Safety Engineering Intern (Summer 2019)-Kiewit Offshore Services

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Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: Ingleside, TX, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 78828     

Position Overview
Are you interested in being able to travel the country while you build complex projects that better our economy and future?  How about having an opportunity to become an employee owner of a Fortune 500 company where your opinion is valued?  If this is something that interests you, Kiewit Energy Group is looking for individuals who can make a profound impact on our company culture every day.
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.

Location
Kiewit Offshore Services, a district (or business unit) of Kiewit Corporation that builds structurally complex jackets and topsides for offshore oil drilling rigs. Located in Ingleside, TX, 20 minutes outside of Corpus Christi, the 550-acre fabrication yard is the workplace of 300 staff employees and 1400 craft employees who work in the yard year-round. The projects built by Kiewit Offshore Services require significant equipment planning, detailed cost estimates and schedules, a commitment to safety by all employees, and are truly unforgettable. The Kiewit Offshore Services team is a diverse, tight knit group that enjoys fun team building events such as deep-sea fishing, golfing, and sporting events throughout the year. The employees are extremely schedule driven, high-energy, friendly, and hard workers. Within the Oil, Gas & Chemical Industry, their teams are the best evidenced by the countless project opportunities from owners who seek their expertise when challenged with complex projects. Kiewit Offshore Service leaders are seeking employees who would enjoy living in Southern Texas, ready for a fast-paced career, trainable, and can work well within a diverse team. 

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.

Qualifications:
* 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.

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
•    We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development
•    Internships are a great opportunity to explore many different specialty construction and engineering areas within Kiewit and get important hands-on experience
•    Our interns have meaningful relations to the industry's top talent for guidance, and have significant responsibilities in real-world areas of the Kiewit organization
•    Our long-standing internship program has launched many Kiewit careers, including our Chairman and CEO’s

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: Corpus Christi

Job Segment: Safety Engineer, Construction, Intern, Engineer, Fabrication, Engineering, Entry Level, Manufacturing

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