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Chemical, Environmental & Sustainability Engineering Co-op

The Chemical, Environmental & Sustainability Engineering Co-op will assist the Environmental and Chemical Engineering Department in all environmental and chemical affairs of the company. Such activities include air, water and land regulations, permitting requirements, hazardous material use, shipment and disposal, and powder coating operations.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Participate in a multi-functional Finishing team.
  • Develop process-driven analysis of chemicals used in the finishing process.
  • Optimize processes within the five finishing areas.
  • Become proficient in environmental regulations, including air, water, hazardous waste, hazardous material transportation, etc.
  • Monitor chemical processes throughout all facilities by completing inspections.
  • Maintain environmental permits and records.
  • Assist in completing environmental reports.
  • Participate in the Sustainability Team
  • Develop process-driven analysis of the manufacturing facility
  • Research sustainability initiatives and alternative products that will minimize environmental impact.
  • Perform waste audits
  • Research resource and source waste routing options
  • Monitor and track sustainability key performance indicators, such as energy usage, natural resource usage, waste generation, and recycling
  • Develop in-depth databases for sustainability and environmental documentation
  • Assist in the technical writing of sustainability and environmental program development
  • Organize company-wide environmental volunteer activities
  • Develop communication materials regarding True’s sustainability goals
  • Identify and develop metric implementation
  • Regular and reliable attendance in the office is required.
  • This position requires work to be performed on-site at our corporate office and does not provide for working from home offices.


  • Full-time student, currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in chemical or environmental engineering or similar field required.
  • A student in their junior or senior year is preferred.
  • Must possess a valid Driver's License and clean Motor Vehicle Report.
  • Interest in environmental laws and regulations.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time properly.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Basic programming knowledge preferred.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Team player.
  • Ability to work with team members of varying levels of job responsibilities.
The duration of this co-op is May to December, Monday through Friday, 7:30am - 4:00pm.
Housing Stipend Assistance Program available to those who qualify.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Company-paid background check required upon hire.