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J.S. Held LLC EH&S Summer 2024 Internship in St. Louis, Missouri

Are you looking to join an organization that is growing and dynamic? What about a high-energy, collaborative environment that rewards hard work?

J.S. Held is a global consulting firm providing technical, scientific, and financial expertise across all assets and value at risk. Our professionals serve as trusted advisors to organizations facing high-stakes events demanding urgent attention, staunch integrity, clear-cut analysis, and an understanding of both tangible and intangible assets. The firm provides a comprehensive suite of services, products, and data that enable clients to navigate complex, contentious, and often catastrophic situations.

J.S. Held provides interns and graduate trainees with invaluable hands-on work experience beyond the classroom. We are a high growth company with an entrepreneurial work environment where there are a lot of opportunities for professional development and internal mobility. Our young professionals work alongside our experts to engage in exciting large-scale projects and receive firsthand experience of how to solve high-stake situations ahead of their post-graduate careers. Working with industry leaders, you will take on active roles and apply acquired knowledge to real work experiences. You will be involved in collaboration between teams of experts and projects across multiple industries and geographic regions, helping address the immediate challenges our clients face today while preparing for their future needs.

Whether it is honing your skills or building your network, we know that success cannot come without growth. Our programs equip you with the knowledge and training you need to play a valuable role on your team and establish a long-term career here.

As an Industrial Hygiene Field Technician Intern, you will work with a team of experts to perform environmental, health and safety consulting services and provide unparalleled client service. You will also be provided the opportunity to work with highly qualified mentors as you begin to learn possible career paths.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Gaining experience working directly with clients and project representatives (adjusters, brokers, insurers, property owners or managers, public and government entities, commercial and private companies, etc.).

  • During necessary site visits y ou will obtain related project documents including sampling and notes.

  • Assisting with field inspections and necessary site visits to evaluate the scope of work/damage.

  • Collecting daily field samples and logging information on field notes for long-term projects.

  • Assisting on any number of projects at various stages of completion.

  • Assisting in preparing studies and reports following standard format and procedures.

  • Assist in investigating, measuring and evaluating environmental, health and safety conditions at client locations and carrying out relevant research, development, planning to complete comprehensive reports for review by senior staff.

    Required Qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing or recently completed a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science, Industrial Hygiene, Engineering, or other science or technical degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0 in both your major and overall.

  • Proficient in general computer skills as well as Microsoft office including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

  • Reliable transportation to the nearest J.S. Held office and any regional travel that may be necessary.

  • Strong report writing skills.

  • Attention to detail and ability to translate visual observations into field notes.

  • Ability to quickly learn and complete repetitive tasks.

  • Posses problem solving/analysis skills.

  • Someone who works well in a team environment and is self-motivated.

    Work Environment :

  • Work may be performed outdoors in different climates or indoors, sometimes without climate control.

  • Wet or humid or colder conditions may be encountered in properties assessed for damages.

  • Varying levels of personal protective equipment will be required at various times. A physical examination will be performed by an occupational physician to ensure that you can wear personal protective equipment, where needed.

    Physical Demands:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Some sitting limited to lunch, breaks, driving, and report writing.

  • Most duties performed on feet.

  • Able to carry equipment, as much as 30lbs unassisted.

  • Push or pull items.

  • Able to reach above head.

  • Able to bend at the knee.

  • Able to climb ladders to reach high areas.

  • Able to squat kneel or crouch in confined spaces when necessary.

  • Able to detect burning sensations on skin etc.

    Some of the Benefits We Have Include

    J.S. Held understands all of our employees are people and sometimes life needs flexibility. We work to always provide an environment that best supports and suits our team’s needs.

  • Our flexible work environment allows employees to work remotely when needed

    Other Duties

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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    EEO and Job Accommodations

    We embrace diversity and our commitment to building a team and environment that fosters professional and personal enrichment is unwavering. We are greater when we are equal!

    J.S. Held is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request for a reasonable accommodation, please email and include “Applicant Accommodation” within the subject line with your request and contact information.



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