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Environmental Health and Safety Intern

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Environmental Health and Safety Intern

Simi Valley, CA
  • Responsibilities

    Worker Type


    Job Description


    The Environmental Health & Safety Intern has the opportunity to work with and be mentored by Environmental Health & Safety S pecialists in conducting inspections and measuring hazards to help prevent harm to workers, property, the environment, and the general public.

    Day-to-day Responsibilities

    • Helps develop, implement, and monitor company environmental, health, and safety programs to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations

    • Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) intern assists with collecting, preparing for pick up, and monitoring hazardous waste at all sites

    • Participates in all aspects of the EHS inspection , investigation, and audit program (Hazardous waste inspections, building safety inspections, incident investigations, ISO 14001 auditing, etc.)

    • Follow procedures to monitor health and safety at designated locations, such as ergonomics and proper PPE use

    • Assists in educating, monitoring, and training personnel in safe work procedures

    • Demonstrates the correct use of personal and general safety equipment. Observers to make sure that workers are using required protective gear, such as masks , safety glasses and safety toes shoes

    • Works on assignments that are routine in nature, requiring limited judgment

    • Receives detailed instructions on all work under close supervision

    • Other duties as assigned

    Basic Qualifications ( Preferred Skills & Experience)

    • Currently enrolled and working on a 4 -year degree in a related field (environmental protection, health, industrial hygiene, safety, physical science, engineering, chemistry, biology, etc.)

    • 0 - 1 year of experience in a related field with experience working with hazardous materials and hazardous waste

    • 3.0 GPA or higher preferred

    Other Qualifications & Desired Competencies

    • Current certification in DOT, CalOSHA 30 - hour, Hazard Waste Management preferred

    • Demonstrates competency in researching and applying EHS compliance regulations to site operations

    • Maintain a level of competence in EHS regulatory compliance

    • Has effective problem-solving, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills

    P hysical Demands

    • Ability to work in an office and manufacturing environment (Constant)

    • Able to climb ladders, stoop, kneel, twist, bend (Occasional)

    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds (Occasional)

    • Ability to transition between sit ting, standing, and walking for extended periods of time (Frequent)

    The salary range for this role is:
    $17 - $25

    AeroVironment considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the location, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, education/training, and key skills.

    ITAR Requirement:

    This position requires access to information that is subject to compliance with the International Traffic Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”). In order to comply with the requirements of the ITAR and/or the EAR, applicants will be asked to provide specific documentation to verify U.S. person status under the ITAR and the EAR. A “U.S. person” according to their definition is a U.S. citizen, U.S. lawful permanent resident (green card holder), or protected individual such as a refugee, or asylee. See 22 CFR § 120.15. Some positions will require current U.S. Citizenship due to contract requirements.


    AV offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental vision, 401K with company matching, a 9/80 work schedule and a paid holiday shutdown. For more information about our company benefit offerings please visit: .

    We also encourage you to review our company website at to learn more about us.

    Principals only need apply. NO agencies please.

    Who We Are

    Based in California, AeroVironment (AVAV) is a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Founded in 1971 by celebrated physicist and engineer, Dr. Paul MacCready, we’ve been at the leading edge of technical innovation for more than 45 years. Be a part of the team that developed the world’s most widely used military drones and created the first submarine-launched reconnaissance drone, and has seven innovative vehicles that are part of the Smithsonian Institution’s permanent collection in Washington, DC.

    Join us today in developing the next generation of small UAS and tactical missile systems that will deliver more actionable intelligence to our customers so they can proceed with certainty - and succeed.

    What We Do

    Building on a history of technological innovation, AeroVironment designs, develops, produces, and supports an advanced portfolio of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense and allied military services use the company’s hand-launched UAS to provide situational awareness to tactical operating units through real-time, airborne reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition.

    AeroVironment Incorporated is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V and works in compliance with both federal and state laws. We are committed to the concept regarding Equal Employment opportunity. Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, medical condition nor disability, genetics, veteran and all others that may apply.


    U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or asylee/refugee status as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) required.

  • Industry
    Aviation and Aerospace
  • About Us

    AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV) is a global leader in intelligent, multi-domain robotic systems. Building on 50 years of technological innovation, AeroVironment designs, develops, produces, and supports an advanced portfolio of unmanned aircraft systems, tactical missile systems, network connectivity, high altitude pseudo-satellites, and unmanned ground vehicles.