Amec Foster Wheeler Engineering Intern in Chantilly, Virginia

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking an Engineering Intern to join our team in Chantilly, VA.

Key Responsibilities

  • Preform hydrologic and hydraulic modeling of riverine systems as part of the Risk Mapping, Assessment, and Planning (Risk MAP) program for the Federal Emergency Management Agency

  • Support Field Investigations including the collection and analysis of data used to support hydrologic and hydraulic modeling

  • Execute established procedures, perform of routine calculations and process GIS data necessary to support hydrologic and hydraulic modeling efforts

  • Prepare floodplain and watershed studies in compliance with FEMA standards and specifications and assist with Quality Assurance and Quality Control for flood insurance study deliverables

  • Evaluate flood mitigation and flood control projects and their effectiveness

  • Execute GIS-based one dimensional and two dimensional flood risk modeling software application such as HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, FLO-2D, and SWMM

  • Efficiently work with ArcGIS software and extensions in support of flood risk modeling and mapping and other water resources project needs

  • Familiar with Jupyter Notebooks, Anaconda and ArcGIS Pro for python programming

  • Familiar with Cloud Storage and/or Cloud Computing a Plus

  • Write and manipulate scripts (Python or R preferred) for processing big data and improving efficiency for flood modeling, mapping, and forecasting tasks

  • Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors. 

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Requisition ID: 2019-37157

Name: Trainee / Internship

External Company Name: Wood Plc

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Post End Date: 3/22/2019