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Safety Intern (Req #: 730)

Company: Peckham Industries
Location: Shaftsbury
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Peckham IndustriesLocation: Shaftsbury, VTSalary Interval: InternDate Posted: 01/08/2024 About Us: Peckham Industries Inc. (PII) has been a family-run business since 1924 and we believe our "" philosophy delivers value as the trusted supplier of construction materials, products, and services in the communities we serve. Through our extensive network of hot mix asphalt and ready-mix concrete plants, quarries, and liquid asphalt terminals, PII delivers the highest quality materials and custom solutions to thousands of road construction and road maintenance customers. In addition, the company's construction operations include paving and road reclamation services, as well as precast/pre-stressed concrete production and erection of multi-level parking structures, specialty buildings, and bridge components. Become part of our mission by realizing your purpose, serving our community interests, and delivering growth for our customers. Peckham Industries educates, innovates, and applies technology in a way that is safe, sustainable, inclusive, and profitable. Job Summary: Peckham's paid Internship Program is designed to add practical, relevant experience to your field of study while welcoming you into our family by choice culture. As a Safety Intern, you will assist and support our Safety Team with essential projects, while gaining invaluable experience for your future career. Key projects and tasks include but are not limited to: Review and updates to our safety program, LOTO procedures, and SDS online products inventory. Other tasks include creating standard SOP's that can be easily adapted to specific locations as well as helping to create electronic surveys and site specific/hazard online training. Our Safety Intern will also gain experience in road construction, quarry and plant field assessments.Majors applicable to this internship opportunity include Students working towards a bachelor's degree in safety and Occupational Health disciplines as well as other relevant majors. Only completed applications with all required attachments received by Monday, May 6, 2024, will be considered.Essential Functions:

  • Safety. Protect friends and family. At Peckham, safety is our priority. Willingness to learn and follow all safety guidelines across our different lines of business and even in corporate offices.
  • Integrity. Execute work with honest, a positive attitude and productive approach. Experience a learning environment where questions are welcomed.
  • Dedication. Contribute professional work in a timely and organized manner as outlined in a syllabus. Work with masters that continuously seek to be the best they can be.
  • Efficiency. Collaboration and create value through employee engagement, sustainability, and stakeholder partnerships to deliver the best results. Requirements, Education and Experience:1. Excellent Attendance and Punctuality. The program is scheduled to run ten weeks, Monday, June 3, 2024, through Friday, August 9, 2024. We may customize the dates according to your and/or your school's schedule. You will be responsible for tracking your time using an automated company timecard.2. You are responsible for your own housing and reliable transportation.3. Strict adherence to all safety protocol, OSHA safety rules and regulations procedures4. Current enrollment at an accredited college or university with a 3.0 or higher GPA5. Successful submission of our online application by Monday, May 6, 2024, and:--- a cover letter or paragraph stating your major and what intrigues you about it.--- a resume including your LinkedIn profile, if you have one.--- one written recommendation (e-mail ok) from a current or previous employer, teacher, or professor6. Road Construction knowledge; a plus7. Understanding of lock out/tag out training, a plus.8. Computer Skills including Microsoft Office and Excel, preferred.9. Proficient written and verbal English communication skills10. Legal right to work in the U. S.Other Duties:Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.Travel:Position may require up to 10% travel by personal vehicle to offices throughout the state of New York, and New England based on the needs of the business.Work Environment/Physical Demands:Work environment is dependent upon internship placement and may operate in a professional office or physical work environment. The professional work environment is mostly sedentary, outside of travel. Some internships may involve heavy work that includes heavy lifting, working near moving mechanical parts and loud equipment, the ability to sit or stand for long periods of time as well as lifting, pulling, bending, kneeling, squatting, climbing, walking, reaching, driving, and repetitive motion. Values:At Peckham, you will experience our values wherever you work: corporate offices, plants, quarries, or paving operations. We share a common set of values - safety, integrity, dedication, and efficiency which are embedded in how we show up every day. Ours is a culture where we protect family and friends, our word is our bond, we are committed to serve and results matter. Our values are the foundation of our growth, and we believe will pave the way for future success.Internship rate: $21/hour Peckham Industries, Inc. (PII) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy to provide EEO to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, if you have a disability and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Peckham, please contact Recruitment@peckham.com.PI9ff22382e95e-31181-33550740

Keywords: Peckham Industries, New England , Safety Intern (Req #: 730), Other , Shaftsbury, Northeast

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