EH&S Intern Job

DATE: Apr 16, 2024

LOCATION: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, 17603

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Primary location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania 
Relocation offered: No 
Employment status: Full-Time 
Travel: No 
Non-compete: No 


​What does it mean to work at Armstrong?

It means being immersed in a supportive culture that recognizes you as a key player in Armstrong's future. We are a large company with a local feel, where you will get to know and collaborate with leadership and your colleagues across the company.

By joining us, you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Alongside a competitive remuneration package, you will receive:

A benefits package including: medical, dental, prescription drug, life insurance, 401k match, long-term disability coverage, vacation and sick time, product discount programs and many more.
Personal development to grow your career with us based on your strengths and interests.
A casual work environment where we have a recognition program for our team, and service awards. You will also be able to make the most of our fitness center and lunchtime cafe. 
A working culture that balances individual achievement with teamwork and collaboration. We draw on each other's strengths and allow for different work styles to build engagement and satisfaction to deliver results. 



 Armstrong World Industries has an internship opportunity for an Environmental, Health and Safety Intern to be located at our headquarters in Lancaster, PA. Under the supervision of our Sr. EHS Manager, the Environmental, Health and Safety Intern will be working on projects with a focus on the improvement of the environmental, health, and safety systems that benefit our company and plants. 


Key Responsibilities of the Environmental, Health, and Safety Intern:

  • Supporting the EHS & Facilities team on related process improvement projects
  • Contributing to environmental, health, and safety projects, including:

o   Emergency Action Plan update

  • Development of training packages
  • Site Security Plans
  • Injury Management

o  Air, Water, and Waste

  • Storage tank related projects
  • Release control projects

o  Environmental monitoring and sampling projects

  • Ergonomics
  • Industrial Hygiene

o   Lockout  and Tagout  procedures

  • Audits
  • Utilizing support and guidance of the EHS & Facilities management in order to ensure results achieved directly benefit the organization as well as personal development


Required Qualifications of the Environmental, Health, and Safety Intern:

  • Must be pursuing a degree EHS or related discipline
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, cumulative and within major
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, with the specific ability to work in teams
  • Capability to build relationships with other functions within the organization
  • Well-developed computer skills with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Ability to read, comprehend and explain environmental permits, safety compliance documentation, and other technical documents
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to work independently and make autonomous decisions when necessary
  • Must be able to climb ladders and walk catwalks, etc. in order to monitor, direct and validate equipment and installations
  • Must be able to provide own mode of transportation


Why should you join Armstrong World Industries?

Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions in the Americas. With approximately $1B in revenue, AWI has about 2,800 employees and a manufacturing network of fifteen facilities in North America.


At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, we offer interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces.


For more than 150 years, we have built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we're here to serve - our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.


We are committed to developing new and sustainable ceiling solutions, with design and performance possibilities that make a positive difference in spaces where we live, work, learn, heal and play. It's an exciting, rewarding business to be in, and we're committed to continue to grow and prosper for the benefit of all of our stakeholders. We hope you join us.


Our Sustainability Ambition

"Bringing our Purpose to Life" - lead a transformation in the design and building of spaces fit for today and tomorrow.
We are committed to:

  • Engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce;
  • Transforming buildings from structures that shelter into structures that serve and preserve the health and well-being of people and planet;
  • Pursuing sustainable, innovative solutions for spaces where we live, work, learn heal and play;
  • Being a catalyst for change with all of our stakeholders; and
  • Making a positive difference in the environments and communities we impact.


About the location (Lancaster PA)

Lancaster, PA. A great central location in South Central Pennsylvania, Lancaster is ideally situated for easy access to major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC, and New York City. Lancaster offers a vibrant arts and entertainment community with wonderful historic sites, B&Bs, museums, great shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.


Armstrong is committed to engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce.  As part of our dedication to diversity, AWI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard for race, sex, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at by email at AWI talent acquisition and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Come and build your future with us and apply today!

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