Environmental Health & Safety Intern (Environmental)


  West Fraser Timber Co Ltd

  Seaboard, North Carolina, United States

Environmental Health & Safety Intern

Seaboard, NC


West Fraser is a diversified North American wood products company producing southern yellow pine lumber and wood chips across the Southern US and Western Canada.  We are the largest lumber producer in North America!
Our employees operate in a culture that values safety first and rewards hard work.

We recognize and support our team culture and focus on growing our team by promoting from within – many of our employees have built their careers with us.

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
  • 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

Our highly competitive compensation package includes:

  • Competitive starting pay along with on-the-job training and a culture that strongly believes in promoting from within
  • Outstanding benefits package including medical, dental, 401k, life insurance, disability, paid vacations and holidays

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