Summer Interns 2022

With summer in full swing, we are excited to share our knowledge and experience with future leaders in the engineering industry.  One of the most rewarding core values we take to heart is empowered employees which extends to our internship program.

For the past decade, Great West has had the pleasure of being the “real world” guide to a handful of selected summer engineering interns.  Each of the interns below assists a senior engineer during the summer receiving direct project experience and gaining knowledge as they prepare to enter the workforce. We are excited to share details on the new faces you might see in our office and on job sites!

Tyler Dahinden

Billings Office – Municipal Intern
School: Montana State University
Projected Graduation: December 2022
Major: Civil Engineering
Originally From: Billings, Montana
What Drives Tyler to be an Engineer: Being able to see a project from design to completion is very rewarding to me.
Interesting/Fun Fact: I love attending sporting events, there is not many MSU games that I miss!

Edward Black

Boise Office – Solid Waste Intern
School: University of Idaho
Projected Graduation: May 2023
Major: Civil Engineering
Originally From: Boise, Idaho
What Drives Edward to be an Engineer: Creating impactful changes that help others.
Interesting/Fun Fact: I am perfecting the perfect homebrew beer!

Tucker Greenwell

Great Falls Office – Civil Engineering Intern
School: Montana Technological University
Projected Graduation: May 2023
Major: Civil Engineering
Originally From: Cascade/Great Falls, Montana
What Drives Tucker to be an Engineer: Working through and accomplishing problems as a part of a team, the want to improve my skills by learning new things each day, and most importantly the desire to do something that is meaningful and important. 
Interesting/Fun Fact:  I enjoy tying flies for fishing on my free time.

Ben Windauer

Helena Office – Municipal Intern
School: Montana Technological University
Projected Graduation: December 2022
Major: Civil Engineering
Originally From: Columbia Falls, Montana
What Drives Ben to be an Engineer: My drive for engineering stems from my interests in problem solving and the challenge of pursuing innovation within my field. I also enjoy working with other people and interacting in groups to successfully complete a task (projects).
Interesting/Fun Fact: I am color blind.

Grady Koenig

Helena Office – Municipal Intern
School: Montana Technological University
Projected Graduation: May 2023
Major: Civil Engineering
Originally From: Clancy, Montana
What Drives Grady to be an Engineer: The positive impact that will be made in peoples lives when projects are completed.
Interesting/Fun Fact: I recently went to Honduras and scuba dived.

Ty McGurran

Helena Office – Transportation Intern
School: Montana Technological University
Projected Graduation: May 2023
Major: Civil Engineering
Originally From: Clancy, Montana
What Drives Ty to be an Engineer: Since I was young, I have always been a problem solver. I enjoy creating new designs and watching them being put into use. On a bigger scale, constantly improving the way things work is an ongoing goal of mine. One of my overall goals is to create a new process or product that functions better than anything that has ever been used before, making a change in a positive way that benefits Montana.
Interesting/Fun Fact: I enjoy embracing my creative side including drawing, painting, and producing fishing and skiing films.

To learn more about an internship with Great West Engineering, contact us today!

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