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Safety Intern - Ganotec - Summer 2024

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24d ago

🚀 Summer Internship

Ottawa +1

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  • You must be pursuing a degree in safety-related field, have construction safety knowledge, strong computer skills, attention to detail, good work ethic, communication skills, willingness to travel/relocate, and ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • You'll assist in implementing and overseeing Project Safety Program, monitoring construction activities, ensuring compliance with regulations, and promoting safe working conditions for all team members. Carry out audits, provide corrective action recommendations, and conduct onsite training as needed.

Summer Internship

Construction & Surveying, SustainabilityOttawa, Montréal


  • There is nothing more important than the safety of the men and women building our projects across North America. Our mission of nobody gets hurt is deeply engrained in our culture. Are you interested in a hands-on, real-world learning experience helping fulfill this mission? As a safety intern you’ll learn the skills, programs, regulations and guidelines we live by to ensure our people return home safely each day. This Safety internship will give you the opportunity to develop, participate and learn key roles and functions within construction management while supporting our teams working in the field. 


  • Must be pursuing a degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Safety, or a related field of study
  • Knowledge of construction safety, current Federal and OSHA requirements. preferred
  • Working knowledge of computers and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skill
  • Good attention to detail, with the ability to recognize discrepancies
  • Strong work ethic - Willing to do what it takes to get the job done
  • Ability to work with all levels in the organization from craft to leadership
  • The ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Certification as a Safety Professional or Emergency Medical Technician is preferred
  • Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environment
  • The ability to travel and relocate as required
  • Functional knowledge of English (written and verbal) is considered as an asset since mobility across provinces in Canada is required. Lessons can be provided as needed.
  • Other Requirements:
  • Regular, reliable attendance
  • Work productively and meet deadlines timely
  • Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment
  • Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
  • Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
  • May work at various different locations and conditions may vary

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Construction & Surveying


  • As a Safety Intern, you’ll be part of a team implementing and overseeing the Project Safety Program including the development of site safety policies and procedures. You’ll assist in monitoring the various construction projects activities, ensuring the compliance with pertinent government regulations, state or provincial, client, and company policies and procedures. You’ll assist in establishing and monitoring safe working conditions for our most valuable assets – our people.
  • You’ll provide corrective action recommendations and assist in implementing metrics for tracking and reporting on performance issues when needed. Safety Interns will review project work plans for accuracy in conformance with all standards and assist in safety program audits, coaching and regular onsite training. You must have the ability to carry out duties in varying work environments including wide-ranging weather conditions and terrain with the ability to travel and/or relocate as required for projects.


Work type

Full time

Work mode



Ottawa, Montréal