External Job Opportunity

TitleUndergrad Intern Environmental
Position Number38762
CompanyHanford Mission Integration So
City/StateRichland, WA
Location825 Jadwin

Job Duties/Scope Of Work
The Co-Op Intern will support the Environmental Monitoring and Air Quality programs supporting site wide data compilation, managing compliance data in sitewide data management systems, site wide coordination of data requests, regulatory analysis, sample plan development and rationale, sample collection with support personnel, sample processing, analytical data evaluation, data management, support to sitewide integration of the Air Operating Permit and databases, developing compliance strategies, interpreting regulatory requirements and documenting interpretive guidance, support the preparation of notice of construction applications, and support with radiological, criteria, and toxic air emissions.

The successful candidate will support the evaluation of analytical data results and final packages to track and trend results for various environmental sample media, interface and integrate with other Hanford contractors.

This position will maintain an awareness of all site operations and changes on the Hanford site and evaluate the need for changes to the Environmental Monitoring program. Responsibilities will include data evaluation, review and comparison of sample results against thresholds and historical results for trending. The successful candidate will participate in and oversee environmental sample collection, processing, and waste management, and will also support the implementation and ongoing operation of the sitewide engine tracking system and Air Operating Permit database. Tasks will include coordination, review, and lead contributing author to numerous reports.

The selected candidate will gain knowledge in environmental sampling, analytical and statistical data evaluation, data management and retrieval, reviewing analytical results, and ensuring proper filing of record materials, environmental compliance data entry, and experience with reviewing regulatory requirements.

Basic Qualifications
- Candidates should be pursuing a bachelor's degree in environmental science, Environmental Engineering, or related discipline.

- Candidates should demonstrate an interest in learning about environmental regulations.

- Candidates should possess a high attention to detail and have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

- Intermediate computer skills and familiarization with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.

- Ability to work independently and as a team to complete tasks.

Must have one college term completed and be currently enrolled as a full-time student, have and maintain an overall G.P.A of 2.5 or above, the availability to work a minimum of 20 hours per week, and live within a commutable distance to the work site.

Desired Qualifications
Use innovative approaches to problem solving and continuous improvement.

Working knowledge of ArcGIS.

Compensation & Benefits
Hourly Rates -

Freshman: $16.28
Sophomore: $18.48
Junior: $22.067
Senior: $26.039

In accordance with the HMIS wage determination process, offers will be made by taking into consideration the degree program the candidate is currently enrolled in - or - scope of work the position will perform, grade level in school (freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior), as well as the external labor market. A candidate's salary history will not be used in compensation decisions. The starting rates, and ranges listed (if applicable) represent the full wage scale that may be offered for this position.

In accordance with the Service Contract Act, this position is eligible for the health & welfare wage adder of up to $4.41 per hour.

HMIS is an EEOE/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Relocation Funding ProvidedNo
U.S. Citizenship RequiredYes
Clearance RequiredNo
Job ClassificationSNE
Shift Work RequiredNo


Equal Opportunity Clause

This contractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR ยงยง 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

HMIS is a veteran-friendly, VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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