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TETRA TECH, INC. Intern - Field Data Collector - 10300000917 in Kansas City, Missouri

Discover your full potential. At Tetra Tech, we are collaborating with industry-leading experts for a sustainable future for our world. We combine consulting and engineering with advanced analytics and technology to solve the world's most complex challenges. Our innovation hubs across the globe will enable you to share ideas and best practices while growing your professional network. Wherever you are in your career journey, you will benefit from working with world-class engineers, scientists, and technical specialists.Apply today and join the company that is Leading with Science. Your Role:Our Kansas City, MO office is seeking an engineering or environmental science intern to learn the general principles of environmental consulting and develop skills related to their program of study. Ideally, this candidate would be located in Douglas County, KS. This indivudual will provide support on various environmental projects throughout Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri. This individual must be able to work 24-32 hours per week, and have the ability to work independtly while covering the requested geographical areas.Tasks will Include, but are not limited to: Drive to assigned locations within a three-county area and collect information for several hours at a time.Observing and documenting traffic from own personal vehicle, from within buildings, and from outdoor observation points.Preparation of sampling plans; field studies including the collection of soil, groundwater, surface water, and indoor air samples.Interpretation of sample data and preparation of data summary reports.Regular maintenance and calibration of equipment used during field studies.Supporting other environmental studies.Attend virtual training sessions.Recognize and report safety concerns present at field survey locations.Desired Skills/Qualifications:Must provide own transportation to work site.Currently in pursuit of, or recently obtained, a BS/BA or MS in relevant scientific discipline (e.g., environmental science, geology, environmental engineering, chemistry, data management or other scientific field).This position could require outdoor work, and will involve overnight travel.Must possess strong analytical, organizational and communication skills (both written and verbal.)Communicate with project managers and technical staff to ensure data transfers.Highly motivated, customer focused and work well in a team environmentStrong interpersonal skills.A problem solver and have an interest and ability to work in a collaborative manner, and flexibility to adapt to changing situations.Strong technical writing skills.About Tetra Tech: Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees-20,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.Explore our open positions at https://www.tetratech.com/careers. Follow us on social media to learn more about our people, culture, and opportunities:LinkedIn: @TetraTechCareersTwitter: @TetraTechJobsFacebook: @TetraTechCareersTetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are among Tetra Tech's core values. Throughout our history, the company has prioritized equitable inclusion of all people. All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, military or veteran status, gender, age, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information and any other characteristics protected by the law. We invite resumes from all interested parties. Please visit our website at www.tetratech.com to see the array of diverse ser