North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

Enviromental Engineering - Shooting Range Lead Abatement

All supplies and equipment are supplied by the Wildlife Resources Commission. All work-related travel expenses are paid by the Wildlife Resources Commission. All interns are paid overtime in accordance with the Fair Labor Standards act and agency policy. Please note that housing is the responsibility of the intern.

Project Name: Environmental Engineering - Shooting Range Lead Abatement



This intern will be working on lead abatement projects at our existing Cold Mountain and Lentz Complex shooting ranges.  Both of these sites have been in operation for some time and are due for lead reclamation.  The intern will research environmental. regulatory and best practices for the removal and abatement techniques for the range fallout zones.  With assistance from WRC, the intern will also be involved in monitoring the actual contract for the removal of the lead.

Project Location:

County: Wake County

Location:  Raleigh Headquarters Office1751 Varsity Drive Raleigh NC 27609
Location Description: Raleigh Office

Academic Majors:

Environmental Engineering

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

 Basic environmental engineering course work.  Ability to perform research and write specifications for contracts.  Candidate will need to be able to communicate effectively with other WRC staff and contractors.  Intern will need to demonstrate computer skills and ability to use basic software like word and excel.  


Tasks and Duties:

Intern will be responsible for research related to best practices in the removal and reclamation of lead shot at WRC shooting Ranges.  Intern will also need to review all EPA guidelines, regulations and requirements.  The intern will develop standard contract language for this process and will be involved in overseeing the actual removal process to include visual inspections and ensuring the contractor is following the proper disposal procedures. 

Travel Required:

daily travel - limited to no more than once a week.

Work Schedule:

Weekdays (M-F)

Final Product:

 As a result of this internship, the agency will have standard contract language and procedures for lead reclamation at our shooting ranges that can be used for different projects.  This template will comply with all EPA/OSHA requirements for lead disposal.  The intern will be working on two specific projects throughout the summer and will complete the removal process for the Cold Mountain and Lentz Complex shooting ranges.


Knowledge Gained:

The intern will gain knowledge with regards to EPA and OSHA regulations, contracts, environmental resource management, lead reclamation and recycling.


How to Apply:

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