Job Description

Join the team committed to crafting inspiring spaces and developing new ways to build. Mortenson is seeking dynamic and motivated individuals with the ability to work well with a variety of staff at all levels in an ever-changing environment, remaining flexible, inventive, proactive and efficient with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.

This internship with our Environmental team will grow your skillset with opportunities of focus in a variety of areas including: environmental compliance, pre-construction planning, field operations, and quality management.


 Responsibilities may include:

  • Championing Mortenson's zero injury safety requirements.

  • Supporting Mortenson’s environmental, construction management, and self-perform teams.

  • Developing environmental orientation and training programs and materials.

  • Conducting work site environmental inspections.

  • Selecting best management practices for environmental management and compliance.

  • Collaborating with teams in preconstruction and pre-installation meetings as well as environmental incident analysis and response.

  • Completing research on current environmental rules and regulations applicable to the construction industry.

  • Providing summary communications to teams and individuals.

  • Supporting environmental due diligence, permitting, and the evaluation of requests for proposals and bid packages.  

  • Assisting with environmental plan preparation, review, and submission.

  • Partnering with teams to determine construction sequencing and schedule maintenance.

  • Communicating with subcontractors via coordination meetings, calls, and email correspondence.

  • Utilizing industry-leading technology and software to assist in construction processes.

  • Consulting with subcontractors and material suppliers.

  • Handling material procurement.

  • Participating in architect and owner interaction.

Required Skills:

Cultivate your skills in your chosen field of study and build your career with Mortenson. We look forward to hearing from you if you:

  • Are currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in Construction Management, Construction, Civil Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geology, Environmental Science, Environmental Management, Biology, or other related degree.

  • Are comfortable with exposure to dirt, heat, noise, dust, and a trailer office environment

  • Possess the right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer

  • Have a basic understanding of environmental law and generally accepted business practices

  • Demonstrate strong collaboration, communication, and problem-solving skills and show initiative

  • Showcase a positive and professional attitude and solid customer service skills

  • Are detail-oriented, organized, and can effectively handle multiple tasks

Preferred Qualifications:

Are you adaptable and an agile learner? Do you have big ideas and a creative spirit? Are you driven to make a positive difference through your work? We want to hear from you. You are perfect for this opportunity if you:

  • Have previous related internship experience

  • Have achieved a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 / 4.0

  • Are willing to be mobile/relocate

  • Have access to reliable transportation

  • Possess a current driver’s license

Group / Location: Minneapolis, MN, Environmental

Additional Information:

You will join an exciting and ever-changing industry with a minimum 12-week internship with our team, the summer of 2024. 

 Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.


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Yearly based


MN, United States

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