Environmental Health & Safety

Work Location City, Illinois, US
Jun 12, 2021
Jun 20, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type

Career Area: Environmental Health and Safety

Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World

Whether it be groundbreaking products, best in class solutions or creating a lifelong career, you can do the work that matters at Caterpillar. With a 95-year legacy of quality and innovation and 150 locations in countries around the world, your impact spans the globe.

When you join Caterpillar, you are joining a team of makers, innovators and doers. We are the people who roll up our sleeves and do the work to build a better world. We don't just talk about progress and innovation. We make it happen. And we are proud of that because it helps our customers build and power the world we live in - the roads, hospitals, homes and infrastructure. Without a dedicated workforce Caterpillar could not effectively meet our customer's needs. Join us.

Job Purpose:

As an entry level, degreed position, Environmental, Health and/or Safety (EHS) assignments are planned to provide experience and familiarization with the technical staff, methods, practices and programs of the company and assigned area


After orientation and training, performs limited assignments of specific tasks focused on maintaining compliance and providing technical support to problem resolution. The key role of this entry level position is to learn and assist: to gain an understanding of Caterpillar's business, systems and procedures; to learn and develop skills which result from the practical application of basic scientific knowledge; and to provide assistance to a project team or others in the work group. Attention to detail is critical. Uses readily available clear and direct references and provide straightforward solutions to problems. Collects and evaluates data and develops plans for assignments. May expect to have direct contact with other team members and suppliers. EHS Associates must manage their own development, continuously learning through experience and staying abreast of technology and regulatory changes. Learning will focus on methods, processes and systems applied to the EHS discipline, practical application of theory, communications and building knowledge of Caterpillar's methods, practices, and programs

  • Performs inspections and tests planned to provide experience and familiarization with company operations, specific EHS issues and regulations, and company practices.
  • Collects and evaluates data.
  • Identifies problem areas
  • Assists more experienced professionals in developing solutions.
  • Performs training that has already been developed

    Basic Requirements:
    • 4-year college or university degree
    • 6-months of EHS experience (internships are acceptable)

      Top Candidate Will Also Have:
      • Must demonstrate strong analytical skills, initiative, leadership, and the ability to communicate effectively.

        Additional Details:
        • Location: Brooklyn Park, MN
        • 5% of travel is expected
        • "IL - Country of United States" is used for posting reason only. Position is in Brooklyn Park, MN.

          Employee benefit details:

          Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world.

          Here you earn more than just a salary, because we value your performance. We offer a total rewards package that provides day one benefits [medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401(k)] along with the potential of an annual bonus.

          Final details:

          Please frequently check the email associated with your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method. If you wish to know the status of your application - please use the candidate log-in on our career website as it will reflect any updates to your status.

          This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at www.Caterpillar.com/Careers


          EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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