Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
9/11/2019
Job Category:
Manufacturing
Safety Intern
(This job is no longer available)
HITT | Falls Church, VA
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Job Description

Job Description

Commercial Construction Safety Intern

A Construction Safety Intern (CSI) participates in a hands-on internship experience within the HITT Futures Program. CSIs are placed with Futures program mentors for the duration of their seasonal work at HITT, participating in day-to-day operations of the project management team. This training and employment period will be used as an opportunity for the candidate to familiarize themselves with the different facets of construction while learning the way HITT conducts business relative to our industry. Further, this period should also be used by the candidate to become familiar with HITT's history and corporate culture. It is the intent that at the end of the Intern period that each successful candidate would be offered an opportunity to continue in our HITT Futures Program.

Responsibilities

* Support the HITT Safety Team in implementing HITT's Corporate Safety & Health Program, performing audits and inspections, and collaborating Site Operations in creating a safe and productive workplace.
* Complete assignments specifically geared towards improving the HITT Corporate Safety & Health Program.

Qualifications

* Current student pursuing an associate, undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited university within the safety, construction, engineering, or business concentrations strongly preferred
* Previous industry internship/work experiences a plus
* Ability to work approximately 40 hours per week for the duration of the 10-week construction internship program (no overtime available)
* Ability to successfully manage multiple, competing priorities in a deadline driven environment
* Ability to learn sector/project-specific software systems including but not limited to: Microsoft Office suite (ex. Project, Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.), ProCore, Adobe, BlueBeam
* Ability to actively participate in social events, weekly intern classes, and HITT culture activities
* Exceptional customer and client focus, ability to succeed in a team environment
* Strong organizational and time management skills
* Strong written and verbal communications skills
* Strong positive attitude, ability to follow direction, take initiative, display desire to learn

HITT Contracting Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.