Field Services Intern - Green Bay, WI

NEW Water, the brand of Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District


In support of the NEW Water culture of Safety, Respect, Team, and Environment, the Field Services Intern provides support to the Field Services Department with specific attention to the Pretreatment and Hauled Waste Programs.  The position is responsible for assisting with administering the industrial pretreatment program in accordance with federal, state, and local environmental regulations and assisting with the operation and maintenance of NEW Water’s conveyance system.



-          Pretreatment Duties

o   Review and maintain data and reports used to submit to the DNR for compliance.

o   Assist Field Services with collecting compliance monitoring samples at industries.

o   Assist Field Services with conducting annual compliance monitoring inspections at industries in accordance with the Federal and State Pretreatment Regulations.

o   Lead NEW Water’s Industrial Achievement Awards.

-          Hauled Waste Duties

o   Select, collect, and transport hauled waste samples to NEW Water’s internal laboratory.  Complete chain-of-custody and other regulatory paperwork.

o   Restock materials and maintain cleanliness and organization of the hauled waste receiving site.

o   Review, edit, and enter transaction information into septage receiving software, as needed, to ensure accuracy for treatment plant records and invoicing.

o   Review, analyze, and maintain hauled waste analytical data and transaction information.

o   Audit equipment integrity at septage receiving stations.

o   Review CCTV recorded video periodically and as needed to assist with investigations.

-          Field Service Conveyance System Duties

o   Assists in calibration and maintenance of confined space gas monitors.

o   Assists in Diggers Hotline ticket screening and conducting accurate and timely field locates to adequately protect NEW Water’s interceptor and force main systems from service area construction activities. 

o   Assists with interceptor manhole inspections to support CMOM including maintaining records within an Access database.

o   Assists with collecting representative wastewater samples from the various sites for WPDES permit and customer billing parameter analyses.

o   Assists with instrumentation set up and data management of portable flow meters and sampling equipment in support of sub-basin flow monitoring program. 



The individual must be a student working toward a degree in environmental science, chemistry, engineering, biology, or a related discipline.

To apply, review a complete position description, and review hourly rate information, visit the NEW Water website:

  • This position was posted on: 03-18-2021.
  • It will be removed on: 04-17-2021.