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Eversource Energy 2024 Summer Intern - Health & Safety in Manchester, New Hampshire

Under the direction of a Manager or Lead Safety Advisor, a Safety Intern will rotate through multiple functions in safety. These functions will include gas, water and electric. After each rotation, the Intern is expected to present on learnings and accomplishments. Intern also assists in day-to-day support of the Safety Team, completes safety observations of day-to-day operational activities, and undergoes a comprehensive training curriculum.

Essential Functions (Intern):

  • Aids in the completion of safety job site observations, field safety compliance audits, SIF Precursor monitoring, facility safety compliance audits.

  • Completes rotations under the supervision of managers and/or Lead Safety Advisor in selected electric and gas departments including, but not limited to, electric overhead, underground, meter services and substation, gas construction, distribution, meter services, instrumentation & regulation, and LNG, and various support groups such as fleet, warehouse, and facilities.

  • Assist in incident management and analysis, hazard assessment, safety improvement plan development, and other tasks to improve workplace safety.
  • Completes basic company knowledge training.
  • Completes safety regulatory compliance training.
  • Develops relationships with customers from every level within the organization.
  • Develops knowledge and skills relating to safety advisory and comprehension of the operational aspects of the gas and electric businesses.
  • Presents to Safety Leadership periodically reporting on their Cohort Program progress.

Technical Knowledge/Skill/Education/Licenses/Certifications:

Technical Knowledge/Skill (Associate):

  • Knowledge of Electric Overhead, Underground, Substation practices and procedures and Gas Service, Distribution, Supply, Instrumentation & Regulation, System Operation’s practices and procedures is preferred
  • Knowledge of construction site safety preferred
  • Knowledge of Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire and federal regulations (OSHA and DOT) safety laws, and State Departments of Public Safety requirements as they pertain to the electric and gas industries.

Technical Knowledge/Skill (Cohort):

  • Excellent communications skills.
  • The ability to operate a computer, learn company utilized software and basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs.
  • Willingness to learn about utility safety and utility operations.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business, or Safety


  • Minimum of zero (0) to three (3) years of experience in operational activities.

Licenses & Certification:

  • Valid Class D Driver’s License.

Working Conditions:

  • Must be willing to work indoors and outdoors in all weather and maneuver utility construction and maintenance sites.
  • Must be available to travel primarily within assigned region between MA/CT/NH and occasionally beyond the assigned region to attend special meetings/training/conferences or during emergency events.

Worker Type:

Student / Intern (Fixed Term) (Trainee)

Number of Openings:


EEO Statement

Eversource Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.

VEVRRA Federal Contractor

Emergency Response:

Responding to emergency situations to meet customers’ needs is part of every employee’s role. If employed, you will be given an Emergency Restoration assignment. This means you may be called to assist during an emergency outside of your normal responsibilities, work hours and location.