Interns-Safety & Industrial Hygiene
Minnesota Power/ALLETE - Cohasset, MN

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Up to 3 positions

Department: Safety & Industrial Hygiene

Close date : 02.06.2013

ALLETE/Minnesota Power is an organization dedicated to the safety, health and well being of its employees. Safety is an integral part of our daily operations. We take seriously our obligation to provide the equipment, knowledge, and leadership to maintain a safe work environment.

General Purpose :Under the direction of a Safety Specialist, the intern will:
Assist in the development and administration of energy generation’s occupational health programs and work procedures.

Acquire and apply knowledge of occupational health and safety principles, practices, and procedures.

Interpret and assess compliance with safety regulations and policies.

Assist in preparation and distribution of educational materials and information, audit company facilities, and recommend actions for the correction of hazardous situations for compliance with OSHA regulations.

Compile and submit required OSHA incident reports.

Schedule and participate in periodic safety meetings.

Effective interpersonal and communication skills required to establish and maintain strong positive productive internal and external working relationships.

Required Skills

The successful candidate will have:
Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and interpersonal)

Strong attention to detail and organizational skills

Demonstrated presentation skills and experience with Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word and PowerPoint).

Senior level student in a Bachelors Degree or Masters Degree program in Safety and Health. GPA of 3.0 required. Previous construction experience preferred

Internship Duration:
Full time mid-May to mid-August, 2013.

Work hours will vary depending on construction schedule.

Work hours will generally be from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM Monday through Friday. Significant amounts of overtime may be required.

Required Experience

Location :
Two internships are located in Cohasset, MN at our BoswellEnergyCenter.

One internship is located ion Superior, WI at Superior, Water, Light & Power

Some travel to company locations in Northern Minnesota may be necessary.

These are paid internships

Interested candidates may apply at . Click on Careers.

ALLETE is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other protected class .

About this company
ALLETE provides light to the northern climes. Most of its business is classified within its regulated operations, which include electric,...