Safety Intern- Kiewit Water Facilities South (Summer 2019)

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Date: Jan 9, 2019

Location: Franklin, TN, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 78816

Are you passionate about safety and ensuring everyone is working in a safe condition and environment?  How about doing so while working for one of the largest general contractors in the U.S, with an opportunity to become a shareholder in the company? At Kiewit, one of our guiding principles on every project and every office is, “Nobody Gets Hurt” and Kiewit Water Facilities South is currently looking for safety interns who create, support and will audit our program which reinforces our commitment to safety.

Kiewit’s water/wastewater group is currently seeking Safety Interns to join our Summer Intern program! This position will specialize in safety on water/wastewater projects.

Position Overview:
As a Safety Intern, you’ll be part of a team implementing and overseeing the Project Safety Program including the development of site safety policies and procedures.   You’ll assist in monitoring the activities of  heavy industrial construction projects, insuring the facility's compliance with pertinent governmental regulations,  company policies and procedures.  You’ll assist in determining the cause of unsafe conditions and injury claims through procedure, equipment,  facilities inspection and worker observation. Providing corrective action recommendations and assisting in implementing metrics for tracking and reporting on performance issues will also fall within your responsibilities. Safety Interns will review project work plans for accuracy in conformance with the standards and assist in safety program audits, coaching, and training. You must have the ability to carry out duties in varying work environments including wide ranging weather conditions and terrain with the ability to travel and/or relocate as required for projects.

* Must be pursuing a degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Safety, or a related field of study.
* Knowledge of construction safety, current Federal and OSHA requirements.
* Working knowledge of computers and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.
* Strong organizational and time management skills. 
* Strong written and verbal communication skills.
* Good attention to detail, with the ability to recognize discrepancies.
* Strong work ethic - Willing to do what it takes to get the job done.
* The ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
* Certification as a Safety Professional or Emergency Medical Technician is preferred. 
* Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environment.
* The ability to travel and relocate as required.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kiewit is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, minorities, veterans, and the disabled to apply.

About Kiewit 
As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2017 revenues of $8.7 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 22,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.

How We’re Different
•    Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record 
•    Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from Day One of employment
•    401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of base pay
•    Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year
•    We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs

Kiewit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

Job Segment: Facilities, Intern, Architecture, Engineer, Inspector, Operations, Engineering, Entry Level, Quality

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