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Operational Safety Intern - MDT in Middletown, PA at Piedmont Airlines, Inc.

Date Posted: 10/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This paid internship is from January to April. Actual dates will vary based on individual intern's needs. Interns work normal business hours Monday through Friday. Interns are responsible for providing their own housing and transportation.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist in achieving the corporate mission of providing a safe environment for employees and customers. Interns will have the opportunity to learn about and be exposed to each function of an airline safety department. After successfully completing the internship, the intern will have an overall knowledge needed to understand all elements of safety. Primary area of focus is data management and providing assistance for employee injury investigations. Research into known or suspected safety concerns, assisting in creating presentations, reviewing manuals and conducting safety audits. Provide support for ground safety programs and company accident / incident and injury reduction efforts by developing proactive safety solutions. Additional duties may involve interaction with other departments outside of Safety as well as some travel. Daily responsibilities include a large amount of data analysis, data entry and project development. 

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:      

  • Minimum of one year of progress towards a degree with a major or minor in safety or aviation/ aeronautical science. 
  • Excellent communication and Microsoft Office Suite skills required.
  • Organized, detail oriented, self-motivated, handles multiple tasks, problem solving skills, and the ability to set and meet deadlines.
  • General knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations, OSHA Regulations, and procedures regarding airline safety.

Work Environment:

  • Standard office environment, computer and other office equipment
  • Some travel is required

Physical Requirements:
Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.


The above statements provide a brief description of the general nature of work performed and not intended to be a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills required for this position. Duties and expectations are subject to change as needed.

Employment is contingent upon a clear Driving Record, 10-year Criminal History Records Check, and Drug Screen as required. We also require proof of High School or GED completion.

Benefit package includes family travel on the American Airlines network.

M/F Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer

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