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Water Quality Technician - Intern

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VVater

7d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Austin

AI generated summary

  • You must be a current Bachelor’s or Master’s student in relevant fields. Strong interest in water quality, fieldwork experience, and excellent communication skills are essential. Driver’s license and ability to travel required.
  • You will conduct water quality sampling, perform on-site tests, analyze data, and assist in identifying pollution sources to ensure the accuracy of water quality monitoring and reporting.

Off-cycle Internship

EngineeringAustin

Description

  • VVater seeks a motivated and detail-oriented Water Quality Technician Intern to join our team. This internship offers hands-on experience in water quality monitoring, analysis, and management. The ideal candidate is passionate about environmental science, water resources, and sustainability and possesses strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Requirements

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program in Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Engineering, or related field.
  • Strong interest in water quality monitoring, environmental science, and natural resource management.
  • Familiarity with water quality parameters, sampling techniques, and laboratory analysis methods is preferred.
  • Experience with fieldwork and data collection in outdoor environments is a plus.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Effective communication and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively.
  • Valid driver’s license and willingness to travel to field sites as needed.

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Bachelors
Masters

Area of Responsibilities

Engineering

Responsibilities

  • Conduct water quality sampling and field measurements at designated sites, including rivers, lakes, reservoirs, and groundwater wells.
  • Assist in collecting water samples for laboratory analysis, following standard protocols and procedures.
  • Perform on-site water quality tests, such as pH, temperature, turbidity, dissolved oxygen, and nutrient levels, using handheld meters and equipment.
  • Assist in analyzing water quality data and interpreting results to assess water quality conditions and trends.
  • Support the maintenance and calibration of field equipment and instrumentation, ensuring accuracy and reliability of measurements.
  • Assist in preparing technical reports, summaries, and presentations summarizing water quality monitoring results and findings.
  • Collaborate with team members to identify potential sources of pollution or contamination and recommend corrective actions or mitigation measures.
  • Perform other tasks and support the water quality team as needed.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Austin