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General Electric GE Aviation EHS Intern - Summer 2022 in Loves Park, Illinois

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Role Summary:

The Environmental Health and Safety department fosters an EHS culture that promotes the safety and wellness of our employees; protects the environment; ensures compliance; delivers value to our business, customers and communities; enhances GE s reputation and distinguishes us as a socially responsible company.

Essential Responsibilities:

This internship involves assisting the EHS Department in all aspects of the sites environmental, health and safety program

This will include, but is not limited to the following:

  • Reviewing, updating various EHS programs, policies, and training materials

  • Participating in facility inspections to detect potential EHS hazards

  • Assisting management in accident investigations to determine root causes and the implementation of corrective actions

  • Special projects as assigned by the EHS Leader, such as emergency response procedures, risk assessment, cost reduction, and various others

  • Perform routine data / trend analysis, research, and presentations related to EHS performance

  • Complete assigned EHS tasks / projects and other administrative duties as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA off a 4.0 scale without rounding

  • Attending a full time matriculated and nationally accredited baccalaureate or graduate program. Preferred EHS related degree

  • Due to access to export-controlled information, you must be one of the following: (1) US Citizen or national; (2) US permanent resident; (3) Person granted refugee status; (4) Person granted asylee status or Beneficiary of legalization through an amnesty program, or (5) other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)).

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong commitment to career in Environmental Health and Safety

  • An analytic approach to problem solving

  • Strong knowledge of computer and Microsoft products

  • Willingness and ability to learn from others

  • Attention to detail

  • Proactive

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • One who strives for academic success

  • Ability to be agile as business needs change and shift frequently

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

As a federal government contractor, GE requires U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless you receive an approved medical or religious accommodation. Proof of vaccination will be required.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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