Permitting Geologist Intern - 2019 in Houston, United States

Location Houston, United States
Date Posted November 16, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


InternshipBe involved in projects with our Energy Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future! WSP is currently initiating a search for a Permitting Geologist Intern for our Houston, Texas office. This opportunity is available for a college student in good standing working towards a degree in mechanical, petroleum, or geological engineering at an ABET accredited program. The internship will be for 2-3 months over the summer break (May-August 2019). The candidate will gain experience in well workovers and mechanical integrity tests of salt caverns used in underground hydrocarbon storage. Duties and Responsibilities: -Support major segments of Underground Injection Control (UIC) projects across contiguous United States. -Assist in the preparation of UIC Class I, II and III well permit applications and no-migration petitions. -Assist in the planning and reporting on UIC Class I and Class II Mechanical Integrity Tests (MITs). -Develop a working knowledge of state and federal UIC regulations, including their development and implementation in-practice. -Assist in overseeing the geological evaluation of drilling wells as well as working with the engineering, land and drilling personnel to support an effective, efficient drilling program. -Prepare schematics and drawings. -Assist with field work. -Use various software including CAD and GIS. -Write reports and other documents. -Other duties as assigned. Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.
Minimum Qualifications:
CURRENT standing as a graduate student actively enrolled in an ABET accredited Engineering or Geology Graduate Program with a minimum GPA of 3.00.

Preferred Qualifications
Strong technical writing skills.
Requires strong communication and Microsoft Office skills.
Previous work in the oil and gas industry is preferred.


WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started?

WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

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