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Kiewit Safety Intern - Eastern Canada District - Fall 2023 in Toronto, Ontario

Requisition ID: 168816

Job Level: Internship

Home District/Group: DHO Safety

Department: Safety

Market: Transportation

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.


Eastern Canada District's projects include highways, bridges, mass transit, mine site development & open pit operations, hydroelectric powerhouses, wind-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.


  • 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.


  • Technical or Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Safety,Health Safety, NCSO, or a related field of study

  • 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.

Company: Kiewit