Environmental Scientist Intern/Technician

internship - full time, unpaid

Stantec, Inc.
Louisville, KY
Closed
Posted 45 Days ago
Stantec, Inc.
Louisville, KY
internship - full time, unpaid
Posted 45 Days ago
Closed

Description

Environmental Scientist Intern/Technician 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. You could say we know a little something about the environment. Our passion for it drives our work. 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. We know what it takes to balance competing project interests with creativity and efficiency. We know what to look for and we know how to get the job donethe right way. Join a team that has the environment down to a science. Your Opportunity Stantec's Louisville, KY office is looking for an Environmental Scientist to provide environmental support for clients in the transportation, renewable energy, electric transmission, and other business sectors for environmental and endangered species projects across the eastern US. This is a temporary position lasting from approximately May 15, 2019 through August 15, 2019, which may be adjustable by a few days for full-time college students. Your Key Responsibilities Wildlife surveys and habitat assessments; Wetland and stream delineation and assessment; Vegetation inventories; Aquatic assessments (lake and stream); Background data reviews; Environmental permit applications; Endangered resource record reviews; GPS data collection and mapping support; ArcGIS online mapping and data collection applications; Record, enter, organize, manage, and analyze data; and Assist with and prepare portions of written reports, tables, spreadsheets, databases, and maps for client and regulatory agency review. Your Capabilities and Credentials Pre-exposure rabies vaccination is a plus. An interest in ecosystems, natural resource conservation, and the outdoors is essential. The ability to solve problems using critical thinking and to complete tasks with consideration to their own and the team's safety is important. A positive attitude in all working conditions is key. Strong verbal and written communication skills, including exceptional MS Office skills. Strong note-taking skills and attention to detail. Experienced at working well in a team atmosphere and independently as required. Working understanding of policies and procedures for HSSE, including client-specific training (as required). Working knowledge of field sampling techniques. Must have the willingness to learn new skills while conducting field work Conscientious, organized, and disciplined. Builds and maintains productive professional and personal networking relationships within their technical team and Business Center. Good driving record and valid driver's license required. Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen Willingness to travel and conduct field work in potentially remote areas for extended periods including overnight travel is expected for this position. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather. Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs. Education and Experience The ideal candidate will have or be working towards a Bachelor's degree in an environmental (biology, ecology, natural resources, soil science or related field) discipline with demonstrated experience with biological surveys in the region. Minimum of 0-2 years of experience. This is an entry-level position, no experience is required but some field experience in natural resource inventories and surveys is preferred. Must be comfortable with computers and Trimble hand held GPS units or other similar GPS based survey equipment. Technical writing skills are necessary for this position. Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather. 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 others' 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-Kentucky-Louisville Organization: BC-1726 Environmental Services-US Southeast Employee Status: Temporary Job Level: Individual Contributor Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time Schedule: Full-time Job Posting: Mar 22, 2019, 12:42:47 PM Req ID: 190000ZE

Skills

ecology, sampling, field work, natural resource management, endangered species, wildlife management, gps, biology, environmental services, surveying, data collection, soil science, wetland delineation, wetland restoration, vegetation

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