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Environmental Health and Safety Intern

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Environmental Health and Safety Intern

Simi Valley, CA
  • Responsibilities


    For over 50 years, AeroVironment has been a leader in advanced technologies and diverse innovations that have redefined how the world drives, flies, and connects.

    If you thrive on a culture of relentless problem-solving and invention, and want to work for a global front-runner where you tackle real-world challenges, then AeroVironment is the place for you.

    Come join our group of innovative thinkers and discover how collaborative efforts produce extraordinary products that touch lives around the world. You can be a part of the team that developed these firsts: a controlled human-powered aircraft, the modern consumer electric car, a tiny hummingbird-like drone and a helicopter that flew on Mars. We also set flight records in near-space with our solar-powered aircraft and we re-shaped the battlefield with portable, hand-held, tactical drones and loitering munitions. We have cemented our reputation around the world and in record books as unrivaled technological pioneers, including seven innovative vehicles in the Smithsonian Institution’s permanent collection in Washington, DC.

    While engineering for the future is what we do, we are ever-mindful of our strong commitment to purpose — to secure lives and advance sustainability through transformative innovation. The products and solutions we provide our customers help to save lives and contribute to a more sustainable environment.

    Join us to help push beyond the realm of the possible with such future-defining technologies as robotics, sensors, software analytics and connectivity to generate ever-more meaningful actionable intelligence for our customers so they can proceed with certainty – and succeed.


    • 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


    • 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


    • 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


    • 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: $16 - $24

    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.


    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.


    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.


    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.

  • 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.