Based in Wichita, Kansas, Koch Industries, Inc. is one of the largest private companies in America with estimated annual revenues as high as $100 billion, according to Forbes. It owns a diverse group of companies involved in refining, chemicals, and biofuels; forest and consumer products; fertilizers; polymers and fibers; process and pollution control systems; electronics, software and data analytics; minerals; glass; automotive components; ranching; commodity trading; and investments.
Since 2003, Koch companies have invested nearly $100 billion in acquisitions and other capital expenditures. With a presence in 50 countries, Koch companies employ nearly 120,000 people worldwide, with about 65,000 of those in the United States. From January 2009 to present, Koch companies have earned more than 1,300 awards for safety, environmental excellence, community stewardship, innovation, and customer service.
Koch Companies have positions available Nationwide.
A Day In The Life May Include:
Assist with implementing programs that support vision of injury free operations and mitigation of process safety risk
Participate in incident investigations, chemical monitoring, safety inspections, self-assessments, and behavioral observations at various facilities
Responsible for development or modification of written safety programs such as confined space entry, energy control, hot work, excavation safety, fall protection and others, as needed
Learn how health and safety regulations as well as Company H&S policy and Standards are developed and implemented across a multi discipline, multi-national Company
The Koch internship program is an in-depth experience, placing interns in a challenging and meaningful work environment that includes value-added project involvement and professional mentoring. This internship is designed to lead to a full-time position after graduation in our Koch Industries, Inc. (KII) Rotational EH&S Professional (REP) Program. This program is a 2-year program that provides qualified entry level candidates with rotational work-experiences at two different sites in the areas of refining, petrochemicals, ethanol, fertilizer, ammonia, and pipeline and terminals. The goal of the program is to develop an understanding of the many aspects of process safety in a variety of industrial environments while allowing the candidate to demonstrate their ability to grow within KII as a Health & Safety Engineer. Mentorship is a hallmark of the program.
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What You Will Need (Requirements):
Will complete a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Industrial Hygiene, Industrial Engineering, Ergonomics, Health/Safety or related technical disciplines on or before June 2020
Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
Some sites have certain physical requirements including but not limited to:
Performing physically demanding tasks repetitively for extended periods of time (i.e., lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing and/or pulling)
Wearing necessary Personal Protection Equipment (i.e., hard hats, safety glasses, face shield, chemical suit, respirator, ear plugs, hearing protection, steel-toe boots or safety shoes)
Willingness to participate in the 2-year full time rotational program after graduation.
This role is not eligible for work visa sponsorship
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Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
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