Dominion Energy Intern - Safety Management/Insutrial Hygiene/Occupational Safety in GLEN ALLEN, Virginia

Intern - Safety Management/Insutrial Hygiene/Occupational Safety

Date:Oct 11, 2018

Location:GLEN ALLEN, VA, US, 23060

Company:Dominion Energy

Dominion Energy is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy, with a portfolio of approximately 25,700 megawatts of generation, 14,400 miles of natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline, and 6,500 miles of electric transmission lines. Dominion Energy operates one of the nation's largest natural gas storage systems with 1 trillion cubic feet of storage capacity and serves more than 6 million utility and retail energy customers.

Our company is built on a proud legacy of public service, innovation and community involvement. In addition to our core energy production, transportation and storage businesses, we invest in communities where we live and work and by practicing responsible environmental stewardship wherever we operate.

Diversity is linked to every aspect of our business to include how we attract, develop and retain our future talent. An inclusive environment encourages the coming together of different talents, thoughts and energies. The company’s commitment to employing military veterans through the Troops to Energy Jobs program is one way we are able to ensure workforce diversity.

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.

Job Summary

The intern will accompany Safety personnel in the performance on their duties, to assess activities and ensure compliance with OSHA and other regulatory requirements.

  • Assist station Senior Safety Specialist and Safety Specialist in administering safety and fire protection policies and programs.

  • Assist in promoting safety and health, and acts as an advocate for change, providing outside perspective to existing safety and health programs.

  • Identify potential safety, health, workers compensation and fire protection prevention risks and recommend corrective measures.

  • Monitor and evaluate the workplace to ensure compliance with all OSHA and company regulations.Perform safety inspections/audits and monitor work practices to ensure employees are performing jobs in compliance with regulatory and company safety policies and programs.

  • Demonstrate willingness to learn all aspects of the safety/health function along with willingness to learn loss prevention methods and processes (fire protection).

  • Assist in delivering safety and fire protection training and presentations as requested by the station Senior Safety Specialist.

  • May administer public safety programs (orientations) for external contractors.

  • Assist in the review and update of existing safety procedures and safety related preventative maintenance techniques under direction of the station Senior Safety Specialist.

  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Developing knowledge of OSHA standards requirements.

  • Excellent computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft applications.

  • Work effectively in a team environment.

  • Developing ability to perform root cause analysis on incident investigations.

  • 1 to 2 years experience in safety related field (i.e. emergency services) a plus.

  • Valid drivers license is also required.

Education Requirements

  • Candidates must be enrolled full-time in a Safety Management Program or similar degree track (i.e. Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Safety Engineering, Risk Management, etc.)

  • Candidates must have an anticipated graduation date of December 2019 or later

  • Prefer students with anticipated graduation dates between December 2019 and May 2021

  • Candidates must have a 2.5 GPA or greater

Working Conditions

Test Description

No Testing Required

Export Control

Certain positions at Dominion Energy may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law. Compliance with these export controls may result in Dominion Energy limiting its consideration of certain applicants.

Other Information

We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.

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