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Student Intern - Environmental & Waste Compliance

Job Title: Student Intern - Environmental & Waste Compliance
Location: Amarillo, Texas or Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Job Title: Student Intern - Environmental & Waste Compliance 
Career Level From: Undetermined
Career Level To:  
Organization: Environmental Compliance (50001328)
Job Specialty: Undetermined 

What You'll Do
The Y-12 National Security Complex and Pantex Plant are currently recruiting for summer 2022 internship opportunities in Environmental Compliance and Waste Management. The Internship Program is a 10-12 week program that offers challenging assignments, projects and career development workshops to enhance your professional growth.
Responsibilities to include:
·       Perform duties in support of the CNS Environmental Compliance and Waste Management Programs in areas of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Pollution Prevention/Waste Minimization, Historic Preservation and Waste Management
·       Prepare documents and reports, from basic to complex, which identify applicable environmental requirements that will impact projects
·       Perform and document assessments, both in-house and field, of operations and activities and make determinations regarding their conformance to requirements and standards
·       Provide support to operation managers with line ownership of processes, services or facilities having environmental record-keeping, and reporting responsibilities
·       This would encompass evaluation of various environmental compliance regulations including; Title 40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA); DOE O 435.1, Radioactive Waste Management; and applicable state regulations relating to the protection of the environment, workers and members of the public from chemical and radiological hazards

What You Can Expect
·       Meaningful work and unique opportunities to support missions vital to national and global security
·       Top-notch, dedicated colleagues
·       Generous pay and benefits with a stable organization
·       Career advancement and professional development programs
·       Work-life balance fostered through flexible work options and wellness initiatives

Minimum Job Requirements
·       To be considered for this position, applicant must be working towards a bachelor's or master's degree in engineering/science discipline
·       A completed online application is required. You must include a resume and current transcript. Ensure that your graduation date and GPA are listed on your resume. Failure to attach a resume and transcript will eliminate you from the selection process

Preferred Job Requirements
·       Knowledge of environmental management policies, issues, and initiatives related to environmental compliance and waste management
·       Knowledge of both state and federal environmental statutes, rules, and regulations preferred
·       Ability to perform duties while exercising initiative, independent judgment, and discretion under general supervision; with work being reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives
·       Ability to clearly and effectively communicate through the oral and written word and presentations 
·       Ability to performs scientific duties requiring technical skills and application of knowledge to make final recommendations of a highly technical nature with opportunity for exercise of initiative, independent judgement and discretion under limited supervision

The minimum education and experience for the lowest career level in the job posting range are listed under Minimum Job Requirements. Successful candidates hired into a higher career level than the minimum in the range must meet the requirements listed in the job leveling charts for the career level into which they are being hired.
If a range of Career Levels is posted, i.e., Senior Associate to Senior Specialist, internal applicants already in one of the Career Levels would come across at their current Career Level. Internal applicants currently in a lower level Career Level would move to the lowest posted Career Level.
Requires a Q clearance; however all qualified candidates will be considered regardless of their current clearance status. The ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy Q clearance is required.
Position may require entry into Materials Access Areas (MAA) and participation in the Human Reliability Program (HRP). If HRP is required, candidate must complete a counterintelligence-scope polygraph, pursuant to 10CFR 709. Medical requirements may apply.
COVID Vaccine: The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all CNS employees unless granted an exemption because of a disability or a sincerely held religious belief. This requirement will apply to those working on-site, those teleworking, and all new hires.
CNS is a drug-free workplace. Candidates accepting a job offer will be required to pass a pre-placement physical, drug screening and background investigation. As an employee, you may be required to receive and maintain a security clearance from the United States Department of Energy in order to meet eligibility requirements for access to sensitive information or matter. U.S. citizenship is a requirement for security clearance applicants. All employees are subject to being randomly selected for drug testing without advance notification.
CNS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, disability or veteran status.