Safety Intern - Kiewit Energy Canada - Summer 2024

Location: 

Calgary, AB, CA

Requisition ID: 169829 

Job Level: Internship 

Home District/Group: DHO Safety 

Department: Safety 

Market: OGC 

Employment Type: Full Time Temporary 

Position Overview

Are you interested in a hands-on real-world learning experience directly related to the skills needed in a full-time construction career?  In this internship, you will have the opportunity to develop, participate and learn key roles and functions within construction management. 

Our mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunities for you to make one too through our construction operations. Whether we’re boring tunnels through mountains, turning rivers into energy or building bridges that connect communities, we depend on our passionate, skilled, and safety-obsessed construction professionals to get it done right. You bring your big ideas, commitment to top quality, and an unwavering work ethic. In return, we offer huge career and travel opportunities and the satisfaction of building the next big thing from the ground up. There’s a reason Kiewit attracts the best: we offer fast-paced excitement and fulfillment you won’t find anywhere else.

District Overview

Kiewit Energy Canada is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta.  We are a major industrial contractor that work on projects that involve construction of oil & gas facilities such as oilsands processing, including steam–assisted gravity drainage facilities, upgrading & refining, midstream facilities, power & co-generation, terminal projects (ex. LNG, LPG, etc.), and major mine developments.  We also have a Modular Yard facility in Edmonton, Alberta. Our engineering branch is a leading-edge division that offers innovative engineering services for our current projects and new pursuits in Canada.  Our design services group are based in Calgary and Houston offering expertise in process, piping, mechanical, electrical and civil/structural disciplines.

 

Location

One of the many things that makes Kiewit’s culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs. 

 

Work locations for this position will be in Edmonton/Calgary, Alberta Canada

Responsibilities

  • Work in the company’s health and safety programs at the project level, driving a safety-oriented approach to work
  • Compile, analyze, and interpret occupational illness and accident statistical data at the project level
  • Recommend process and product safety features that will reduce employee exposure to chemical, physical, and biological work hazards
  • Routinely monitor the workforce for unsafe behaviors and coach employees on the correct behaviors when observed
  • Develop a paperwork management system to track training records to track all safety training initiatives conducted personally or by outside consultants/vendors
  • Interpret safety regulations for the project.

Qualifications

  • Technical or Bachelor’s degree in Health Safety or NCSO 
  • Familiar with construction terminology is an asset
  • Working knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Legislation
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, fluent in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Willingness to work in a variety of locations across Canada, isolated areas requiring travel and camp accommodations
  • Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for safety excellence and taking initiative
  • Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity
  • Team player with the ability to work independently
  • Abilities to work under pressure: respect deadlines, high expectations
  • Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail
  • Ability to travel and relocate as business requires

Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
•    May work at various different locations and conditions may vary

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.


There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.


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