The Environmental Intern is responsible for various field, laboratory and engineering tasks needed to support the environmental group throughout regions where we do business. Intern responsibilities typically include training to complete on site construction phase soil and concrete testing and inspection; conducting soil laboratory tests, and preparing inspection and data reports. Projects typically include working with several Fortune 500 companies, as well as working with local and regional developers with varying degrees of complexity.
Conduct environmental site evaluations, testing, and inspection services.
Assist with the completion of site investigation activities such as soil borings and/or test pit excavations, and other supporting tasks as deemed necessary by Supervisor.
Complete soil, ground water, and air sampling and investigations.
Pickup and drop-off samples to laboratories.
Earthwork oversight (over excavation of fill material, excavation of contaminated soils, etc.).
Conduct Post excavating samples.
Test pit oversight.
Complete project data analysis and report writing.
Complete ASTM Phase I site assessments.
Develop standard operating procedures for the equipment under the direction of a senior engineer.
Maintain the instruments in calibrated condition, collecting and reporting data to the manager, managing lab supply/inventory, and assisting in preparation of reports/presentations.
Ensure that all safety policies and procedures are followed.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, Geology or related engineering field at a College/University.
0-2 years' experience in Environmental engineering (residential and/or commercial/industrial/office site design and permitting experience).
Engineer-In-Training (EIT) or EIT-track preferred.
Valid driver's license, valid personal insurance, & a personal vehicle to travel to various sites during a given work day (note the company will reimburse you for the miles traveled for the company)
Ability to maintain and operate personal and/or company vehicle
Ideal candidate has completed construction materials laboratory class work.
Knowledge of basic soil mechanics and introductory geotechnical science topics.
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Software including Word, Excel, Outlook and Project.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Independent and critical thinking abilities.
Self-starter who can work independently and with team members, and present themselves professionally and confidently on construction sites and in an office environment.