Intern (Industrial Hygiene) - Salt Lake City, Utah or Medford/Portland, OR - #111747

Date: Jun 22, 2024

Location: SALT LAKE CITY, UT, US, 84116

Company: PacifiCorp

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PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion.

General Purpose

Perform industrial hygiene sampling for welding fumes, particulate, chemicals, noise, heat, and non-ionizing radiation for 11 thermal power generating sites, hydroelectric generating sites, and one geothermal generating site. Write sampling reports to document sampling findings and provide interpretation and recommended actions based on those findings. This position can be based out of Salt Lake City, Utah, Medford or Portland, Oregon, but will require significant travel to various locations in Utah, Wyoming, and southern Idaho.


  • Perform personal air quality monitoring using active, and passive sampling media.
  • Perform area air quality monitoring using active, and passive sampling media.
  • Perform personal noise dosimetry using 3M Quest noise dosimeters.
  • Calibrate sampling equipment as needed.
  • Provide written sampling reports for all agents sampled.
  • Provide recommendations based on air/noise sampling results.


  • Junior standing or higher in a Safety, Hygiene, Health or Nursing degreed program (Sophomores with sampling experience will also be considered).
  • Ability to interact favorably with project and work teams.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills involving the ability to work cross-functionally to understand requirements, present alternatives, and recommendations.
  • Proficient with the use of personal computers and sampling equipment.
  • Graduate students working on Master programs are eligible to apply and pay will be commensurate with current year in school. 

Additional Information


Req Id: 111747 
Company Code: PacifiCorp
Primary Location: Salt Lake City, Utah or Portland, OR   
Department: Rocky Mountain Power 
Schedule: Part-time
Personnel Subarea: Non-Exempt
Hiring Range: $18.50 - $23.00 per hour  

Benefits: Health care, retirement, paid time off, tuition assistance, paid short-term and long-term disability, paid bereavement leave. For more information, please visit: 

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. PacifiCorp is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.

Unless otherwise required by law, all offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening including for marijuana. While marijuana is legal in several states, including Oregon, a positive test for positions in Oregon may disqualify a candidate. The company complies with the laws of Washington and California and only obtains and considers positive tests for marijuana in safety-sensitive positions or those covered by U.S. Department of Transportation regulations.

Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City

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