Environmental Specialist - Spring Internship

EcoSource, 6424 University Ave, Windsor Heights, IA 50324, USA

About the Role

    Interested in a spring paid internship with a fast paced Environmental Consulting firm in the Des Monies metro area? EcoSource is currently looking for individuals to fill a spring internship role. Day to day activities and responsibility may include but are not limited to; Performing tests and sampling of environmental materials including air, groundwater and building materials. Operating field monitoring equipment. May assist with asbestos surveys, abatement projects, and Phase I site assessments. Tabulate and prepare data for written reports. Cleans and maintains field monitoring equipment. Adhere to safety standards.

    Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

    - Exceptional writing skills.
    - Excellent communication skills.
    - Ability to work on projects concurrently and deliver quality product on time.
    - Ability to cultivate strong relationships within a team.
    - Follow safety rules, guidelines and standards for all projects.
    - Participate in pre-task planning. Report any safety issues or concerns to management.
    - Be responsible for maintaining quality standards on all projects.
    - Entry level scientific professional responsible for gathering data and information to be evaluated by
    other team members.
    - Performs testing and sampling of environmental materials including soil, air, groundwater and building
    materials.
    - Tabulate and prepare data for written reports.
    - May assist with report preparation by summarizing data and information within reports.
    - Operates field monitoring equipment.
    - May assist with asbestos surveys and abatement projects.
    - Performs basic tests as directed using well-defined procedures.
    - Assists in basic survey/measurement data.
    - Assists higher level technicians on complex tasks.

    Will be placed in a progressively increased role of training and responsibility in work assignments.

Requirements

  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.