Kiewit Safety Intern - Eastern Canada District - Fall 2023 in Toronto, Ontario
Requisition ID: 168816
Job Level: Internship
Home District/Group: DHO Safety
Employment Type: Full Time Temporary
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.
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.
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.
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