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Lehigh Hanson Environmental Intern - Allentown, PA in Allentown, Pennsylvania

AutoReqId: 11127BR

Line Of Business: Aggregates

Department: Health, Safety and Environment

Primary Location: Allentown-PA

Job Posting:

WE GIVE DOWN-TO-EARTH A WHOLE NEW MEANING

We’re Lehigh Hanson. Our products build cities and towns, including stadiums that hold thousands of fans, and bridges that support millions of vehicles. We have thousands of employees across hundreds of locations in the U.S. and Canada, making us North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready-mixed concrete (RMC), hot-mix asphalt (HMA) and related construction materials.

We might be a big company, but we appreciate and encourage our people to share their ideas and help shape our future. We want every one of our people to play an active role in growing our business. With our diverse product lines and locations across North America, there are opportunities to explore different roles and work on a variety of exciting and interesting projects.

We’re a tight knit team. While we strive to be the best, we do it with an attitude that is humble, accessible and down-to-earth. We don’t ask you to “fit in” to our culture. We invite you to add to it.

HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL GET TO DO

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY : We currently have an internship opportunity for a detail-oriented, self -motivated student. This opportunity is perfect for a student interested in gaining comprehensive experience and knowledge in the environmental aspects of the construction materials business. You will have the opportunity to learn about a stable industry as you work in multiple locations. This is a unique opportunity for you to begin your career with a proven leader in the hot-mix asphalt, ready-mix concrete, and construction materials industry.

  • Perform environmental audits to ensure regulatory and corporate compliance

  • Perform on-site permit compliance evaluations of RMC, HMA, and mining operations

  • Prepare regulatory environmental permit applications

  • Prepare audit findings reports for distribution to operations management

  • Assist the environmental managers with routine aspects and continuous improvement initiatives

  • Help facilitate community relations and sustainability initiatives

  • Prepare reports for submission to regulatory agencies

  • Help maintain and update the online environmental management system

  • Prepare, revise, and/or update emergency spill prevention and response plans

  • Perform various administrative tasks

  • Any other duties as assigned

HERE’S WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited university/college majoring in an environmental or engineering, or similar science/technical program. A student in his/her junior year or a senior who will be pursuing a master's degree is preferred.

  • Proficient knowledge of applicable tools and technologies to be used on the job including Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. AutoCAD and/or ArcGIS proficiency is preferred.

  • High-level written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills

  • Self-motivated, conscientious, detail-oriented person who works effectively independently, and also as part of a team

  • Work safely and follow all Federal and State laws and regulations as well as company and site specific policies

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Lehigh Hanson is a Drug Free Workplace

Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

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