Internship - Health & Safety

Job location:
Quincy, Washington
Created moment:
March 11, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 07958

The Company

The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.
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The Position

Internship - Health & Safety

Job Summary

Health & Safety Intern 

Project Name: EHS Procedures and Risk Assessments

Project Duration: 3months 

Paid Internship: The pay rate for this internship is commensurate with the candidate's years of schooling and major. The pay scale is between $15 - and $26 per hour.


  • Bachelor preferred

  • Coursework Prerequisites: Occupational Health & Safety, Environmental, Industrial Hygiene or related field

Location: Lompoc, CA or Quincy, WA with frequent travel


PMA NA has been working on rolling out North American-specific EHS procedures. To accomplish this we require extra support at several facilities in the Western United States including No Agua, New Mexico, Escondido, CA, Fernley, Nevada, Green River, Wyoming, Quincy, WA and Lompoc, CA to complete risk assessments, work with maintenance to write LOTOTO procedures, and assess current safety practices against the procedures.


This job will spend approximately 50% of their time in the plant sites to gather data and the remaining time at a desktop generating procedures, and organizing spreadsheets and documents. 


  • Learning NA EHS Procedures Including but not limited to:

    • Lock Out Tag Out Try Out

    • Confined Spaces

    • Risk Assessments

  • Generating site-specific procedures

  • Completing Risk Assessments and risk inventories

  • Communication

  • Collaboration

What we offer you:

  • Responsibilities as of Day 1 – you will feel the ownership of your project from the beginning, and you will be given specific projects and responsibilities

  • Continuous coaching & mentoring– We'll help you work with passionate people and also receive both formal training and mentoring from your manager

  • Visibility of Senior Leaders

  • Dynamic and respectful work environment – employees are at the core; we value every individual and encourage initiatives promoting agility and work/life balance

  • Priority in the selection process for Imerys Full-time positions – upon successful completion of your Co-Op and university graduation, you will be given priority in hiring into full-time positions

Intern/Co-Op details:

  • We provide relocation support to get you where we need you.

  • We offer competitive wages

  • We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. 

Position Type

Full time


Intern (Fixed Term)

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To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.