Construction Health & Safety Internship

CRH

Spokane, WA

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Job ID: 456539

CRH is a leading global diversified building materials group, employing over 85,000 people at more than 3,600 locations in 32 countries. Imagine a company capable of providing the modern building materials needed to build our homes, schools, communities, even the bridges and highways to get you there. We are CRH Americas, North America’s largest manufacturer of building products and the second largest globally.

Job Description Summary

Safety has long been a corporate focus at CRH; Americas Materials, 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.

Locations:

  • Tri-Cities, WA
  • Yakima, WA
  • Spokane, WA
  • Rathdrum, ID
  • Other locations may be available throughout WA, OR, ID, & MT based on candidate preference and company availability

Essential Duties and Functions

  • Gain a general understanding of OSHA, MSHA, and DOT regulations
  • Assist in developing innovative solutions to facilitate safe work practices
  • Assist in identifying safety problem areas
  • Performs data entry
  • Analyze safety data and information
  • Provide support to Safety Professionals in the Region
  • Provide field support to Operation Personnel
  • Travel to plant and job sites in the area to provide support and conduct safety inspections/ reviews
  • 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.

Education/Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Currently enrolled or recent graduate of a related field degree program
  • Must be available to work approximately 40 hours per week
  • Must have a current and valid driver’s license

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Ability to follow verbal and written instruction.
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions
  • Strong communication skills (Public Speaking)
  • Self-motivated, ability to achieve desired results without constant supervision
  • Excellent computer skills (Power Point, Word, Excel)
  • Desire to help people by creating a safe working environment
  • Industry related experience highly preferred.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workloads in a fast-paced environment.
  • Basic Occupational Safety and Health knowledge preferred

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job. Other duties may be assigned as required. Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

What CRH Offers You

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

About CRH

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

CRH is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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