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Safety Intern (College Recruiting) - Houston

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Engineering
  • Houston

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  • You must be enrolled in a safety or related degree program, have basic safety knowledge, be eager to learn about construction, have strong interpersonal and communication skills, be accountable and proactive, detail-oriented, able to work independently and in a team, and proficient in Microsoft Office and data entry.
  • You will assist with implementing safety programs, identifying violations, coordinating training, promoting safe practices, conducting inspections, and maintaining safety records while working on construction projects under supervision.


  • Enrolled and actively pursuing college or university accredited degree program in Occupational Safety & Health,
  • Engineering, or related field of study, and minimum of 1 year of completed education, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Basic knowledge of safety and environmental principles and techniques
  • Desire to work in construction management and to learn about construction industry
  • Flexible to work standard business hours and overtime as determined by assignment
  • Demonstrate interpersonal skills including student leadership, volunteerism, or other community involvement
  • Professional and clear verbal and written communication skills
  • Assume personal and professional accountability for own actions and activities
  • Proactive, curious, and eager to learn and participate
  • Able to work independently with direction and supervision, and in team environment
  • High attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Able to take direction, learn and process information quickly, and follow tasks through to completion
  • Proficient computer and data entry skills, Microsoft Office suite of applications, and collaboration tools
  • Limited travel may be required, access to reliable transportation required


  • Assist with implementing Building L.I.F.E. (Living Injury Free Everyday) and project safety program while working on
  • construction project or office location and under direction by supervisor.
  • Assist with identifying and reporting safety violations or unsafe practices, with emphasis on situations of imminent danger
  • to life or property.
  • Assist with coordination of safety duties for safety committees, preplanning meetings, and tool box meetings.
  • Assist with coordination of training at safety meetings, tool box meetings, and orientations.
  • Assist with reviewing subcontractor safety programs for completeness and compliance with company policies,
  • Assist with promoting safe work practices and safe working conditions in accordance with company, Federal, State and
  • Local regulations, and owner/contractual requirements.
  • Assist with administration of drug screening program (e.g., pre-employment, post-accident, random, cause) aligned with
  • company and/or client requirements.
  • Assist with preconstruction meetings and conducting research. Document meetings under direction of supervisor.
  • Assist with conducting jobsite and work area inspections and assist with developing inspection summary.
  • Assist with maintaining safety records (e.g., pre-task plans, Job Hazard Analyses, training records, tool box meetings,
  • maintenance of the OSHA 300 log, maintenance of MSDS and chemical inventory sheets, incident investigations and
  • metrics).
  • Assist with conducting effective worker orientation program for new employees and administer and record participation.
  • Other activities, duties, and responsibilities as assigned and under direction of supervisor.


What responsibilities will I have as a Safety Intern in this role?

As a Safety Intern, you will assist in activities associated with safety and loss control while working on construction projects or office locations. This may include conducting safety audits, participating in safety meetings, and assisting with the implementation of safety programs.

Will I receive training and guidance as a Safety Intern?

Yes, you will receive training and guidance from experienced safety professionals at the company. You will have the opportunity to learn about safety protocols and regulations and gain hands-on experience in safety practices in a real-world setting.

What skills or qualifications are required for this Safety Intern position?

Some qualifications that may be beneficial for this role include a background in safety, occupational health, or a related field, as well as a strong attention to detail and excellent communication skills. Prior experience or coursework related to safety practices would also be advantageous.

Will I have the opportunity to work on both construction projects and office locations as a Safety Intern?

Yes, as a Safety Intern, you may have the opportunity to work on both construction projects and office locations, depending on the needs of the company. This will provide you with a well-rounded experience in safety and loss control in different environments.

Turner is a North America-based, international construction services company and is a leading builder in diverse markets

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Mission & Purpose

Turner is a North America-based, international construction services company and is a leading builder in diverse and numerous market segments. The company has earned recognition for undertaking large, complex projects, fostering innovation, embracing emerging technologies, and making a difference for their clients, employees and community. OUR VISION To be the highest value provider of global construction services and technical expertise. Turner embraces a Lean management approach, and a culture that emphasizes collaboration, reliability of scheduling and delivery of the most value while consuming the fewest resources. Lean principles drive the efficient delivery of our services. Turner recognizes the importance of innovation and fostering a culture of continuous improvement. A key element of our company vision is to develop and embrace emerging technologies and processes. As part of our effort to achieve this vision, Turner has a culture where employees share their ideas and engagement with one another to develop innovative ideas as well as evaluate and implement improvements at Turner. Turner fosters a culture of diversity and inclusion in which all employees contribute creative ideas, seek challenges, and have the opportunity to grow. Our diverse and inclusive workforce positions the company to grow, enhances our presence in diverse markets, and helps us build enduring relationships with each other, industry partners, and our clients. Turner understands the environmental, social, and economic impact of our activities and that it is our responsibility to conduct our business in a transparent and ethical manner that supports our goals for client service, community involvement, environmental performance, financial strength and employee health, safety and well-being. Our core values of integrity, teamwork and commitment guide our activities and we expect the organizations with which we do business to share our commitments.