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Summer Internship 2024: Occupational Health and Safety Intern



Mt Vernon, WA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Requisition Summary

PACCAR has an exciting Occupational Health and Safety summer internship opening at our PACCAR Technical Center in Mt. Vernon, WA. The selected candidate will work directly with Safety Professionals, gaining real-life experience in multiple Safety Functions As a Safety Intern you will:

  • Learn first-hand from top industry professionals
  • Work directly with front-line Supervisors and Managers
  • Develop mentoring relationships with Safety Leaders
  • Gain valuable hands-on experience
  • Expand your professional network
  • Work with a fun, hard-working team that will prepare you for a great Safety career!


PACCAR, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905 and is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture, and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under its internationally recognized brands Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.

Your next career move is waiting at PACCAR whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services. Join the PACCAR team today!

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • With the Safety Manager's direction, develop a Respiratory Protection Program for voluntary use, including selection of respirators, fit testing, medical clearances, etc,
  • Inventory fall protection equipment, develop, and maintain fall protection inspection database that includes all fall protection used across the facility.
  • Review\update inventory of all confined spaces across the facility.
  • Update all Safety bulletin boards across the facility.
  • Determine appropriate locations for additional AEDs throughout PTC.
  • Continuously improve existing processes.
  • Other projects and duties as assigned.

Qualifications / Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite.
  • Ability to learn other software applications as needed.
  • Experience in Manufacturing a plus.
  • Experience in writing safety policies and procedures preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor
  • Proven customer service skills
  • Must have ability to handle confidential information appropriately


Working towards a degree in Occupational Safety and Health, or Environmental, Safety and Health, or other related degree, preferably junior or senior status.

Additional Job Board Information

Intern Benefits

At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors including your education, training, or experience. The salary range is $25/hr for undergraduate students and $30/hr for graduate students . Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed below.

As a U.S. PACCAR intern, you have a full range of benefit options, including:

  • Competitive salary and 401k with up to a 5% company match
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings accounts (HSA)
  • EAP services: including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling, and more
  • Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth, training, and development opportunities
  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their field

If you would like more information about what makes PACCAR an excellent place to work, please visit the PACCAR Career Site.

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.