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Summer 2024 Construction Intern - Safety

  • Internship
    Summer Internship
  • Construction & Surveying
  • Charlotte

AI generated summary

  • The candidate must be enrolled in a college or university pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, or Construction Management. Proficient in PC skills, previous internship or familiarity with construction industry practices preferred. Must have effective communication skills, ability to lift heavy objects, work at heights and in varying weather conditions, and a flexible schedule.
  • The construction intern will work closely with safety supervision to address field safety concerns, investigate incidents, develop prevention practices, and stay updated on regulatory changes.


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each Key Duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Education and Experience:
  • Students must be enrolled in a college or university pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Occupational Health and Safety, Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology, or Construction Management.
  • Proficient PC skills including proficiency in various software used such as Excel, Primavera, and SAP.
  • Familiarity or a previous internship with construction industry practices is preferred.
  • Must be able to understand and communicate effectively with job site supervisors and fellow employees.
  • Physical Demands:
  • The following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by a Construction Intern to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Regularly required to sit and/or stand during a regular work shift of at least eight hours per day.
  • Employee is occasionally required to stoop, bend, walk, crouch, and climb.
  • Ability to lift and carry, on a frequent basis, at least 50-90 pounds personally.
  • Continuous mental attention required to complete tasks in an efficient manner.
  • Exposure to dust, dirt grease and noise.
  • Work can be performed at heights up to 60 feet, requiring the employee to climb ladders, scaffolds and stair towers, often with narrow steps and passageways.
  • Frequently walk on uneven surfaces, including natural ground and slopes in varying weather conditions.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, based on project need(s) and demand(s).


  • Work with safety supervision to assist with field safety concerns, process implementation, and questions.
  • Work with safety supervision investigating incidents as well as developing and implementing best practices to prevent similar incidents
  • The opportunity to study, communicate, and works with the operations team to address OSHA, MSHA, ANSI, and NFPA, etc. regulation changes and other duties

Committed to delivering professionally executed projects on time, on budget, and engineered for maximum value.

Real Estate & Construction

Mission & Purpose

Blythe Construction has more than 90 years of experience in both the public and private market. We have successfully completed heavy highway, residential, and retail development projects for hundreds of satisfied clients. We provide quality products in all aspects of heavy civil and commercial construction, design-build and turnkey site development. At Blythe Construction we: •Are recognized nationally for our safety program •Incorporate the latest technologies •Continually update our fleet of equipment •Employ and retain quality people who understand the company’s commitment to complete customer satisfaction