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Road Construction Safety Intern - Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas

Irving, TX, US, 75062

TexasBit

 
 

Job ID:  374985

 

TexasBit is a locally-based construction company and building materials supplier owned and operated by CRH, the largest asphalt, ready mix and aggregates producer in North America. Texas Bit is part of CRH’s growing Texas-based network of 47 locations and over 1,200 employees statewide.

 

Position Overview

The selected candidate will be involved with and learn about various aspects of the company which will include areas such as asphalt plants, road paving/contruction, and maintenance. The Intern will assist the Safety Specialist, Training Manager, Foreman/Superintendents in adhering to company and federal safety policies.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Spend time at our asphalt plants to learn the fundamentals of production.
  • Spend time in field operations for heavy construction and paving.
  • Understanding of equipment preventative maintenance, scheduling, and shop operation.
  • Assist with the implementation of programs designed to Actively Prevent Incidents
  • Assist Safety Manager in identifying and reporting any violation or unsafe practice where there is imminent danger to life or property.
  • Participate in T5 meetings, Trainings along with collaborating with Safety Observer for plant maintenance projects.
  • Assist in promoting safe work practices and safe working conditions in accordance with all Federal, State and Local regulations and owner/contractual requirements.
  • Assist in conducting jobsite and work area inspections with the Safety Specialist or Foreman/Superintendent
  • Assist in maintaining safety records, including pre-task plans (T5’s), Job Hazard Analyses (Risks/Tasks that Kill), training records, incident investigations and metrics.
  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Education/Experience

  • Ideal candidate must be currently enrolled in a college degree program in Occupational Safety and Health, or similar discipline and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 or better.
  • Minimum of a high school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.

 

Work Requirements

  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
  • Must maintain current driver’s license that meets state requirements
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA. Protective equipment that may be required, but not limited to, for this position is: Face Shield, Safety (hard toe) Shoes, and Coveralls.
  • Compliance with all OSHA regulations.

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Demonstrated commitment to achieving the organization’s goals and objective.
  • High ethical standards.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to work with suppliers.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks effectively with a focus on timeliness and responsiveness.
  • Ability to deal with the public in a pleasant, courteous, and calm manner in all circumstances.
  • Ability to work under pressure and be multi-task oriented.
  • Capable of utilizing the internet effectively for research and evaluation.
  • Ability to drive change and sell new concepts and approaches through persistence, self-motivation, energy, tenacity, follow-through, and commitment.
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written).

 

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Able to use hands and fingers to manipulate objects, talk and hear.
  • Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit.
  • The employee is occasionally required to climb, crawl, kneel, and bend.  
  • The employee may occasionally be required to lift and/or move up to 50lbs

 

Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee may be occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; and risk of electrical shock or burn.
  • The noise level in some areas of the work environment may be loud, but is typically moderate.

 

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!

 

TexasBit, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

 

 

 

Date Posted:  Apr 24, 2022


Nearest Major Market: Irving
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

Job Segment: Construction, Safety, Electrical, Engineering, Service