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Environmental, Health & Safety Intern

Middlesex, North Carolina
Environmental Health & Safety


Job Description

Eaton’s Fluid Conveyance Division is seeking an Environmental, Health and Safety Intern to work at the Middlesex, NC facility.
Under the direct supervision of the EHS Manager the EHS intern will support the site with day to day needs of safety programs, special projects, and acquire knowledge and understanding of occupational health and safety management.
During this assignment the candidate will gain experience through various areas in the manufacturing facility as it relates to EHS and will work with people at various levels of the organization. The key responsibilities of this role would include:
  • Provide technical support for maintaining regulatory compliance for OSHA and EPA regulations including air permitting.
  • Assist in tracking, reporting, and analyzing environmental and safety performance metrics
  • Assist with developing and/or updating safety programs (i.e. hazard communication, hazardous and non-hazardous waste, machine guarding, LOTO, inspection program process etc.)
  • Job Safety Analysis (JSA’s) review, modification or creation by position or activity
  • Assist in the development and review of EHS training and policy documents
  • Participate in EHS sub-teams (i.e. ergonomics, gemba walks etc.)
  • Gain knowledge of Eaton’s MESH system and an understanding of how the company is moving towards sustainability and participating as environmental stewards for the community.
All above projects will contribute to increased regulatory compliance, help improve TRCR by reducing injuries and illnesses through proactive risk management, and overall process enhancement for EHS programs and policies.


Basic Qualifications:   
  • Actively enrolled in a bachelor’s or master's degree program in EHS, Occupational Health, Public Health, Environmental Engineering or related field
  • Must have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher (please do not round)
  • This position does not offer relocation. The candidate must reside within 50 miles of  Middlesex, NC  
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship on an on-going basis
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent written, oral communication, and presentation skills
  • Proficient in Excel, Microsoft, PowerPoint
  • Demonstrates a strong desire and ambition to be a leader
  • A second language is beneficial but not required

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Environmental Health & Safety

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: HYD FCV Fluid Conveyance Division

Job Level: Entry Level
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 055988