Conscientiousness concerning the accuracy, appropriateness and timeliness of results
  • Thorough, organized, detail-oriented approach, with ability to work within a team
  • Flexible working style and willingness to modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship
  • Acceptable driving record


NOTE: Some of the project work may require work on locations with rough terrain typical of construction sites, and working on tall structures and industrial equipment. Safety training will be provided prior to being given work assignments on these sites. In addition, some of the project work may require entering upon and working on sites containing hazardous substances. For work on these sites, an OSHA mandated physical exam will be required. Other assignments may require the use of respiratory equipment.

Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed.

We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 
 
Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.
 
Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status. 

apply online

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