Construction Health & Safety Intern- Yakima, WA

Employer: CRH Americas Materials

Job Description:
Job Description Summary
Safety has long been a corporate focus at CRH; supported and demonstrated by the president and all managers within the organization. This is a critical area of the company and must be constantly improved through new ideas and technology.

Position Overview
Our paid internship program provides a rich and rewarding hands-on learning experience and the opportunity to make a contribution to our organization. Our interns work in their course of study under close direction of an experienced supervisor/manager. Our Safety interns will work with management and field personnel to learn the occupational hazards of the construction industry. They will learn all aspects of our safety programs in order to ensure a safe work environment for all employees. When we SEE something, we will STOP and DO something.

Location: Location flexible. Can be based out of Yakima or Tri-Cities, may include limited local travel.

Essential Duties and Functions
- Gain a general understanding of OSHA, MSHA, and DOT regulations
- Assist in developing solutions to facilitate safe work practices
- Assist in identifying safety problem areas
- Performs data entry
- Analyze safety data and information
- Provide support to Safety Director and Safety Coordinator’s in the Region
- Provide field support to Operations Managers and Production Managers
- Travel to plant and job sites in the Region to provide support and conduct safety inspections/audits
- Regular and timely attendance
- Participate and promote an inclusive environment

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.

Applicants must be a Sophomore, Junior or Senior in a Health and Safety or related field.
Strong communication skills (Public Speaking)
Self-motivated, ability to achieve desired results without constant supervision
Solid computer skills (Power Point, Word, Excel)
Desire to help people by creating a safe working environment
Industry related experience highly preferred.
Valid driver’s license
Ability to multi-task and prioritize workloads in a fast-paced environment.
Basic Safety and Occupational Health knowledge required

Contact Person: Jessica Olson
Phone: 509-435-6826
Email: jessica.olson@na.crh.com
Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method: Email
Base Pay: Varies

Posted on March 09, 2022

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