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Environmental Health & Safety Intern (Summer 2019)

Date Posted: Dec 12, 2018

Location: Jackson, TN, US

Company: Gerdau

About Us

 

Gerdau is the leading company in the production of long steel in the Americas and one of the major suppliers of specialty long steel in the world. With more than 45,000 employees, Gerdau has an installed capacity of more than 25 million metric tons of steel and it is the largest recycler in Latin America, and around the world, it transforms millions of metric tons of scrap into steel every year. 

 

Gerdau Long Steel North America is a leader in mini-mill steel production and steel recycling in North America, with an annual manufacturing capacity of approximately 10 million metric tons of mill finished steel products.  Through a vertically integrated network of mini-mills, scrap recycling facilities and downstream operations, the company serves customers throughout the U.S. and Canada, offering a diverse and balanced product mix of merchant steel, rebar, structural shapes, fabricated steel, flat rolled steel and wire rod.

 

Gerdau Special Steel North America is an engineered bar producer headquartered in Jackson, Michigan with world-class steel manufacturing mills in Jackson, Michigan, Monroe Michigan, and Fort Smith, Arkansas, and metal processing facilities in Huntington, Indiana, Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, Lansing, Michigan, Canton, Ohio, and North Vernon, Indiana.

 

With engineered steel bar producing capabilities in North America, Europe, Brazil, and soon to be India, the Gerdau Special Steel group is the largest supplier of SBQ engineered steel bars to the global automotive and heavy truck industries.

 

 

Job Description

 

Gerdau proudly offers internship programs, through which students can jump start their career with hands-on experience with one of the largest steel producers in the world. Working at Gerdau is an opportunity to be part of a team that is a benchmark in the industry in which it operates. During the program you will interact with team members from around the world. You will have the opportunity to learn on the job and work on challenging projects that will further your development.

 

The Environmental Health & Safety Intern will provide support to EHS functions and assist EHS team with monitoring, training, and reporting, on compliance issues pertaining to federal, state, local, and corporate safety, health and environmental regulations.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

 

An Intern with Gerdau must have an eagerness to grow personally and professionally, being a part of a global company with more than 110 years of entrepreneurship and achievements in the steel industry. This program is for individuals with high learning agility and willingness to adapt and develop continuously, who aim at consistently outperforming in a variety of settings and circumstances.

 

The Individual

 

  • Undergraduate entering Junior or Senior year.
  • Pursing a degree in Occupational Health/Safety, Safety Management, Environmental Engineering, and Industrial Engineering.
  • Record of high academic achievement (Minimum GPA 2.5, preferred GPA 3.0 or higher).
  • Basic knowledge of OSHA standards.
  • Well-rounded applicants with leadership roles in student organizations or extra-curricular activities.
  • Must be legally authorized to work full-time in the country of hire without requiring current or future sponsorship for employment.
  •  Candidates much demonstrate leadership potential, strong interpersonal skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, initiative, and problem-solving skills.

 

 

 

Application Process

 

Gerdau believes in equal employment opportunity related to all employees and applicants for employment.  It is the policy of Gerdau that there will be no discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or other legally protected status.  All external applicants must be legally eligible to immediately work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship

 

If you are vision-impaired or have some other disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or a similar law, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Gerdau, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at (866) 788-2798 or recruiting@gerdau.com.


Nearest Major Market: Jackson
Nearest Secondary Market: Memphis

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