Internship - Site Solutions
Los Angeles, CA 
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Job/Internship Description

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. No sponsorship is available for this position.

Ramboll US Consulting, Inc. (Ramboll) is a leading scientific environmental consulting firm providing a broad range of technical services to both public and private sector clients. As such, Ramboll has earned a reputation as a leader in the areas of environmental risk assessment and management, strategic compliance management and environmental liability.

An 8- to 12-week long internship program is scheduled for the summer of 2023 in the firm's Irvine or Los Angeles, California office. Each participant will be assigned a mentor who will guide them through project assignments and responsibilities.

The purpose of this program is to allow the internship participants to gain hands-on experience working in the health and environmental field of site characterization and remediation. The goal of the summer program is to give the intern a better understanding of how we provide solutions to our clients' complicated environmental and health and safety concerns.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Performing environmental field sampling including soil, soil gas, groundwater, and indoor air
  • Overseeing monitoring well installation and development
  • Conducting air and dust monitoring
  • Performing operation and maintenance of remediation systems
  • Reviewing and summarizing regulatory requirements
  • Evaluating and tabulating data for inclusion in technical reports
  • Preparing soil boring logs and draft sections of reports
  • Participating on project teams, evaluating remediation and environmental control technologies, and developing plans for site remediation
  • Developing or using spreadsheets to estimate risk from exposure to various compounds
  • Following corporate health and safety standards.

Your starting point for constant growth

Required Skills

  • At least a junior level standing while pursuing a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field of study such as Chemical, Environmental, and Civil Engineering, Geology, and/or Hydrogeology. Candidates pursuing a Master's degree in such fields will also be considered.
  • Excellent written and oral communication, quantitative, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical abilities
  • Strong computing skills including solid spreadsheet and word processing skills
  • Must possess a valid Driver's License and reliable form of transportation. The successful candidate will need to provide evidence of a good driving record (MVR) and proof of personal insurance coverage.

Preferred Skills

  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training a plus, or will be provided prior to the internship start date.
  • Database (e.g., ACCESS) and GIS or AutoCAD skills

Physical Demands

  • Ability to drive, travel and/or perform field work out of the office approximately 75% of the time.
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds.
  • Must be able to perform the following actions while conducting fieldwork: stooping/kneeling/crouching, standing for long periods of time, pulling/pushing and lifting equipment and supplies, walking on uneven terrain.
  • Ability to work in outdoor environments and hot/arid conditions.
  • Ability and willingness to work in proximity to loud noises and hazards (i.e., proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, and exposure to chemicals, fumes, odors, dusts, and gases). Worker may be required to wear a respirator. Proper training and protective equipment will be provided as necessary.

Welcome to our Environment & Health division

One of the world's leading environmental and health consultancies, we are trusted by clients to manage their most challenging environmental, health, and social issues. We help clients understand and manage the impacts of their activities and products, so that they can respond to business, regulatory, or legal challenges effectively and develop sound strategies for operating sustainably.

Ramboll in Americas

Founded in Denmark, Ramboll is a people company that has over 2,000 experts working across more than 60 offices in the Americas applying their passion to deliver innovative solutions across Buildings, Transport, Energy, Environment & Health, Water, Management Consulting, and Architecture and Landscape. As a company, we are committed to reducing our environmental impact, contributing to a cohesive society with equal rights and opportunities for all, and fostering a culture of excellence, enjoyment, and equal opportunities for all our employees. We invite you to contribute to a sustainable future working in an open, collaborative, and empowering culture.

Our Commitment to Sustainability

Responsible business conduct and sustainable practices have been part of Ramboll's DNA since the company's inception. Today these principles are an integral part of Our Mission and services and are formalized through our systematic work with the UN sustainable development goals. We are dedicated to taking a leading role in sharing best practices and creating value for clients by delivering solutions that are environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable. We have also committed to ambitious targets to maximize our own sustainability performance and set the industry benchmark.

How to apply

Apply online. Attach your CV, cover letter and relevant documents showcasing why you are the right fit for the role, and when you are available to start. We look forward to receiving your application.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

 

Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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