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Safety Intern - Eastern Canada

Location: 

Kingston, ON, CA Oakville, ON, CA Ottawa, ON, CA Toronto, ON, CA

Requisition ID: 130885 

Job Level: Internship 

Department: Safety 

Market: Building 

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. 

District Overview

Eastern Canada District's projects include highways, bridges, mass transit, mine site development & open pit operations, hydroelectric powerhouses, wind-power plants, dams & industrial. They serve the construction and mining industries and operates in Eastern Canada. 

 


 

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. 

This opportunity will support projects across the country in large cities and small towns. Job assignment location will be determined closer to your start date.

There are multiple internships available in Ottawa, Oakville, Montreal, Laval, Kingston, Toronto and more!

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

Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by a Health Canada-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.
     

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 work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

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.


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