Intern - Safety

Clayco is seeking Safety Interns for the Summer of 2018

Spend your summer working for and learning from one of the nation’s top design-build construction firms

As a Safety Intern you will assist with providing support to the Project Staff in an effort to enforce corporate safety and health policies and procedures

Responsibilities may include and are not limited to

  • Assisting with development of project safety program
  • Establishing and conducting jobsite orientation for new project employees as well as hosting weekly safety meetings
  • Conducting and documenting pre-planning safety meetings with subcontractors as well as hosting weekly safety meetings
  • Maintaining toolbox safety meeting logs
  • Reviewing subcontractor safety programs
  • Conducting regular jobsite inspections noting violations and recommending corrective actions
  • Assisting Project Superintendents
  • Investigating incidents and generating proper reports
  • Maintain safety records


  • In pursuit of a BS in Safety and Health or equivalent
  • Sophomore standing (exceptions may be made dependent on evaluation of coursework)
  • OSHA 30 Hour preferred
  • Successful internship or previous Safety experience in building construction with a working knowledge of safety/environmental principles and techniques

Qualities We Look For

  • Strong work ethic and desire to “do the right thing”
  • Creative and results-oriented – with a strong sense of urgency
  • Highly entrepreneurial and self-motivated
  • Must work well equally as an individual and as part of a team

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to navigate job sites in the field which may include walking, crouching, stooping, climbing, lifting, hoisting, pulling, scaling (scaffolding), carrying, etc.
  • Must be capable of lifting large and potentially awkward objects weight 50+ lbs
  • Understanding that work site conditions can expose the individual to moving mechanical parts, high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions and potential risk to electrical shock
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