Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction, Texas Sterling Construction Co., and J. Banicki Construction)

  • Safety Internship, Construction

    Job Locations US-UT-Salt Lake City
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/16/2018 4:50 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Safety and Quality
  • Overview

    This position works with the Superintendents and Project Managers to administer, direct, and implement compliance with the Corporate Safety and Health policies and procedures to ensure the achievement of Company standard operating procedures and goals for Safety and Health. This position is responsible for the overall safety procedures on a project specific level or as assigned to multiple project sites within a region or Division.  The work environment will be heavy civil / highway construction and commercial construction environments.


    • Maintain divisional Safety and Health Program that meets or exceeds corporate minimum requirements.
    • Ensures timely reporting of statistical data to corporate.
    • Create, communicate, enforce and identify opportunities for improvements in Corporate Safety Program.
    • Maintain all administrative tasks related to project specific safety documentation/filing systems, etc.
    • Coordinate, schedule, and facilitate all Subcontractors Pre-Construction Safety Planning Meetings acting as a resource for field operations with compliance on Federal (OSHA) and state as well as local safety and health regulations.
    • Review and approve all Subcontractors Site Specific Safety Programs and Job Hazard Analysis prior to Subcontractor mobilization.
    • Conduct regularly scheduled site evaluations, follow up and tracking of corrections to deficiencies
    • Periodically attend superintendent meetings and monitor Tool Box Talks/Discussions to assure documentation and quality
    • Perform root cause and accident investigation techniques in the event of a job site accident – including collection of safety and health standard incident reporting forms and documentation working closely with local and Risk Management
    • Active coordination with Risk Management for identification of claims trends and pro-active risk management planning
    • Enforce documentation on the proper training of employees as related to their scope of work.
    • Conduct training for OSHA 10 or 30 Hour, HAZWOPER, and other Safety related topics
    • Extensive regional travel required
    • Performs other duties as assigned.



    • Junior or Senior pursuing a Bachelor degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Construction Management or Civil Engineering
    • Minimum GPA 2.75
    • Past construction work experience is preferred


    Internship Work Schedule

    Summer (May – August) Monday – Friday 7:00 am – 5:00pm, plus overtime. 

    **Please note, schedule is subject to change and availability of intern.  However, interns will most likely be expected to work some Saturdays and long days / weeks (50-65 hours a week).


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