Environmental Specialist Intern - Summer 2023
Job Type
Internship
Description

ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST INTERN

Department: Environmental

Reports To: Environmental Department Manager

Education: Candidate must be currently enrolled in Environmental Science, Natural Resources, or related field curriculum at an  accredited college or university

Registration: None

Experience: Entry Level Position


Duties:

- Assist Environmental Specialist in performing field work for wetland determination/delineations and waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) reports

-Assist in plant identification for WOTUS reports and Floristic Quality Assessments

-Assist Environmental Specialist in performing field work for asbestos inspections

- Perform project research

- Assist in field work for traffic data collection

- Assist in preparing graphics related to project deliverables using ArcGIS

-Assist in preparing waterway regulatory permit applications (401/404 and Construction in a Floodway permits)

-Assist in completing Red Flag Investigations and doing research in IDEM’s virtual file cabinet

-Perform assigned tasks to aid in completing a project

- Assist in preparing Early Coordination Letters (ECLs) as part of the early stages of a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) document

- Assist in preparing draft NEPA documentation for our federal-aid projects.

- Assist in downloading data collectors upon completion of field work for a WOTUS investigation

-Communicate with department staff and other company staff to provide quality services

-Maintain confidentiality of information regarding clients and company practices

- Perform other duties as assigned

 

Skills:

- Possess good communication skills

- Able to work within a “team concept”

- Able to work independently with instruction

- Able to learn the use of GPS equipment

- Proficient with a computer and familiarity with ArcGIS, Microsoft Word, Outlook, Teams and Excel

- Able to learn the use of construction plans for public works projects

- Ability to meet deadline


Physical Requirements:

- Able to work 9 or more hours per workday

- Able to work 40 or more hours per work week, as needed

- Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions traversing uneven or difficult terrain while carrying equipment

- Able to travel throughout Indiana including overnight stays

- Able to drive pk nails into the ground as needed for traffic data collection

- Able to dig and/or probe into the ground for pertinent soil survey information


Requirements

 Other Requirements:

 -Possess a valid Indiana Driver’s License

 -Agree to abide by the personnel policies identified in the Company Policy