Environmental Health & Safety Co-Op - Jenkintown, PA

United States of America
Environmental, Health, and Safety



With more than 150 operations and about 22,000 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, forgings, and clad products 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.

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. Buffett, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

PCC Fasteners offers comprehensive product lines that cover virtually every aerospace fastening application, we produce fasteners, precision components, tooling, and engineered system solutions for the automotive, defense, industrial machinery, and other performance-driven markets
PCC Fasteners products' manufacturing operations are spread over four continents, forming a network of industry-leading companies, which enables our customers to utilize our experience and deep product knowledge wherever they need it. Embedded in a culture of continuous improvement, our assets and industry leadership insure that we will consistently deliver our customers the best value in the markets we serve.
Founded in Jenkintown, PA in 1903 as Standard Pressed Steel Company, SPS Technologies continues to operate from the original 560,000 square foot facility.
SPS Technologies has been developing and manufacturing critical fasteners since the early days of aviation, working closely with its customers to meet the needs of an ever-changing industry.
Many of the materials, designs, and manufacturing practices that have become industry standards were pioneered by SPS Technologies. SPS Technologies continues to advance the materials, designs, and manufacturing practices of aerospace fasteners today to meet the unique needs of next generation vehicles and assembly techniques.
The EH&S Intern’s role exists to promote and augment safety. The EH&S Intern must be able to work both independently as well as be a good fit for the safety team. Safety Intern will primarily be performing Haz Com GHS assessments, PPE Assessments and assist with training. • Build rapport with supervisors and line employees • Identify and address hazards • Perform Hazard Assessments • Attend and communicate hazard assessment progress and issues with safety committees and encourage committee problem solving • Research and recommend appropriate risk mitigation measures • Ensure all work performed is done in a safe manner. Directs activities to protect employees and maintain safe working conditions. • Able to adapt to a flexible, fast-paced and dynamic work environment consistent with PCC’s core values and mission statement • Must be able to maintain and protect confidentiality of sensitive information • Assist with development, implementation, improvement, and sustainment of safety programs • Assist with special safety projects as assigned • Duties not listed within the position description may be required of the intern at the discretion of the Director EH&S. Job functions may vary due to to irregular working conditions or multiple shift positions. • Position reports to the Director EH&S
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
• A working knowledge of OSHA standards, HazCom, PPE requirements and hazard assessment • Understanding of manufacturing environment and risks • Good verbal and written communication skills • Ability to use Microsoft Office Products including Outlook, Word, Power Point and Excel • Methodical approach to work • Must be organized and detail-oriented • Be a strong team player in the safety department • Schedule flexibility
Preferred Majors: Arts & Sci. - Environmental Studies, Pub. Hlth. - Public Health, Arts & Sci. - Environmental Science
Level(s) of Experience Sought:
          Intermediate - Some related work or volunteer experience/second Co-op
          Advanced - Previous related work experience/final Co-op

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

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

This requisition is closed to applications.