Environmental Engineering Intern-Winter 2023 Job
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Sterling Heights, MI 48312, US
Engineering & Technology
Job Description How does it feel to work on a team driven to make a big impact? Empowering. We believe your career should always be growing. And that’s exactly what it will do at BAE Systems. You'll hit the ground running with a company truly committed to your growth as you enjoy a special camaraderie on a team dedicated to protecting what really matters. Build your future at BAE Systems.
As an intern at BAE Systems, you will participate in our nationwide Internship & Co-Op Program, LEAP, where you will have the opportunity to Learn, Engage, Apply, and Progress within the company. You will also have access to additional benefits such as, networking with BAE Systems employees and other students, participating in exciting real-world projects, joining exclusive informational sessions with senior leaders, and expanding mentorship opportunities and career development.
Environmental Engineer Job Description:
Under the direction of an experienced product environmental engineer to support the Design for the Environment (DfE) function by influencing design to ensure proper parts materials and processes are selected and specified to achieve the environmental engineering and pollution prevention objectives for a given program. The goal is to minimize impact on human health and the environment. The environmental engineer influences design selections, coordinates and implements pollution prevention and sustainability initiatives early on during the product development phase. They work with materials engineers and other subject matter experts to identify alternatives to toxic or hazardous materials and assist in evaluation of materials and processes either by analysis and/or physical testing. They provide expertise on matters involving environmental and contractual compliance, evaluation and control of issues that may impact air quality, water quality, non-hazardous and hazardous waste disposal, and hazardous material usage. The environmental engineer ensures technical deliverables are consistent with contractual requirements, regulatory requirements and follows engineering principles and company practices. The environmental engineer applies analyses to identify potential environmental hazards in design and eliminates or mitigates these hazards through collaboration with the program team for design influence, and the development of appropriate controls. They provide documented environmental hazard analyses, design recommendations, risk assessments, and support until closure of identified environmental risks. In this role you will:
- Prepare and present simple project technical results and recommendations to customers, internal and external design teams, and internal management.
- Participate in formal technical reviews with customers.
- Candidate is responsible for reviewing engineering drawings and material specifications for the presence of hazardous materials and be familiar with engineering design and approval process is preferred.
- The position also involves identifying and evaluating suitable non-hazardous alternatives and working with materials engineering, vendors and suppliers to identify products with equivalent or superior performance qualities.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills Required Skills and Education:
- Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Industrial engineering, or other B.S. degrees in chemistry or physics, or a related science
- Familiar with chemistry of hazardous substances and chemicals for the evaluation of materials for facility use
- Interprets chemical Safety Data Sheets (SDSs)
- Computer literacy in MS Office Suite and industry-related software
- Effective written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to balance multiple projects and changing priorities
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
- Proficiency in manipulating and analyzing data in multiple sources and formats
- Excel, MS Word, MS Power Point, Access or Oracle Database experience desired
- Project management skills and experience
- Familiarity with MIL-STD-882E, NAS411 and NAS411-1 Specifications desired
- Familiar with IS14001 Environmental Management System
- Be familiar with engineering design and approval process
About BAE Systems Platforms & Services BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.
The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair…just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.
Who We Are
You're used to protecting what matters most.
Our team has the privilege and the responsibility of knowing that the work we do really matters. Our work is vital to the armed forces personnel and major corporations who rely on us to protect, equip and support them where it counts; to the security and prosperity of the nations we serve; to our skilled and talented people; to the local communities where we are based; and to the wider community who invest in, supply and engage with us. At BAE Systems, everyone can make a difference.
We believe that a diverse workforce inspires creativity and drives innovation. We respect and value the huge variety of skills, abilities and perspectives that our people bring to our business. We celebrate our differences and aim to recruit and develop talent from all backgrounds, championing the strength that a truly inclusive and collaborative workplace gives to our company culture and performance.
Enjoy a flexible environment that values your work-life balance and helps you perform at your best.
On the job training, leadership programs, collaboration with leading experts – excellence is built into your career development whether you are just starting out as an apprentice or are an experienced professional.
We’re united by trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in our field. It helps that we’re nice people too.
See your contribution, making real change as breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions reshape the landscape for our customers.
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Camo to Corporate underpins all of our military recruiting and veteran efforts. We participate in annual career workshops and partner with VA employment reps to identify opportunities for vets at BAE Systems. We’re also proud members of Joining Forces, the Veteran Jobs Mission and Hiring our Heroes - initiatives focused on helping vets and their spouses find meaningful careers.
Meet Our Veterans
All of my co-workers have been very helpful with my transition into the company and in my training as a Common Missile Warning Systems technician. The camaraderie of the other WIP employees has also been instrumental in my transition out of the Marine Corps.
Retired Cpl. J. Munoz
Operating Enduring Freedom