• Environmental Health & Safety Intern

    Posted Date 4 days ago(1/14/2020 7:19 PM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    No clearance
    Employment Type
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Candidates should demonstrate a thorough understanding of business principles. Administrative Interns must be enrolled in an accredited degree program with a preference in Environmental Health Sciences, Industrial Safety, Environmental Engineering or related field.


    Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.


    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) has an immediate opening for an Environmental Health & Safety Intern to join our team at our Bloomington MN facility.  The position provides an opportunity to work on projects that support some of our nation’s fundamental defense services. GDMS employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.


    Key Responsibilities


    The Environmental Health & Safety Intern will report directly to the Management Systems and EHS Enterprise Operations Manager.  Specific responsibilities, working within a team environment, can include:

    • Assist with Ergonomic Assessments
    • Identification of & Data gathering for Energy Savings Opportunities within manufacturing operations
    • Performing ventilation surveys
    • Work on Hazard Communication Global Harmonization Standard –secondary labeling capability, inventory updates with part number indexing, SDS filing, database updates
    • Emergency Preparedness- identification of evacuation coordinators, revise emergency response floor plans & EAP’s
    • Development of Job Safety Analyses / Job Hazard Analyses for various job tasks
    • Review archive documents for compliance to record retention policy
    • Conducting Waste Water Treatment sampling for permit reporting
    • Review WWT data and Excel files for annual MCES IWWD permit submittal
    • Review/ Revise safety programs in Haz Comm, LOTO, Respirator, EPP, Radiation Safety
    • Assist with incident investigations
    • Review of hazardous waste profiles
    • Identify Safety Awareness Monitors (SAMS) for BLC facility  areas needing replacement
    • Identification of Pollution Prevention opportunities with site lead use
    • Pollution Prevention Plan updates
    • Enhancement recycling program  & Identification of recycling, waste minimization opportunities
    • Form R reporting assistance as required
    • EHS Training
    • Assist with ISO14001 / OHSAS18001 EHS Management System, Aspect Hazard Analysis, site Objective Targets, Legal and other requirements, Corrective Actions, etc.


    The intern activities will provide the foundation for solid knowledge of safety, industrial hygiene and environmental tasks within the EHS field.



























    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000 top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


    Learn how you’ll grow through your internship with General Dynamics Mission Systems.


    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran.



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