Intern - Plant Safety

Location: Lewiston, NY, US

This select 12-week paid Internship program begins June 2019 and ends August 2019.

Summary

To assist with the closeout of any audit findings - NYS Fire Marshall, Injury Investigations, Near Misses, AEGIS Insurance Inspections, Site Walkdowns. 

 

In addition, the intern would be responsible for ordering and having new signage installed based on the findings of the latest Noise Survey report and possibly the enhancement of all PPE signage in the Robert Moses Power

House.The impact the intern would have by completing these projects would minimize the overall risk to employees and NYPA.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities the intern will walk away with after this internship

Skills:

Interpersonal skills - public speaking, oral communication, written communication
Ability to recognize hazards and how to implement appropriate corrective measures

 

Knowledge:

OSHA/PESH regulations
Industrial Hygiene experience, specifically noise

 

Abilities:

Effective communication
Ability to navigate in a union environment

 

Education, Experience and Certifications

Technical:

Computer skills - Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel a plus
Knowledge of OSHA regulations

 

Behavioral:

Strong oral and written skills
Ability to work well with others - management and craft employees

 

Education:

Health and Safety preferred; Environmental Health & Safety
Third or Fourth year

 

 

The New York Power Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer                       


Nearest Major Market: Buffalo