Environmental Intern

MNUnited States | HQ Business Support

Join the team committed to crafting inspiring spaces and developing new ways to build. Mortenson is seeking dynamic and motivated individuals with the ability to work well with a variety of staff at all levels in an ever-changing environment, remaining flexible, inventive, proactive and efficient with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.

This internship with our Environmental team will grow your skillset with opportunities of focus in a variety of areas including: environmental compliance, pre-construction planning, field operations, and quality management.

Responsibilities

 Responsibilities may include:

  • Championing Mortenson's zero injury safety requirements.
  • Supporting Mortenson’s environmental, construction management, and self-perform teams.
  • Developing environmental orientation and training programs and materials.
  • Conducting work site environmental inspections.
  • Selecting best management practices for environmental management and compliance.
  • Collaborating with teams in preconstruction and pre-installation meetings as well as environmental incident analysis and response.
  • Completing research on current environmental rules and regulations applicable to the construction industry.
  • Providing summary communications to teams and individuals.
  • Supporting environmental due diligence, permitting, and the evaluation of requests for proposals and bid packages.  
  • Assisting with environmental plan preparation, review, and submission.
  • Partnering with teams to determine construction sequencing and schedule maintenance.
  • Communicating with subcontractors via coordination meetings, calls, and email correspondence.
  • Utilizing industry-leading technology and software to assist in construction processes.
  • Consulting with subcontractors and material suppliers.
  • Handling material procurement.
  • Participating in architect and owner interaction.

Required Skills:

Cultivate your skills in your chosen field of study and build your career with Mortenson. We look forward to hearing from you if you:

  • Are currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in Construction Management, Construction, Civil Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geology, Environmental Science, Environmental Management, Biology, or other related degree.
  • Are comfortable with exposure to dirt, heat, noise, dust, and a trailer office environment
  • Possess the right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer
  • Have a basic understanding of environmental law and generally accepted business practices
  • Demonstrate strong collaboration, communication, and problem-solving skills and show initiative
  • Showcase a positive and professional attitude and solid customer service skills
  • Are detail-oriented, organized, and can effectively handle multiple tasks

Preferred Qualifications:

Are you adaptable and an agile learner? Do you have big ideas and a creative spirit? Are you driven to make a positive difference through your work? We want to hear from you. You are perfect for this opportunity if you:

  • Have previous related internship experience
  • Have achieved a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 / 4.0
  • Are willing to be mobile/relocate
  • Have access to reliable transportation
  • Possess a current driver’s license

Group / Location: Minneapolis, MN, Environmental

Additional Information:

You will join an exciting and ever-changing industry with a minimum 12-week internship with our team, the summer of 2024. 

 Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.


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Environmental Intern

MNUnited States | HQ Business Support