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Internship

Environment Intern

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TranSystems

27d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Kansas City

AI generated summary

  • You need a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science or related field, proficiency in Microsoft Office, willingness to travel, ability to learn in a fast-paced environment, and 0-2 years of experience.
  • You will assist in environmental field investigations, planning, GIS research, and SWPPP preparation. Work in a team to meet client expectations, attend meetings, and grow your professional knowledge.

Off-cycle Internship

SustainabilityKansas City

Description

  • TranSystems is seeking an Environmental Scientist Intern to support our Midwest Area on a variety of planning and design projects. In addition to an environmental/science background, a candidate for this position should have strong listening and communication skills with the ability to learn and apply environmental and regulatory knowledge in assisting more experienced environmental scientists in meeting clients’ environmental clearance and regulatory needs in the areas of transportation. Additionally, the ideal candidate is someone who is motivated, eager to learn, a team player, and takes pride in their work.

Requirements

  • Pursuing or received a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Planning, or a related field from an accredited university
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Willing to work in the field and travel remotely
  • Ability to learn and thrive in a fast paced environment
  • 0-2 years of experience
  • Actively engages multiple perspectives when solving problems, seeks to learn from peers, and encourages reciprocal learning among team members.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • What we’d prefer for you to bring to our firm:
  • Currently a senior or received Master’s Degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Planning, or a related field from an accredited university
  • Familiarity with ESRI Arc products
  • Experience with environmental regulations and/or wetland science

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Sustainability

Responsibilities

  • Assist with environmental field investigation (wetland delineation) for Section 404 Clean Water Act Compliance and Section 7 threatened and endangered species review. Field Investigation may involve travel to remote locations for multiple days.
  • Environmental planning including desktop reviews, NEPA document preparation, and other technical writing.
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) research and information graphic preparation.
  • Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan, (SWPPP) preparation and field verification and testing.
  • Perform in a team environment with Engineers, Planners, and Environmental Scientists.
  • Receive instructions from a Project Manager or Senior Project Engineer as to the assigned tasks, budget for tasks, and general deliverables necessary to meet client expectations. Ask questions if task assignments aren’t clear.
  • Represent the Environmental Team in both internal project status meetings and by supporting Project Managers at external meetings with clients.
  • Keep Project Manager informed of design status and any potential impacts to project schedule, scope, or required effort.
  • Grow professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing professional networks; participating in professional societies. These activities can be accomplished in person or virtually, if needed.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Kansas City