Environmental Intern

  • Terracon Consultants
  • South Plainfield, NJ
  • Mar 21, 2018
Internship- Paid Air Quality EHS - Environmental, Health & Safety Environmental Science - Engineering Geoscience-Hydrogeology Remediation - Asbestos - Lead - Mold Remediation - Brownfields - CERCLA Water Quality

Job Description

Job Description

Overview of Responsibilities:

This is a summer position for college students currently studying environmental science who have an interest in pursuing a career in geo-environmental consulting.  Responsibilities may include: observing and assisting staff professionals with sampling of soil, groundwater, air and/or asbestos or lead-based paint; assisting with Phase I environmental assessments; observing and documenting environmental or geotechnical explorations; and assisting with laboratory soil tests.  Duties may also include assisting with miscellaneous office and administrative support tasks.

Essential Role and Responsibilities:

  • Follow safety rules and practices and other safety requirements for all projects.  Report any safety issues or concerns to management.
  • Under close supervision of staff professionals, assist with geo-environmental tasks and perform basic testing and observations duties.
  • Provide clear documentation of observations.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing, as required to supervisors, clients, contractors and other outside parties.
  • Maintain assigned equipment.
  • Be responsible for maintaining quality standards on all projects. 


  • High school diploma, or equivalent
  • Completion of at least three years toward a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science. 
  • Completion of at least two courses in environmental science.
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.


  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training

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