Jacobs Construction, Health and Safety Intern in Idaho Falls, Idaho

Construction, Health and Safety Intern


Position Summary

Internship positions atJacobs provide college students an opportunity to gain real-world experience inspecific area of study. Working in a fast-paced, professional setting providesinterns with invaluable experiences applying the knowledge and skills learnedthrough education in a business environment. While working alongside and insupport of a group of world-class professionals in your chosen field of study.

  • The successful candidate will support field Health & Safety professionals staff members as assigned.

We are presentlyreviewing candidates for summer interns in the field of Construction Health andSafety. Jacobs is providing EPCMservices for a $1.65 billion/multiyear Spent Fuel Handling project located atthe Naval Reactors Facility near Scoville, Idaho.

The Health and Safetysummer interns will join the project team which is based in Idaho Falls, ID,and site work at the Project Site on the Idaho National Laboratory for thesummer of 2018.


  • Responsible for assisting in the daily coordination and implementation of the HSE management system

  • Functions in a support role to the HSE manager

  • Observes work activities and advises HSE management regarding improvements in HSE program implementation and/or performance

  • Interface with HSE Staff and Site Management including (sub) contractors.

  • Support management to achieve corporate / site HSE goals and objectives

  • Support implementing HSE Absolutes in coordination with management

  • Implement HSE policies and procedures

  • Monitor compliance to HSE standards to include conducting field inspections

  • Assist in the auditing of the site HSE management system to determine compliance levels, participate in site-related audits

  • Support site specific HSE training requirements

  • Assist in the investigation of incidents for root cause identification and preventive action

  • Support managing control of health and environmental hazards and exposures

  • Engage and promote Beyond Zero culture – be a BZ Champion

  • Complete weekly performance deliverables as outlined

  • Assist in the development and delivery of technical training material and presentations

  • Participate in daily, weekly, and monthly safety meetings

  • Asist in the preparation of HSE reports and correspondence to support the HSE Manager


Core Competencies:

  • Basic knowledge of occupational safety and health principles and practices

  • Organizing, planning and executing skills

  • Interpersonal communication skills

  • Developing technical expertise in HSE

  • Report writing capabilities

  • Statistical and analytical skills

  • Relationship-building competencies with multiple employee levels

  • Computer based systems and software with emphasis on Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel & Word programs)

Training and Experience:

  • Good written and verbal communication skills – required

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs – required

Other EssentialFunctions:

  • US Citizenship only - no dual citizenship.

  • Must pass DOE required background check and drug screen

  • Must have current motor vehicle operator’s license with good driving record

Physical Requirements:

  • Intermittent sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, kneeling, twisting and lifting

  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders to varying heights

  • Ability to wear fall protection equipment

  • Lifting requirements are limited to 50 pounds

  • Must be alert to equipment and machinery in the field

  • Ability to walk on uneven ground

  • Ability to work in hot and cold weather environments

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Idaho-Idaho Falls

Req ID: PFO000155