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Environmental Health & Safety Co-Op

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Businesses UTC AEROSPACE SYSTEMS Job ID 77920BR Date posted 12/07/2018 City Danbury State Connecticut Country US

If you want to help make our world a safer place – in space, in the air, on the ground, in the sea – then a Spring Co-op with the ISR & Space Systems team in Danbury Connecticut may be the place for you. Every day we support critical missions of warfighters and astronauts with cutting-edge vision, reconnaissance and life-support systems. Our mission is their success.

A housing stipend is offered to those who meet the eligibility requirements. Students are responsible for securing their own housing if needed.

This 2019 Spring Co-Op position begins in January, 2019 and runs through either May or August, 2019. (This is not a summer internship.)

Job responsibilities
As a Co-op in our EH&S department in Danbury, CT, you will provide subject specific EH&S guidance and training in a broad range of topics including but not limited to the following:

  • Elevated Work
  • Confined Space
  • Lock Out /Tag Out
  • Ergonomics
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Forklift Safety
  • Hot Work, etc.

You will work closely with Management, Supervisors, Engineers, and Technicians to address operational needs and concerns. In addition, you will:
  • Provide advice, support, and technical guidance to the EH&S Manager regarding environmental & safety opportunities on the production floor
  • Oversee aspects of EH&S through the identification of hazards and risks to the site while implementing proper controls and corrective actions
  • Support various subcommittees which drive safety results
  • Participate in incident investigations and provide valuable input for corrective actions
  • You must be pursuing a degree in Health & Safety or Environmental Engineering; other disciplines may be considered
  • Must be enrolled as a full time student preceding, and following. the co-op assignment
  • GPA of 3.0 or above is required at both the time of application and start date

  • Knowledge of basic MS Office tools including Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Demonstrated knowledge of OSHA standards and American National Standards and regulations concerning H&S
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration
  • Critical/strategic thinking ability
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
Due to contract requirements, this position is only available to US Citizens (No Dual Citizenship)

Qualification: Knowledge of basic MS Office tools including Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Demonstrated knowledge of OSHA standards and American National Standards and regulations concerning H&S
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration
  • Critical/strategic thinking ability
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Due to contract requirements, this position is only available to US Citizens (No Dual Citizenship)

Education: You must be pursuing a degree in Health & Safety or Environmental Engineering; other disciplines may be considered
  • Must be enrolled as a full time student preceding, and following. the co-op assignment
  • GPA of 3.0 or above is required at both the time of application and start date

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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