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Safety Specialist-Summer Intern
Requisition Number: 5689 Location: Moncks Corner
Position Type: Summer Unit Number - Unit Name: 01550 - OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY/HEALTH/INDUSTRIAL HYGI
Experience Required: See Position Requirements Education Required: College Student
Recruiting Start Date: Sep 20, 2018 Recruiting End Date: Feb 1, 2019
Job Posting: Internal and External



The primary responsibility of a Safety Specialist Intern is to assist Safety Department personnel with safety and industrial hygiene responsibilities by monitoring the workplace for potentially hazardous exposures, conducting surveys, preparing samples for analysis, maintaining exposure records, and data entry.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Schedule appointments, and travel to locations throughout the state (minimal overnight travel required) to educate, train and conduct annual respirator fit testing of employees.

  • Maintain and update information in the SDS system, by scanning material, researching and downloading information as needed.

  • Assist in the auditing of CDL records, chemical inventories, and other duties as assigned.


  • The qualified candidate must have:

  • good organizational and communication skills
  • ability to work independently, with minimal supervision


  • In addition the candidate must:
  • Have completed their first year at a 4-year college or 2-year college (transfer program).

  • Be pursuing a degree in a Science related field with laboratory experience (Safety, Chemistry, Biology or Medical preferred).

  • Successfully undergo pre-employment physical and drug screen.


  • Housing is not provided

    This position is for a Summer Internship at our headquarters located slightly west of Charleston in the city of Moncks Corner, South Carolina.  This internship begins May 13, 2019.  Candidate will work 40 hours per week for a period of 10-12 weeks.

    You must complete all sections of the employment application OR attach a resume to be considered.  Applications with incomplete information cannot be considered.  You must also complete the questionnaire to be considered. Please note: If you worked for Santee Cooper during previous summers, please update your resume/application to reflect your work history.

    Selected candidate will be required to provide a copy of their transcripts.

    Application Deadline
    Please submit your online application on or before February 1, 2019.

    Salary Range
    Rising Sophomore  $13.00 per hour
    Rising Junior  $14.00 per hour
    Rising Senior  $15.00 per hour

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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