Safety Intern

Nova Group Inc., a Quanta Services company, is an industry leading general engineering construction company with 40 plus years of experience worldwide. Nova specializes in hydrant fueling, waterfront, electrical and utility military construction projects for the Department of Defense (NAVFAC, ACOE). Nova exceeds customer expectations through innovative construction, safety, quality and outstanding customer service. Headquartered in Napa, CA, with regional offices in Washington and Japan, and project locations across the US, as well as internationally, the opportunities are endless with Nova! Nova offers employees competitive health benefits, matching 401K contributions, career advancement opportunities, and endless training opportunities. Individuals who pride themselves on having a strong work ethic, commitment to their integrity, interest in giving back to local communities, and who are willing to relocate for career advancement opportunities should not hesitate to apply!
Are you interested in being able to travel the country while you help build complex projects that better our economy and future? How about having an opportunity to become an employee of a company where your opinion is valued? If this is something that interests you, Nova is looking for individuals who can make a profound impact on our company culture every day.
Safety Internship
This Internship provides a hands-on learning experience directly related to responsibilities that transfer to skills needed for a permanent full-time position. The opportunity is available to develop, participate and learn key roles and functions within our construction safety operations. We are looking for Interns who like to build things, get their hands dirty, and who want to explore the possibility of a future long-term career at Nova.
We have projects all across the United States, in large cities and small towns, so our people must be willing to go where the work is. Job assignment location will be determined closer to your start date.
Primary Responsibilities
The primary goal for a safety intern is to gain an understanding of the construction process and to assist the Safety Manager in supporting the project team in the successful completion of a construction project.
This position assists the project team in planning, monitoring work activities, and gaining correction of unsafe acts or conditions.
We are looking for the next generation of leaders who strive for excellence and have the drive and desire it takes to work in the fast paced, heavy construction environment.
Essential Job Functions
Gain knowledge of the Company Safety & Health Program
Assist the Safety Manager in the project site-specific safety orientation
Assist in the development and review of Activity Hazard Analysis
Assist the project team in conducting project safety audits
Assist the project team with accident and/or near miss investigations
Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Occupational Safety & Health or construction management
Able to fully participate in job assignments at whichever job site, office or department to which the Intern is assigned
Able to temporarily relocate and work full-time during the summer of 2019 (approximately May-August)
Strong organizational and time management skills
Strong written and verbal communications skills
Good attention to detail, with the ability to recognize discrepancies
Strong work ethic ? Highly motivated and willing to do what it takes to get the job done right
The ability to work independently as well as part of a team
Critical thinking skills necessary with the ability to plan ahead and conceptualize
Knowledge of construction safety and current federal & OSHA requirements is preferred
The position may require specific badging or other security requirements, which may require a criminal or other background check.
Pre-employment drug screening

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