EHS Co-Op Spring 2023

United States of America
Environmental, Health, and Safety



With more than 120 operations and approximately 20,000 employees worldwide, Precision Castparts Corp. is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. In addition, we are the leading producer of airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market. We also manufacture extruded seamless pipe, fittings, and forgings for power generation and oil & gas applications; commercial and military airframe aerostructures; and metal alloys and other materials for the casting and forging industries. With such critical applications, we insist on quality and dependability – not just in the materials and products we make, but in the people we recruit.

PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.

In 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by Chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffett, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.


The co-op student will be working on job assignments related to their functional EH&S discipline.  These increasingly challenging assignments will provide foremost an effective learning assignment and then a sound intellectual and/or financial return for the PCC organization while meeting all federal, state, & local compliance requirements.



  • Apply principles that he or she has learned in school to hands-on situations, such as process and product design and improvement from an EH&S standpoint.
  • Will work with the hourly workforce to address day-to-day safety concerns.
  • Develop & improve material handling issues throughout the facility.
  • Work with outside vendors and consultants to eliminate lifting injuries.
  • Investigate all facility accidents & injuries to develop corrective actions.
  • Perform weekly inspections for hazardous waste, PPE use, machine guarding, etc.
  • Identify and recommend process improvements for specified projects relating to EH&S discipline.
  • Review and analyze PPE requirements for the various departments and process related functions.
  • Attend regular departmental safety meetings and monthly union safety committee meeting.
  • Attend training sessions, symposiums and other appropriate educational opportunities.
  • Take ownership and responsibility for identified EH&S projects on the manufacturing floor.
  • Develop and refine EH&S and emergency response procedures for the facility.
  • Perform new hire safety training and orientation.
  • Participate on teams for assigned projects to analyze improvements, new product applications, and develop requirements with the team to ensure compliance with applicable EH&S regulations.
  • Oversee all aspects of hazardous waste including disposal and reduction of waste generated.
  • Work to reduce all forms waste generated, increase recycling, and reduce disposal cost.
  • Perform job risk analysis for various processes and task.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Knowledge of EH&S engineering practices, IH sampling, regulatory compliance for OSHA, EPA, NFPA, ANSI, & NEC.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Access
  • Good writing skills and interpersonal skills
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident



Full-time student pursuing a Bachelor's Degree or Master’s Degree in Environmental, Health, or Safety discipline.