Environmental Internship (Level 1)
Richmond, VA 
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Environmental Internship (Level 1)
Job Locations US-VA-Richmond
ID 2020-9587
What You'll Do

As an Intern working with our environmental group, you will reinforce your education through a practical, hands-on, paid work experience. Your work will be realistic and rewarding, and allow you to be in a position of responsibility. You will contribute ideas and develop knowledge and communication skills while interacting with top professionals in your field. Your internship is more than a job; it is a learning experience that allows you to explore career options. You can even learn more about yourself, your skills, and help set your career goals. Best of all, you will be given meaningful assignments that will give you a sense of accomplishment. You also have a “can do” attitude and are ready to take on any project thrown your way – and that’s why an internship with ECS will give you all the opportunity for career growth within our company you’ll want. For highlights of others who have taken their amazing skills and grown their careers with ECS, click here. 

 

You will be part of a dynamic, growing, and energized team - and your role is key to the success of ECS. While your job duties may fluctuate day to day, here are some areas we expect to see you grow in:

 

    Sampling and assessments of soil, groundwater, air and other materials

  • Observing and documenting field activities

  • Using field screening equipment and documenting readings

  • Working with GIS/GPS (a big plus)

  • Interacting and communicating daily with contractors, technicians and project managers

  • Writing clear field reports of site activities each day

What We're Looking For
  • Actively pursuing a Bachelor or Master degree in Civil Engineering with an environmental focus, Geology, Environmental Science or related degree

  • Interest in environmental regulations and how environmental issues are related to the construction process

  • Access to an insured vehicle to use as transportation to construction sites (mileage reimbursed)

  • Clean driving record

  • Some serious GRIT and have no problem lifting/carrying 40 – 100 lbs. multiple times a day

Who We Are

Founded in 1988, Engineering Consulting Services (ECS) is a leader in geotechnical, construction materials, environmental, and facilities engineering. ECS is currently ranked 69 in Engineering News-Record’s Top 500 Design Firms (ENR, April 2020) and 154 in Engineering News-Record’s Top 200 Environmental Firms (ENR, July 2020). To learn more about us, click here. 

 

We love our employees and we show this through providing some great benefits. Click here to see how we show our passion for our people. 

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

 

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

 

COVID-19 Update

We care about the health and safety of our colleagues and their families, as well as our clients, potential candidates and the communities we serve, is our highest priority. We have established COVID-19 protocols including personal protective equipment (PPE), social distancing, cleaning and personal hygiene practice recommendations.

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ECS is an Equal Opportunity [EO] employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other protected category. E-verify and federal drug-free work place compliant.

 

Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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