EHS Intern - Armour, NC

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Apr 20, 2017

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EHS Intern Armour, North Carolina

(20 miles east of Wilmington, NC)

West Fraser Timber Co Ltd. is an integrated forest products company producing lumber, wood chips, fiberboard, plywood, pulp, and newsprint. Today, the company carries on its operations through subsidiary companies and joint ventures owned directly or indirectly by the company’s principal operating subsidiary West Fraser Mills. West Fraser, Inc. is the company’s wholly-owned subsidiary in the United States.  The business has 15 lumber producing locations throughout the U.S. South.

The Internship is located in Armour, North Carolina.

The EHS Intern will provide the mill with “hands-on” support and implementation that will ensure facility compliance with OSHA and EPA related federal, state and location Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) regulations and applicable Company policies.

Desired skills include, (or are enrolled in classes working towards knowledge of):

  • Lockout/Tagout Programs
  • Occupational Risk Mitigation and Control
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Environmental Law
    • Air Regulations
    • Stormwater Regulations
    • Process/Waste Water Regulations
  • Stormwater Management Systems
  • Air Compliance Regulations
  • EPA Form R
  • Principles of Toxicology
  • Hazardous Waste Management
  • Occupational Health and Safety
    • Confined Space Management
    • Fall Protection Safety
    • Mobile/Pedestrian Interface
    • Safe Work Procedures
    • Ionizing/Non-Ionizing Radiation Safety
    • OSHA Regulations (1910 and 1926)
    • Hot Work Management
    • Etc.
  • Fundamentals of Ergonomics
  • Worker’s Compensation Regulation and Law

Other requirements:

  • Enrolled in or have completed a four year Environmental Health degree program
  • Must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and background check


  • $18.00 per hour, minimum 40 hour work week, potentially more (will accommodate students who can only work part-time)


  • Term, semester, summer break, or up to 12 months


  • West Fraser, Inc. offers competitive benefits including, medical, dental, life insurance, disability, and 401-k savings plans (available to full-time employees)
  • Cost of living allowance for those who temporarily locate


All persons meeting that criteria above are encouraged to apply, however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications will not be accepted at the location.  No phone inquiries, please.

West Fraser, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D