Job Information

Heidelberg Materials US, Inc. Environmental Intern in Allentown, Pennsylvania

AutoReqId: 18550BR

Pay Class: Salaried Non-Exempt

Pay Rate: $23/hr

Department: Health, Safety and Environment

Line of Business: Regional Administration

Position Type: Internship

Job Posting:

Heidelberg Materials is seeking an Environmental Intern to join our team in Allentown, PA for the summer of 2024.

Heidelberg Materials provides the materials to build our future. Our future is sustainable. Our future is digital. And it goes beyond cement, aggregates and ready-mixed concrete. Heidelberg Materials North America, previously known as Lehigh Hanson, operates more than 450 locations with approximately 9,000 employees in the U.S. and Canada.

What You'll Get To Do:

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

What We Are Looking For:

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

  • 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


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