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Environmental Intern

Omaha, NE

We know you're not just looking for an internship. You want an adventure — to do something that makes a real impact on the world around you. As an Environmental Intern, you'll support the Environmental Team at our Corporate Home Office with regulatory research, participating in field exercises at projects, developing environmental articles, preparing and presenting training, and conducting vendor reviews. As you continue pursuing your degree during the school year, we'll support you by offering real world experience at one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations.

 

At Kiewit, the scale of our operations is huge. Our construction and engineering projects span across the United States, Canada and Mexico, improving and connecting communities with every initiative. We depend on our high performing operations support professionals — they're the glue that holds multiple areas of the business together and the catalysts that make things happen.


We hire only the most driven people and we offer them diverse career opportunities, strong leadership and mentorship, rewarding, collaborative work, and responsibility they won't find just anywhere. We're always pushing new limits. You can too.


LOCATION

This position is located in Omaha, Nebraska.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • At Kiewit, the scale of our operations is huge. Our construction and engineering projects span across the United States, Canada and Mexico, improving and connecting communities with every initiative. We depend on our high-performing operations support professionals — they’re the glue that holds multiple areas of the business together and the catalysts that make things happen. We hire only the most driven people and we offer them diverse career opportunities, strong leadership and mentorship, rewarding, collaborative work, and responsibility they won’t find just anywhere.
  • Support the Home Office Environmental department with regulatory research
  • Keep abreast of Federal environmental legislation and regulations and conduct regulatory research
  • Develop environmental articles for newsletter
  • Assist with developing minutes for conference calls and training
  • Assist with electronic solutions and data input to track company environmental performance
  • Assist with preparation and presentation of environmental training
  • Participate in field exercises at projects and conduct vendor reviews
  • Overall department support and duties as assigned
  • Inventory for Greenhouse Gases and participate in sustainability initiatives


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Pursuing a degree in environmental science or related field in environmental compliance or engineering
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Detail oriented, flexible and highly motivated
  • Strong work ethic and professional demeanor
  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks efficiently and accurately
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player but able to work independently to meet intense deadlines, goals and objectives
  • Willingness and flexibility to travel, as needed
  • Ability to work 30-40 hours in the summer and 5-20 hours during the school year


Other Requirements:

  • Regular, reliable attendance
  • Work productively and meet deadlines timely
  • Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
  • Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
  • Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.


We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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