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Savannah River Remediation 2021 Summer Intern Safety & Health Waste Treatment in Aiken, South Carolina


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Provide support to Savannah River Remediation (SRR) as a Student Summer Intern - Limited Service Employee (LSE) in the Safety and Health/ Waste Treatment group on the Savannah River Site (SRS), a US Department of Energy (DOE) facility in western South Carolina.

Industrial hygiene is the art and science of anticipating, recognizing, evaluating and control of workplace exposures to chemical, physical and biological hazards. The intern in this position will work with industrial hygienists to assist with exposure assessment activities for respirable crystalline silica, noise, mercury and other agents, to include activities in a radiological environment.

The selected intern will perform meaningful work in support of the organization. Guidance will be provided using SRR processes and procedures. Interns will prepare and present a final project to the SRR management team summarizing conclusions about the experience, impacts delivered and relevance for their future career.

Additional Information

The internship expected to be 10-12 week period from May, 2021 until August, 2021. Housing is not provided but reasonable rentals may be available through the University of South Carolina-Aiken student housing office.

A 40 hour work week is set and scheduled by the individual departments. SRS utilizes various work schedules including 5/8s (8 hours/day; five days per week), 4/10s (10 hours/day; four days per week), etc. Each work day has a 30-minute lunch. Interns will be paid a competitive hourly rate; no summer interns will be assigned to shift work; overtime is not available; Interns will be paid for site holidays (Memorial Day, July 4) as applicable.

Assignments will be located in SRR facilities on the 300sq mile DOE site outside of Aiken, SC. Public transportation is not available and interns will be required to arrange their own transportation. A valid Driver’s License, Registration and proof of automobile insurance is required for driving on the Savannah River Site.

If you are selected to participate in the SRR internship program, additional information will be requested such as: SRR employment application, references and official transcripts. You will be assigned to SRS General Employee Training and Drug and Alcohol test appointments before badging and commencement of assignment.

Resumes should be submitted as early as possible and will be reviewed by the selection panel in March 2021. Selected applicants will be contacted by mid-April 2021.

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2021 Summer Intern Safety & Health Waste Treatment

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South Carolina

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Savannah River Site (SRS)

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About us:

Savannah River Remediation LLC, a prime contractor for the US Department of Energy, is responsible for managing the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site’s Liquid Waste operations contract. Located in Aiken, South Carolina, SRR is a limited liability company formed by nuclear operations and environmental remediation global leaders Amentum Bechtel, BWXT, and Jacobs. The SRR Team is responsible for the closure of waste tanks, the operation of the Savannah River Site’s Defense Waste Processing Facility, tank farm operations and associated production and disposal facilities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be enrolled as a full-time student at an accredited four year university, and currently working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Environmental Health, Occupational Health/Hygiene, or Safety and Health

  • Biology or Chemistry students with appropriate coursework may also be considered

  • Coursework in Industrial Hygiene, Safety and Health, air sampling analysis is required

  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above and completed their Freshman year. Post-graduate students will also be accepted.

  • Due to the nature of work, candidate must be a US Citizen

In addition:

Two items will be scheduled before the intern starts work at Savannah River Site.

  • Must pass General Employment Training (GET)

  • Must pass Drug and Alcohol Testing (DAT)

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EEO statement:

SRR, LLC is committed to equal employment opportunity to employees and qualified applicants regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, status as a parent, sexual orientation, or genetics. Our equal employment opportunity policies encompass all aspects of the employment relationship, including application and hiring, promotion and transfer, selection for training opportunities, wage and salary administration.