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BHP Billiton 

Environmental Technician Internship


BHP Billiton New Mexico Coal has excellent opportunities for Summer Environmental Technicians.  BHP Billiton is a global natural resources company operating surface and underground mines in Northwest New Mexico.

Vegetation sampling and monitoring on reclaim and native plant communities

Enter and evaluate vegetation data

Conduct rill and gully surveys to evaluate erosion

Collect air and water quality samples

Use GPS to map re-vegetation areas, erosion control structures, etc.

Assist with environmental permits

Required Prerequisites: 

Students pursuing a degree in environmental engineering, range science, botany, conservation biology, natural resource management, or other related field.  Course work or field experience in plant identification and vegetation sampling is preferred.  Ability to work in summer heat consistently for 6 to 8 hours a day.  Work effectively in a team environment and have good planning and organization skills.

As permitted by the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII, Section 703, Qualified individuals who are American Indians will be afforded preferential treatment in hiring for this position

BHP Billiton, New Mexico Coal is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action Employer

BHP Billiton has an overriding commitment to safety and environmental responsibility.
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