Environmental Health and Safety Intern/Co-op


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Dickinson, ND

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Internship: May 2023 - August 2023

Co-op: May 2023 - December 2023


Position Summary

This position will assist with essential projects related to incident prevention, compliance, and culture while gaining invaluable experience for their future career. This position will require a passion for EHS, strong organizational and communication skills, and the ability to maintain company and employee confidentiality.


Steffes Core Values

Trust: We promote growth and long-term success by making wise decisions with trust as an essential component.                                                                 

Respect: We unleash creative talents of our diverse workforce by treating each other the way we would like to be treated.

Teamwork: We believe people achieve much more by working together.                                    

Integrity: We follow through and keep our word while being open, honest, ethical, and fair.

Safety: We view our co-workers as family members of our business and strive to ensure safety for all.

Humility: We recognize and appreciate strengths and contributions beyond one’s self. We are modest, genuine, and authentic.


Key Responsibilities

  1. Work closely with the site EHS Team to set standards, create documentation, and make recommendations on EHS related improvements for the company.
  2. Partner with multiple teams ranging from production to support functions to provide EHS support for day-to-day operations.
  3. Participate in risk assessments and making recommendations to reduce risk.
  4. Assist with EHS improvement projects
  5. Deliver EHS training on programs, policies, and procedures.
  6. Conduct routine workplace EHS inspections to identify workplace hazards.
  7. Participate in incident case management, including investigations and root cause analysis.
  8. Manage records and distribute documents.
  9. EHS related data collection, analysis, and trending.
  10. Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in collaborative manner with customers, suppliers, co-workers, and management.
  11. Helps company meet its Strategic, Quality and Safety objectives.
  12. Other duties may be assigned.


Core Expectations

Customer Service - Demonstrate excellent customer service and display a positive attitude and behavior consistent with the Steffes Code of Conduct and Core Values.

Quality - Actively support and participate in Quality Improvement.

  • Take immediate action in unsafe situations.
  • Adhere to all safety standards; thus, promoting safe practices to ensure a safe environment.

Conduct - Demonstrate and support the Steffes Code of Conduct.

Policies and Procedures - Demonstrate and support Steffes Policies and Procedures by:

  • Using tact, sound judgement, and maintaining a professional attitude in communication and relationships with others.
  • Striving to deliver the best quality in daily work.
  • Promoting a positive image of Steffes and its products.
  • Being timely and punctual in attendance and following all policies and procedures.


Job Requirements/Qualifications

  • 2+ years of courses in Engineering/Tech/Safety/Environmental/Industrial Hygiene
  • MS Word-Advanced, MS Excel-Intermediate, MS Outlook-Intermediate

      - OR -

  • An acceptable combination of education and experience.


Physical Demands of Position

  • This position requires walking, sitting or standing to a significant degree.
  • Must have the ability to lift 70 pounds from floor to waist, carry 50 pounds, and push and/or pull up to 100 pounds.
  • Must have the ability to climb ladders and/or stairs.
  • Stooping, crouching, kneeling and bending.
  • Handling, feeling, and gripping would be required for some activities.
  • Visual acuity is required to inspect work completed.
  • This role may be subject to internal and external environmental conditions.