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Category: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Type: Standard

Location: Kansas City

Starts: May. 12, 2021

$ Paid
 Full Time
 Part Time

Description

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It’s never too early to start searching for your dream career.  If you’re ready to apply the principles you’ve been learning at school in the real world,  Evergy is the place for you.  Hands-on experience is what our internship programs are all about.  Our programs offer students an opportunity to gain insight and meaningful experience while also allowing us to identify talented prospective employees.  Many of our interns go on to develop successful careers at Evergy.

As an intern,  you’ll have real responsibilities,  and you’ll work on productive assignments with actual business interactions.  We know that you work hard,  so we help you play hard while you are here.  We provide a number of intern events throughout the summer to burn some extra energy,  including volunteer events,  power plant tours,  lunch and learns,  and more.

PAY RANGE:  $15.00-  $18.00

Responsibilities

Intern Description:

This role  will be responsible for developing and presenting materials for safety presentation meetings,  safety-related training to all personnel,  and safety orientation training for new employees.  The major challenge of this position is to ensure safety recommendations,  procedures and processes are implemented in a proper and timely manner.   Interns must assure personnel make proper use of tools and equipment,  follow safe work procedures,  and wear proper personal protective equipment.

Job tasks include but not limited to:

  • Works closely with management to schedule and conduct monthly meetings for personnel and schedule bi-monthly safety meetings
  • Attends stand-up meetings to discuss daily safety issues
  • Responsible for training first level supervision and IBEW employees on procedures/rules.
  • Candidates must also monitor all phases of compliance with safety rules and procedures books and asbestos removal procedures.
  • Will participate in safety department staff meetings,  conference calls and Joint Safety Leadership Committee meetings.
  • Participate in accident investigations and conduct emergency drills.
  • Will assist and perform safety audits with safety teams by conducting reviews of daily job discussions,  safety job requests and job tickets.
  • Perform Budget and planning tasks
  • Updating Spreadsheets

Qualifications

Education and Experience Requirements:

Candidates must be a Junior or Senior currently enrolled in a university or technical program in a Safety-related degree program a related field:   Industrial Hygiene,  Engineering,  Biology or Chemistry.

Skills,  Knowledge and Abilities Required:

  • Must be dependable,  self-motivated,  and detail-oriented and have excellent organizational and presentation skills. 
  • Must possess the ability to work and communicate effectively with other company personnel. 
  • Proficiency in word processing,  spreadsheets and databases preferred.   Ability to quickly learn and become proficient in use of new computer software and programs.
  • Must be able to handle multiple priorities and operate efficiently and effectively in high stress environment.

Working Conditions:

Office conditions with continuous attention to performing work of high quality and accuracy in a safe manner.With use of a company vehicle,  periodic service center or generating station visits for presentations as well as occasional field inspections/observations will involve work outdoors within driving distance of work location.

Evergy has a clear mission –  To empower a better future.  Evergy chooses to live this mission by valuing People First.  We know to accomplish becoming the most innovative and reliable energy company,  we need a team with a variety of backgrounds,  perspectives and skills.  So,  our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve.  We are committed to celebrating diversity and building a team where everyone –  regardless of race,  color,  religion,  gender,  gender identity or expression,  sexual orientation,  national origin,  genetics,  disability,  age,  or veteran status –  has a voice and can bring their best every day.  We know that the more diverse and inclusive we are,  the better we will be.  Evergy is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

Disclaimer:  The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties,  responsibilities,  and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

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