Intern (Water)

Michael Baker International
Phoenix, AZ, United States
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
Private Sector
Experience Level: 
Not Specified


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Michael Baker International is a global leader in Engineering, Architecture and Consulting professionals dedicated to

 developing and implementing innovative solutions to the world’s infrastructure and environmental challenges. Supported

 by more than 6,000 employees in 90 offices worldwide, we provide a full continuum of life-cycle engineering consulting,

 specialized global construction, base operations, Green Infrastructure, security management and intelligence solutions.



Michael Baker International’s Water Group provides innovative consulting, planning and engineering solutions for the

 entire spectrum of the water cycle. We have proven experience in providing a full range of professional services from

 scientific and technical analysis, concept through design, and construction support services. Protection and management

 of water resources starts at the watershed level and follows the movement of water through urban and agricultural areas,

 streams, lakes and reservoirs, water distribution systems, wastewater collection systems, and water/wastewater treatment




A Surface Water Intern may be involved with any number of tasks. Some days will be in the office and others may be in the

 field. Various tasks would include:

•Provide support for hydrology or hydraulics studies by delineating watersheds, completing As-Built review, providing CAD

 support, or completing a field investigation.

•Complete calculations to determine runoff volumes or flow rates.

•Summarize findings of a study in a report and create supporting exhibits.

•Complete field work by gathering project site information, inspecting a construction or industrial site, confirming postconstruction BMP installation, or identifying assets.

•Review and summarize NPDES permits or correspondence from regulatory agencies.

•Develop construction or post-construction storm water compliance plans such as SWPPPs, WQMPs, LID Plans, etc.

•Develop water quality program elements, assess the effectiveness of various program implementation elements, and

 gather information to support reporting.


•Candidate must be enrolled and pursuing a B.S. or M.S. in Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering at an

 accredited university or college.

•Minimum of 3 years of completed post-secondary coursework in student’s field of study.

•Minimum 2.5 overall GPA on a 4.0 scale.

•Proficiency with AutoCAD and MS Office.

•Experience with GIS.

•Experience with Hydrology and/or Hydraulics Programs. 



Michael Baker International is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Michael Baker International

 provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. Michael Baker International maintains

 a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage all

 qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration

 for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,

 citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected


EEO is the Law. Applicants to and employees of Michael Baker International are protected under Federal law from