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Construction Safety Intern

Company: Walbridge
Location: Detroit
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

WalbridgeInternUS-MI-Detroit2022-1865OverviewWalbridge offers a Summer Construction Internship program designed to provide meaningful hands-on work experience and exposure to industry leaders across the organization.Our goal is to provide professional experience for talented construction and engineering students as a path for a full-time career with Walbridge upon graduation.Our internships are competitive, paid positions throughout the typical summer months. Part-time work opportunities may also be available throughout the school year for those who qualify. What we offer you: A safe, inclusive environment where team members are valued for their contributionsCutting-edge technologies, and industry-leading processesA learning culture committed to innovation and improvementCareer planning, coaching, development & growth Access to hundreds of construction and professional development training programsOpportunities in Field Operations, Engineering, Estimating, Safety, BIM and Project Controls Why choose Walbridge: At Walbridge, diversity, equity and inclusion are core values. Embracing diversity inherent in all of us and valuing different experiences, perspectives and ideas fuels trust, belonging and innovation. This enables us to be our best, better serve our customers and positively impact the community.Large organization with award-winning projects, yet small enough for you to make an impactStrong values which are the foundation of our growth for over 100 yearsInternational, regional and local recognition for stand-out projects, safety, sustainability, culture, wellness and diversityWALBRIDGE AWARDSGeneralVault - Top internship program 20212021 US Best Managed Company.DiversityDEI MISSION: We champion diversity, equity and inclusion with commitment to lead by example, having courage to learn and grow and by consistently integrating these behaviors into all we do.Outstanding MBE Tier II Improvement Performance, Toyota Motor North America, Inc.General Motors - "Platinum Award" Top Diversity PerformerSafetyThomas J. Reynolds Award for Excellence in Construction Safety & Health, TAUCAGC Michigan Outstanding Safety Performance AwardWellness & WorkplaceThe Nation's Best & Brightest in Wellness-- CompanyBest & Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation ResponsibilitiesAssist in the coordination of on-site safety and exposure monitoring to a variety of health hazards within construction.Assist in development of a comprehensive Corporate Industrial Hygiene program that complies with pertinent regulatory standards.Assist Superintendents, Project Managers, Engineers, and Coordinators with project-related Health hazards and mitigationAudit and develop corrective actions pertaining to Health related hazards on projects in a variety of construction disciplines QualificationsEnrolled in a safety related degree program (Environmental Health Science, Masters of Public Health and Environmental Health Science, Occupational Safety & Environmental Health) at an accredited college/university; prior construction or safety experience or military service a plus.Knowledge of technology, computers and software, including standard MS Office applicationsCompetencies of successful interns:Demonstrating Initiative. Takes action on his/her own without being prompted; handles problems independently; able to resolve issues without relying on extensive help from others; does more than is expected or asked.Delivering High Quality Work. Critically reviews work processes to ensure quality; addresses problems that could impact quality; makes sure project deliverables and services meet all requirements and expectations; does not make the same mistakes twice.Working Safely. Understands and embraces the Walbridge safety culture, policies and regulations; scans the environment for things that may pose a safety risk; encourages others to utilize safe and healthy work practices.Teamwork. Shows enthusiasm toward being a member of the group; actively participates in team meetings and activities; leverages the skills and interests of coworkers to achieve goals and solve problems; supports team decisions.Continuous Improvement. Thinks creatively and identifies issues/solutions to improve existing processes; engages with others to solve problems, develop new ideas and process improvements; learns from, and shares insights from past experience.Demonstrating Tenacity and Perseverance. Maintains high levels of energy and enthusiasm over an extended amount of time; does not give up when faced with challenging obstacles; completes what he/she starts; sees projects through to the end.Following Policies and Procedures. Understands and follows company policies; encourages others to follow work rules; calls attention to actions that may violate policies and procedures.Learning Quickly. Quickly comprehends new problems and situations; needs very little time to learn and master new processes or tools; able to figure things out as he/she goes along. EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/VWalbridge is an equal opportunity employer with a culture that promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workforce. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, status as an individual with a disability, military, or protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning career development, recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, termination, promotions, or any other condition of employment. PM19PI200411479

Keywords: Walbridge, Detroit , Construction Safety Intern, Professions , Detroit, Michigan

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