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Environmental Scientist Intern
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Stantec Inc. | Rochester, NY
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Job Description

Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We're a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that's critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

You will have the opportunity to work with an experienced team of environmental scientists, geologists and engineers while participating in field and office activities involving environmental permitting, environmental impact assessments; wetlands delineations; environmental site assessments; sampling programs; remedial activities; and data interpretation, analysis and reporting.

Your Key Responsibilities

* Complete applicable company and client required health & safety training (including OSHA required training) and follow health & safety policies and procedures.

* Assisting with environmental permitting and licensing.

* Assisting with wetland delineations, endangered species surveys, and wildlife inventories.

* Assisting with Phase I Environmental Site Assessments.

* Assisting with sampling programs involving soil, groundwater, surface water, sediment, soil gas, indoor air, and building materials.

* Assisting with the advancement of soil borings and groundwater monitoring well installation, water level measurements, elevation surveying, aquifer testing, and preparing soil boring logs and well construction diagrams.

* Assisting with remediation projects.

* Assisting with operation, monitoring and maintenance on remedial systems.

* Conducting project-related research (historical data, regulations, etc.).

* Tabulating, analyzing, and interpreting data, and preparing figures.

* Assisting with the preparation of reports, work plans, correspondence.

* Learning and following standard operating procedures while continuing to develop skills.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

* Personable, motivated, and a self-starter capable of working both individually and as part of team.

* Strong technical writing, interpersonal and verbal communication skills.

* Willingness to learn new skills while undertaking work assignments.

* Experience/knowledge of hazardous materials.

* Shows initiative in integrating creativity and innovation in all work tasks.

* Exhibits a strong attention to detail.

* Conscientious, organized, and disciplined.

* Experience using field equipment, GPS data collection, and GIS is an asset.

* Good driving record and valid driver's license required.

* Able to perform field work involving exposure to the elements involving long hours and inclement weather.

* Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs.

Education and Experience

Obtained or working towards a Bachelor or Master of Science degree in Environmental Science, Wetlands Science, Wildlife Biology, Geology or related field.

3.5 GPA or higher.

40-hour OSHA Hazwoper training a plus.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Co-op/Summer/Intern Student

Primary Location: United States-New York-Rochester

Employee Status: Temporary

Job Level: Entry Level

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 190002KZ