Thursday, March 9, 2017

Fermilab environmental summer position



  • Summer 2017: Environmental Support
  • Environment, Safety, Health & Quality Section

Job Description

Open Date: March 1, 2017
Close Date:  March 18, 2017

Summer student will perform office and field work related to duties of the Environmental Protection Group.  The position will provide a broad experience related to environmental compliance.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities
Field work will consist of:
    • Routine and special project environmental sample collection
    • Inspection and maintenance of environmental monitoring sites, sample equipment, and a large inventory of supplies
    • Inspecting oil sources
    • Reviewing air emission sources and associated data
    • Evaluation of water systems and update of drain database
    • Assisting in other environmental programs

Office work will consist of:
    • Updating and managing web content (including inputting data into databases)
    • Assist with analyzing field data
    • Assisting in maintenance of Environmental Protection Group files
    • Data input
    • Computer skills required for database entry and proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Ability to work safely outdoors
    • Interest in environmental sciences
    • Detailed oriented (e.g. following procedures)
    • Writing and communication skills
    • Respects, understands and values individual differences that embody the principles of diversity.
    • Abide by all environment, safety, and health regulations.

There is no legal requirem
ent that Fermilab sponsor an employee for U.S. permanent residence. As a result, Fermilab will make the decision to sponsor an employee on a case-by-case basis. Fermilab will consider the following factors, among others, when determining whether to sponsor an employee for U.S. permanent residence: performance, length of service, long-term need for the position, and cost.

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Fermilab is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans are encouraged to apply.