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Safety Internship


New Milford, PA, US

Company:  DTE Gas Enterprises, LLC
Job ID:  1411

The future is bright at DTE Energy! We are one of the largest Fortune 500 diversified utilities in the United States with an aspiration to be the best-operated energy company in North America and a force for good in the communities we live and serve. We have businesses in 26 states and are comprised of regulated utility and non-utility businesses.  Our utility business provides electric and gas service to approximately 3 million customers.  Our non-utility businesses include a diversified portfolio of energy related companies, ranging from gas storage and pipelines to renewable power development.

DTE Energy’s utility and non-utility businesses are poised for significant growth.  We look forward to working with highly motivated and team-oriented individuals to energize our efforts of growing economically and environmentally. 

Recently, DTE Energy has been recognized as an outstanding place to work and has received the following accolades:

* Gallup Great Workplace Award for multiple years
* Civic 50 Award for corporate citizenship excellence
* Indeed’s annual “50 Best Places to Work” award for two years running
* Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to work For
* J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Award
* Professional Women’s Magazine/Black EOE Journal “Best of the Best”
* Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to Work in IT
* Best Employers for a Healthy Lifestyle Gold Award
* Detroit Free Press Green Leaders Award

Safety Internship





Under the direction of the Supervisor of Safety & Industrial Hygiene, this position assists in developing, implementing, coordinating and analyzing results and effectiveness of the safety program. The objective is to prevent personal injury, property and equipment damage and maintain employee health.



Safety Interns are involved analyzing written procedures, performing housekeeping and safety audits, making observations, making recommendations to remediate hazards and unsafe conditions, assist in investigating injuries and near miss incidents, and assist in providing guidance to comply with plant and Federal standards.



Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s of Science degree in Occupational Safety or similar from an ABET accredited university.  Must have completed at least 2 years of coursework toward a Safety degree.

  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be proficient with appropriate computer software applications
  • Skills to analyze the process and conditions and determine any changes are required to improve safety
  • Ability to function within a matrix organization in which functional and business leaders have equal authority within the organization and employees report to both a functional leader and a business leader



The physical demands characterized here epitomize those that must be met by an employee to properly perform the integral functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

In order to properly perform the integral functions of this job, the employee is occasionally required to: stand, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands or arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and taste or smell.  Frequently, the employee will be required to: sit, walk, and talk or hear.

The employee in this classification will be required to occasionally lift objects of up to 25 pounds in weight.

Vision requirements for this position include: close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


The employee will occasionally be exposed to conditions of: working near moving mechanical parts, outdoor weather conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, and vibrations.

The employee will be working in an environment up to a moderate sound level.



DTE Energy is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.



Nearest Major Market: Scranton