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Construction Health & Safety Internship - American Rock Products

Richland, WA, US, 99354

American Rock Products

 

 

Job ID:  353339

American Rock Products., a CRH company, is a member of the CRH West Division family, values a culture of growth, development, and internal promotion.  We are a dynamic, growth-oriented, national aggregate, asphalt, concrete, and construction family of companies.  For over 80 years, we have worked to be the preferred source of quality rock products, concrete, asphalt paving, and construction services.   We have been recognized by numerous organizations for our commitment to safety, customer service, and innovation. 

 

 

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

 

 

What CRH Americas Offers You

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

 

About CRH Americas

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

 

American Rock Products  is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

 

Date Posted:  Jan 6, 2022


Nearest Major Market: Kennewick

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