Safety Admin Intern

Westech Inc Salt Lake City , UT 84101

Posted 3 weeks ago

WesTech Engineering, Inc. provides process solutions for water and wastewater treatment, liquids/solids separation, and biological treatment needs worldwide. We are proud of the equipment and systems we design, build, maintain, and operate are making the world a better place and creating a more sustainable environment for future generations.

WesTech has a current opening for a paid summer internship in our Safety department. During this internship, the individual will assist with a wide range of safety functions. You will assist the Safety Manager with the scheduling, tracking, and administration of safety and compliance activities for the organization.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide administrative support to the Safety Manager including directing phone inquiries and other similar tasks.

  • Order, track, and ship Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for company employees.

  • Maintain compliance tracking and reporting requirements for various compliance and governmental agencies.

  • Prepare and maintain pre-qualification requests.

  • Initiate, and coordinate development of, action plans to maintain new compliance agency(ies), as needed.

  • Schedule and track MSHA, OSHA, First Aid/CPR/AED, and other site-specific training requirements.

  • Support Safety Council Quarterly and Safety sub-committee activities including taking minutes, scheduling meetings, creating and tracking action items, collecting inspections, and completing Sharepoint updates.

  • Process and ensure invoices are tracked and paid promptly

  • Provide administrative support to the management of industrial hygiene, claims and other safety-related confidential records.

  • Maintain incidents spreadsheet and tracking.

  • Schedule Safety Week and related activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current enrollment in an undergraduate or higher course of study for Safety, or related field

  • Possess excellent computer skills - MS Office Suite

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Possess a positive attitude

  • Ability to speak and write in English as a proficient or higher level.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completion of college-level coursework and/or degree(s)

  • Training or classes in OSHA, Safety, or similar field.

  • Prior experience working in a Safety-focused role

  • Two or more years of administrative experience

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds.

  • Ability to work from a desk for prolonged periods and regularly move around the facility.

  • Standing, Walking, Climbing, including a step ladder, stooping, sitting, bending, talking, hearing, and seeing.

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.

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