Environmental Health and Safety Co-op and Internship Program

United States of America
Various Locations
Various Locations
Corporate
Corporate Office
Environmental, Health, and Safety
Co-op
Not applicable

  


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Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC) is a leading worldwide, diversified manufacturer of complex metal components and products. It serves the aerospace, power, and general industrial markets. PCC is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, and forged components used in jet aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines. The Company is also a leading producer of highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace and other general industrial markets, manufactures extruded seamless pipe, fittings, forgings, and clad products for power generation and oil & gas applications, and supplies metal alloys and other materials to the casting and forging industries. PCC is a high quality business with dominant positions in most segments of the markets in which it serves.


Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, this over 10 billion dollar company employs more than 29,500 people worldwide.  PCC has over 160 plants and has a presence in twenty-six states in the US and in over a dozen countries. PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers and shareholders while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.

Effective early February 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffet, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

Various locations in the United States - will discuss

Support the EHS function by performing essential duties as directed by the EHS manager.

Work Environment:

 

Work is performed in an office and uncontrolled atmosphere. Exposure to harsh conditions such as: dust, fumes, chemicals, hazardous materials, noise, varying weather and temperatures – for short and extended periods is possible. All employees are required to adhere and follow safety standards and wear all required personal protective equipment in designated areas (Metatarsal safety boots, hard hat, safety glasses, hearing protection, face mask (COVID19 protocol)).

 

Physical Demands:

 

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this position, the employee will be regularly required to walk, stand, use hands and fingers, grip, handle or feel: reach with hands and arms; climb or balance: stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl: and talk and hear. Ability to life and carry 30 lbs on a regular basis is required.

Job Functions:

 

  • Review a system of safety rules and procedures to prevent accidents and eliminate job hazards
  • Perform gap analysis on various regulatory programs and complete actions necessary to meet requirements for various PCC safety initiatives
  • Inspect various facilities competently for safety and environmental compliance
  • Assist with investigations of work-related accidents/injuries for cause and recommend necessary corrective action
  • Assist with environmental inspections
  • Assists with the preparation of requisite local, state, and federal environmental reports
  • Advise EH&S personnel on EPA and OSHA regulatory development
  • Conduct JHA’s on various operations and assist in the formation of the JHA’s
  • Assist in writing and implementing safety policies and procedures with local, state, and federal EPA/OSHA rules and regulations
  • Assist in writing JSA’s and JHA’s application to the project as defined by the EH&S manager
  • Write LOTO and confined space machine specific procedures
  • Updated SDS’s as needed
  • General EHS compliance tasks and ensure tracking with critical calendar due dates
  • Knowledge of safety regulations
  • Conduct activities in a safe and healthy manner and work in accordance with established safety and company requirements
  • Conduct activities in a safe and healthy manner and work in accordance with established safety and company requirements

 

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Promote a positive working environment in order to achieve the organization’s goals
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Currently enrolled in college in an EHS related field (rising Junior/Senior preferred)

Qualifications:

 

  • Team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to be able to build relationships with employees at all levels
  • High energy self-starter, results oriented, and able to effectively with little supervision
  • Knowledge of manufacturing and warehousing operations
  • Ability to work with the Microsoft Suite
  • Promote a positive work environment to achieve business goals and objectives

 

  • Knowledge of safety practices, local, state, federal laws and OSHA standards
  • Understanding of OSHA standard, 29 CFR 1910
  • US Citizenship or Perm Residency is required due to government military contracts

 

Must be flexible and able to work all hours, including weekends and off shifts as required

 

  • Willing to obtain First Aid and CPR certification by an accredited institution
  • Attend various EHS training meetings, seminars, etc

Full Relocation is authorized for this position.