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Generac Power System, Inc | Waukesha, WI
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Job Description


The Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Intern will assist the Corporate EHS Department in a variety of environmental and safety functions. This includes: assisting with various tasks in EHS focused software, such as MSDSOnline (Globally Harmonized System, HAZCOM, chemical Safety Data Sheets (SDSs)), Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO) software, and an EHS Management System software, as well as the internal SharePoint site. The intern will also help manage EHS data and monthly metric calculations, assisting with the internal EHS auditing program, compiling the EHS Performance Metrics dashboard, preparing environmental plans and reports, assisting with EHS training, creating and modifying work instructions, programs, and other documents, regulatory research, assisting with tracking of safety hazards at the sites, and other related functions. This position will be based out of the Waukesha facility but may need to work closely with cross-functional teams at other facilities.


* This position provides environmental, health, and safety (EHS) assistance at the Corporate office and other Generac facilities.
* Assists with the planning, training, inspection, reporting and recordkeeping requirements for all environmental and safety compliance programs.
* Assists with audits to be used to ensure that consistent, best-in-class results and compliance are followed to enable operational excellence. Prepares reports of findings with recommendations for corrective action.
* Assists with the facility SDS/Hazard Communication program.
* Assists with incidents investigations (including near misses, releases, and losses) to determine root causes and prepares/directs corrective and preventive action plans.
* Comfortable working with small groups and presenting information to others.
* EHS data management


Minimum Qualifications:

* Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's degree program with an emphasis in Occupational Safety, Environmental Science, Engineering, or STEM related field.
* Ability to work 15-25 hours / week during the school year and full-time during the summer.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Microsoft Word, PPT, & Excel experience.
* Strong verbal and written communication competencies.
* Professional mannerisms and personal maturity.
* Strong organizational and time management skills.
* Field of study preferably Occupational Safety or Environmental Engineering/Science
* Knowledge and understanding of regulatory and other EHS programs and guidelines (LOTO, Ergonomics, Machine Guarding, Storm water as examples).
* Some understanding of OSHA, EPA, WDNR, DOT, and local regulatory requirements.
* Strong problem solving skills; the ability to ask the right questions, help frame logical conclusions and arrive at effective solutions.

About Generac Power System, Inc

Generac Holdings Inc. (Generac) is a designer and manufacturer of a range of automatic, stationary standby and portable generators. The Company designs, engineers and manufactures generators with an output of between 800 watts and 9 megawatts of power. It designs, manufactures, sources and modifies engines, alternators, automatic transfer switches and other components necessary for its products. The Companys generators are fueled by natural gas, liquid propane, gasoline, diesel and Bi-Fuel (combined diesel and natural gas). Its products serve the power requirements of a variety of end markets, including the residential, commercial, industrial and telecommunications markets.