Interstates Safety Intern in Sioux Center, Iowa

Safety Intern

City/TownSioux Center

State/ProvinceIA

Description

Interstates is growing, and we are currently seeking an Safety Intern to join our Interstates Construction Team on our National Traveling Team. The Safety Intern will be responsible for assisting the Safety Managers. This individual will also help our customers achieve a successful and safe work zone, that meets all owner/regulatory requirements, as defined in the primary job duties section, below. Interstates seeks ambitious, innovative individuals with the ability to grow and maintain value-added relationships with our team and external customers.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in providing First Aid training and First Aid on site

  • Review pre-job assessments and audits, in addition to daily inspections of equipment

  • Help with accident and "near-miss" investigations, led by the superintendent and/or foreman

  • Conduct Root-Cause Analyses

  • Perform and help with daily safety observations

  • Attend foreman and team safety meetings

  • Conduct site audits to assess risk from hazards, otherwise not addressed

  • Assist crews in observing, communicating, and growing the Interstates Safety Culture

  • Other duties may be assigned.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Must be currently working towards a degree in Occupational or Construction Safety, or some other related type of safety

Preferred Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication

  • Able to track information and conduct audits

Travel: This position will involve spending 80-90% of the time on construction sites at various locations throughout the United States.

Interstates is an Equal Opportunity/AA Employer and provides a drug free work environment.