Safety Specialist - Trainee

The Walsh Group Washington, DC

About the Job

Overview South Capitol Bridgebuilders is currently seeking aSafety Specialist Trainee for the Mid-Atlanctic Heavy Civil Division at our Wahsington DC location. This position is designed to provide the trainee with hands-on introduction to heavy construction and the role of a construction safety person on typical heavy construction projects. The trainee will perform entry-level work in a variety of actual construction occupations; on the assigned project(s) he/she will assist project supervisors and safety specialists in planning for safety, environmental protection, and other loss control planning activities. He/she will participate in an increasingly more responsible role in environmental protection activities, safety inspections, injury/incident investigation, injury management and record keeping. Manages and maintains safety equipment, conducts safety meetings and training and provides technical safety, health, and environmental support. This training does not qualify the person as an independent safety specialist. South Capitol Bridgebuilders is a rapidly growing, highly diversified construction company, and we constantly seek builders and business people to join our industry-leading team. Walsh employees are "built to succeed" - competitive entrepreneurs with strong character who are energized by working on a team to meet challenges and are willing to take risks after careful planning. There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company: + Challenging, complex projects + Creative and innovative problem solving environment + Supportive, communicative managers who reward your success + Opportunities for growth, training, and development + Flexibility to build what you want, where you want Responsibilities Training & Responsibilities include: + Safety Orientations + Enforcing regulations + Assist tradesman workers with safety issues/concerns + Site inspections + Injury Management + Record Keeping + Work activity planning + and More! Qualifications + Currently studying in a program for Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Civil Engineer, or Construction Managemet preferred + Interest in the indusrty and safety + First Aid, CPR AED Preffered + Self-motivated + Leadership skills An Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran Requisition ID 2017-2228 Job Locations US-DC-Washington Position Type Intern/Co-op - Seasonal Category Safety Division Transportation