Job Announcements

Job announcements posted below have been submitted by potential employers.  They have not been screened by the CEIE Department.

Full-time and internship postings specific to positions beginning in fall, 2014:

  • The  Virginia Tech Occaquan Watershed Monitoring Lab in Manassas, VA, invites applications for a part-time lab assistant, 10 to 15 hours per week.  The lab assistant will support studies in lake, reservoir, and watershed quality.  Duties will begin with basic lab support but can develop into greater responsibility.  Applications in the form of a cover letter and one-page resume should be sent to Ms. Dongmei Wang <>.  (Posted September 12, 2014.)
  • Dulles Geotechnical and Material Testing Services, Inc. (DGMTS) invites applications from CEIE students for entry level permanent employment in their Northern Virginia office for senior technician and staff engineer positions.  Applicants should be enthusiastic about a career in geotechnical engineering.  Prior internship experience, knowledge of CAD, and good communication skills are all pluses.  Applications in the form of a one-page resume and cover letter should be addressed to Mr. Tariq Hamid  (Posted September 4, 2014.)
  • The US Department of Defense, including the US Navy and the US Air Force, has posted several local, entry level opportunities for civil engineers who are US citizens.  These are searchable under USAJobs.  These positions do not require enlistment in the military. (Posted October 13, 2014.)
  • CDMSmith invites applications for a transportation planner position in their Fairfax, VA, office.  Applicants with a master’s degree in transportation, economics, planning, or other social science are preferred.  BS-CIE graduates who have completed the senior level transportation electives and who have relevant internship experience should also apply.  Applicants should have graduated recently or will graduate in December, 2014.  The position is described here.  (Posted October 17, 2014.)
  • The Transportation Engineering and Operations group in the Division of Transportation of Arlington, Virginia’s Department of Environmental Services invites applications for project interns from current civil engineering students and recent graduates.  Interns will perform traffic analysis, and may work up to 30 hrs/week during the academic year.  Familiarity with VISSIM, traffic analysis software, and ArcGIS are all pluses.  For more information, contact Mr. Andy Anton  Applications in the form of a cover letter and one-page resume should be sent to Mr. Anton.  (Posted Nov 3, 2014.)
  • Skanska, an international construction firm, invites students interested in positions with them to attend their networking event on Friday, January 9, 2015.  The event will begin at 10am at their huge Skanska-Facchina project site in Washington DC near the US Navy Yard, and will last most of the day.  For an invitation, contact Ms. Paige Moreno with your cover letter and one-page resume.  (Updated November 7, 2014.)
  • Menard USA, an international geotechnical ground improvement design and construction firm, invites applications from new and recent BS-CIE and MS-CIE graduates for four full time field engineer positions in their east coast offices.  The positions involve interpretation of geotechnical data for design of ground improvement and field work to monitor installation.  Travel to job sites is expected.  More details here.  Applications in the form of a cover letter and one-page resume should be sent to Mr. Greg Simmons, PE, at  (Posted November 30, 2014.)
  • The Federal Highway Administration invites applications from US citizens for its Student Intern Pathways Program for civil engineering students described here.  The position is in Sterling, VA.  Applications are accepted until December 5 or until 100 applications have been received, whichever occurs first.  (Posted November 30, 2014.)
  • The US Department of State invites applications from US citizens for Foreign Service Construction Engineers.  Positions require living abroad to oversee construction of new and renovated properties for the Department of State.  Applications are due by December 29, 2014.  Position details and application procedures are posted here.  (Posted December 1, 2014.)
  • Arlington County transportation engineering and operations invites applications for several part-time, temporary positions from current or recently graduated civil engineering students.  The department is responsible for design, construction, and maintenance of Arlington’s traffic signal and ITS infrastructure, including remote data collection, Bluetooth travel time harvesting, VMS signs, and the county’s fiber network.  Interns will work in traffic optimization; GIS integrated asset management; and traffic planning.  Positions will be for 6 months or longer.  Candidates with familiarity with ArcGIS, VISSIM, Synchro, and/or SimTraffic are especially encouraged.  Applicants should send a cover letter and one-page resume to Mr. Andy Anton, ITS & Traffic Signals Engineer,  (Posted December 8, 2014.)
  • GKY & Associates  invites applications from civil engineering graduates for a position as a field services team leader (position number VA7335) for water resources and storm management projects.  Projects include traditional and biologically-based storm water infrastructure assessment, and illicit discharge detection. Applications in the form of a cover letter and one-page resume should be sent to, noting the position number in the subject line of the email.  (Posted December 11, 2014.)
  • The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Chesapeake Research Consortium invite applications from current civil engineering undergraduates and graduate students, or from recent (< 2yrs) graduates for a twelve week summer internship based in Wakefield, VA, or vicinity.  The  position involves modeling, mapping, and forecasting of coastal inundation.  The position description, requirements, and application process are provided here. (Posted December 17, 2014.)