Safety Intern


Olathe, Kansas, United States

Want to be part of a professional, caring team focused on making a difference in communities around the world? Headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, SPX Cooling Tech is an innovative manufacturer of commercial HVAC and industrial cooling systems for hospitals, data centers, oil and gas refineries, power plants and process cooling facilities around the globe. Companies rely on SPX Cooling Tech’s Marley, Recold and SGS brands to provide comfort, mission critical and industrial cooling solutions.


New hires at SPX Cooling Tech enjoy a supportive work environment with benefits that begin on the first day of work, including mentorship and tuition assistance, a competitive compensation and bonus plan, flexible health plan, 401(k) match, and opportunities for career advancement.


When it began as the Marley Company more than 100 years ago, SPX Cooling Tech was the first cooling tower manufacturer to pioneer cooling solutions for large industrial applications. Since then, we have worked together as a company to provide innovative solutions for iconic buildings and essential infrastructure all around. Now, SPX Cooling Tech and its brands are active in more than 80 countries, and rapidly growing organically and through acquisitions as part of SPX Tech.


With its people-centric culture, SPX Cooling Tech prides itself on attracting top talent to the industry. Apply to work with our ever-growing team and help us keep the world cool!



This role’s primary responsibility is to be exposed to a variety of Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) functions and projects throughout the duration of the internship while providing general EHS support for Cooling Technologies employees.  The successful incumbent will thrive in a fast-paced environment, will remain organized, and will prioritize work effectively so that all tasks are completed on time and accurately.  The intern will be a team member on various projects with individual responsibility for certain aspects of the project.  The successful incumbent will also be detail-oriented, able to handle confidential information in a sensitive manner, and able to work well with others.  Additionally, it is important for the incumbent to be able to communicate effectively with employees at all levels throughout the organization.  This experience will afford the incumbent valuable exposure to multiple facets of Environmental, Health and Safety.


  • Complete training in Velocity to able to manage and update safety issues for the facility.
  • Assist the EHS Manager with projects
  • Audit firs aid room and determine process for replacing items
  • Hazard waste process documentation
  • Fire extinguisher map / Door labeling exits & map
  • Ladder program
  • Electrical panel map / Hose reel map
  • Bottle identification program / facility bottle cleanup
  • Evacuation procedures
  • Develop and distribute employee communications


  • At least junior level in a Bachelor's program majoring in EHS or a related field
  • 3.0/4.0 GPA or better
  • Strong interest in the field of environmental, health and safety
  • Knowledge of OSHA and EPA regulations preferred
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Publisher, PowerPoint, and Excel


Thank you for your interest in our company.




SPX is a diversified, global supplier of infrastructure equipment with scalable growth platforms in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), detection and measurement, and engineered solutions. With operations in 17 countries and approximately $1.4 billion in annual revenue, we offer a wide array of highly engineered products with strong brands.


At SPX , what’s in it for our employees transcends market-competitive compensation and benefits.  Our Total Rewards program also includes opportunities for employees’ personal development, career growth, and recognition. These programs focus on alignment and assessment of organizational, team, and individual efforts toward achieving business results. Our development and career growth programs empower our employees to enhance their skills, develop new competencies, and pursue career goals. SPX benefits package provides choices designed to help employees manage their well-being. Our compensation programs are performance-based to recognize and reward employees who work hard, display the values and leadership practices we embrace, and deliver exceptional results.


  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Excellence
  • Teamwork
  • Results

At SPX, our values are at the heart of everything we do. We use our values every day to help us make the right decisions. We embrace a common purpose and strive for improvement. We respect and value each other as individuals and recognize that only by working together, as a team, can we reach our full potential. We take responsibility for our actions, build strong relationships with each other and our customers, and always act ethically. Our values inspire us to achieve the high standards of quality, safety, and performance that our customers expect and deserve.


Our work environment is established on a work-life philosophy supported by policies, programs, and practices that help employees achieve success within and outside the workplace. We believe in creating an inclusive work environment where employees strive to realize their fullest potential.  We are an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer committed to making selection decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected basis.