Safety Intern

Who is Oatey?

Since 1916, Oatey has provided reliable, high-quality products for the residential and commercial plumbing industries. Our purpose is to deliver quality, build trust and improve lives.

The Oatey family of companies are Oatey, Cherne, Keeney, Quick Drain, Hercules, Dearborn, GF Thompson, William H. Harvey, Masters, Contact, Belanger, and Lansas.

Our brands are synonymous with quality, integrity, and trust in the plumbing industry.

Calling all students! Oatey is currently seeking college students for our award winning 2024 Oatey Summer Internship Program. The program was created to support our growing organization by infusing it with bright talented students. Oatey offers a structured program that includes, learning and development, peer mentoring, meaningful team projects and most importantly community involvement which aligns with our Purpose, Values and Vision.

Oatey is seeking an Environmental, Health, Safety & Security Summer Intern to lead various EHSS projects of significance within the organization.  The EHSS Intern will have the opportunity to partner with EHSS professionals within the corporate and field locations in promoting awareness of safety issues/concerns, reducing risk of occupational injuries, protecting our environment, and systems management.

Expectations & Accountabilities…

  • Review EHSS performance and analyze data for trends
  • Perform inspections/audits to maintain compliance
  • Review and update EHSS policies and standard operating procedures
  • Assist in promoting safety awareness to all associates
  • Conduct Job Safety Analyses in Assembly, Chemical and Plastics areas
  • Develop EHSS education content to be used across the organization
  • Other projects as assigned

What you’ll need to be successful…

  • Education and Certification: Enrollment in a bachelor’s degree program for EHS Management, Occupational health and safety, Environmental studies or similar EHS related field
  • Knowledge of regulatory agency requirements for OSHA and EPA
  • Ability to work independently and with a cross functional team
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet or exceed deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to interact with all levels within the organization
  • Desire to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong capacity for critical thinking and problem solving
At Oatey we are committed to help our Associates grow their career. Apply today and grow with Oatey!


Why Oatey?

  • At Oatey, our purpose has always been to deliver quality, build trust and improve lives.
  • We value Collaboration, Integrity, Respect, Courage, Leadership, and Excellence above all else.
  • We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion - acknowledging, valuing, and leveraging the unique experiences and perspectives of our associates.
  • Our vision is to continue to grow as a market leader, to enrich the lives of our Associates, and to foster an inclusive environment in every regard.
  • Our purpose, mission, and vision are not possible without the right people, and we are committed to fostering an inclusive, engaging, and rewarding environment for our Associates.
  • Oatey has a total rewards philosophy which encompasses compensation, benefits, work-life effectiveness, recognition, performance management, tuition reimbursement, mental health wellness, and talent development.


Equal Opportunity Employer

The Oatey family of companies are an equal opportunity employer committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We recruit, employ, promote, and offer competitive pay for all jobs without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.