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Safety Intern - Ganotec

Kiewit Ottawa, Ontario Full Time
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Requisition ID: 116659 

Job Level: Internship 

Department: Safety 

Market: OGC 

Employment Type: Full Time Temporary 



Position Overview

There is nothing more important than the safety of the men and women building our projects across North America. Our mission of nobody gets hurt is deeply engrained in our culture. Are you interested in a hands-on, real-world learning experience helping fulfill this mission?  As a safety intern you’ll learn the skills, programs, regulations and guidelines we live by to ensure our people return home safely each day. This Safety internship will give you the opportunity to develop, participate and learn key roles and functions within construction management while supporting our teams working in the field. 

Our mission is to make a difference, so we offer opportunities for you to make one too. Whether we’re boring tunnels through mountains, turning rivers into energy or building bridges that connect communities, we depend on our passionate, skilled, and safety-driven construction professionals to get it done safely and right the first time. You bring your big ideas, commitment to safety and quality, and an unwavering work ethic. In return, we offer huge career and travel opportunities and the satisfaction of building the next big thing from the ground up. There’s a reason Kiewit attracts the best: we offer fast-paced excitement and fulfillment you won’t find anywhere else.



District Overview

Ganotec is a full service, heavy industrial contractor serving the industrial sector across Canada. Ganotec typically self performs all major disciplines including, civil, structural steel erection, heavy mechanical equipment installation, process piping and electrical / instrumentation and controls. We conduct our business through a variety of commercial contract styles including full turnkey, EPC, design build, T&M and conventional discipline packages. We have always been a strong proponent of “partnering”, working in collaboration with owners, major equipment suppliers and engineers at the early stages of the project development phase to allow for a more cost-effective execution strategy for the project. Ganotec continues to position ourselves towards the future, constantly seeking growth opportunities yet never losing sight of what has made the company so successful. 



Location

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. As a Safety Intern, you will be assigned to one of our many project or office sites for the duration of your internship.



Responsibilities

As a Safety Intern, you’ll be part of a team implementing and overseeing the Project Safety Program including the development of site safety policies and procedures. You’ll assist in monitoring the various construction projects activities, ensuring the compliance with pertinent government regulations, state or provincial, client, and company policies and procedures. You’ll assist in establishing and monitoring safe working conditions for our most valuable assets – our people. You’ll provide corrective action recommendations and assist in implementing metrics for tracking and reporting on performance issues when needed. Safety Interns will review project work plans for accuracy in conformance with all standards and assist in safety program audits, coaching and regular onsite training. You must have the ability to carry out duties in varying work environments including wide-ranging weather conditions and terrain with the ability to travel and/or relocate as required for projects.



Qualifications

 Must be pursuing a degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Safety, or a related field of study
•    Knowledge of construction safety, current Federal and OSHA requirements. preferred
•    Working knowledge of computers and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
•    Strong organizational and time management skills
•    Strong written and verbal communication skill
•    Good attention to detail, with the ability to recognize discrepancies
•    Strong work ethic - Willing to do what it takes to get the job done
•    Ability to work with all levels in the organization from craft to leadership
•    The ability to work independently as well as part of a team
•    Certification as a Safety Professional or Emergency Medical Technician is preferred
•    Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environment
•    The ability to travel and relocate as required

Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by a Health Canada-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or undergo weekly testing upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.
     

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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