ECS Limited

  • Geotechnical Co-Op - Monitoring and Instrumentation (January 2020)

    Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
  • What You'll Do

    As a Geotechnical Co-Op, you will reinforce your education through a practical, hands-on, paid work experience. Your work will be realistic and rewarding, and allow you to be in a position of responsibility. You will contribute ideas and develop knowledge and communication skills while interacting with top professionals in your field. Your Geotechnical Co-Op is more than a job; it is a learning experience that allows you to explore career options. You can even learn more about yourself, your skills, and help set your career goals. Best of all, you will be given meaningful assignments that will give you a sense of accomplishment. You also have a “can do” attitude and are ready to take on any project thrown your way – and that’s why a Co-Op with ECS will give you all the opportunity for career growth within our company you’ll want. For highlights of others who have taken their amazing skills and grown their careers with ECS, click here


    You will be part of a dynamic, growing, and energized team - and your role is key to the success of ECS. While your job duties may fluctuate day to day, here are some areas we expect to see you grow in:


    • Support of Excavation [SOE], adjacent structure, and vibration monitoring methods
    • Instrumentation such as inclinometers, total stations, scanners,  vibration monitors, piezometers, and strain gauges
    • Budgeting daily and ongoing activities as well as invoicing
    • Reporting
    • Ability to interact with other staff members and project personnel

    What We're Looking For

    • Actively pursuing a Bachelors or Masters degree in civil engineering, geology, or related degree
    • Strong interest in gaining hands-on experience on active construction sites
    • Access to an insured vehicle to use as tranportation to construction sites (mileage reimbursed)
    • Clean driving record
    • Some serious GRIT and have no problem lifting/carrying 40 – 100 lbs. multiple times a day

    Who We Are

    Founded in 1988, Engineering Consulting Services (ECS) is a leader in geotechnical, construction materials, environmental, and facilities engineering. ECS is currently ranked 72 in Engineering News-Record’s Top 500 Design Firms (ENR, 2019) and is honored as ENR Mid-Atlantic’s Design Firm of the Year (2018). To learn more about us, click here


    We love our employees and we show this through providing some great benefits. Click here to see how we show our passion for our people. 



    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.


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