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Jacobs Health & Safety Intern - Summer 2021 in Rio Rancho, New Mexico

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we're transforming intangible ideas into innovative solutions designing the future - today. As an Intern at our project site in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, you will too.

You'll impact the world around you by helping us solve real-life challenges. YOU are the future of our company. We’ll rely on you to provide support to our teams on critical projects while fostering a culture of continuous learning and inclusion as you bring fresh ideas to the table. You’ll provide assistance in the development, implementation, and administration of safety, health, occupational health, fire protection and prevention, and equipment and property protection. You’ll have the opportunity to perform assessments of Health & Safety performance of projects in compliance with OSHA requirements, generate reports, including recommendations to project teams in areas requiring improvement, as well as review and assist with training of operations personnel. You’ll work with teams and ensure an overall improving trend for key safety metrics, communicate gaps in project Health & Safety programs investigate personal injury and property damage accidents, and prepare all pertinent forms and reports per program procedures and federal, state, and local regulations. You’ll also issue various entry permits (i.e. to confine spaces) as required and conduct various industrial hygiene samplings, such as gas and noise tests to ensure safe working conditions. Your work will assist to ensure safety and health of

Pave the way for your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • In pursuit of a Bachelors degree in Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Science, Fire Safety, Construction Management or other related majors with HSE and/or a risk mitigation background

  • Experience with Microsoft Products including Excel, Word, and Powerpoint

  • Valid driver’s license with no major infractions

​​​​​​​ Ideally you'll also have:

  • A 3.0 GPA

  • At least a rising Senior

  • A previous internship related to your field of study

Essential Functions:

Intermittent sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, and lifting. Lifting requirements limited to 20 lbs. in the form of supplies, drawings, etc. Longest distance carried of 50 feet. Hand manipulation is required for simple grasping, pushing and pulling, and fine manipulation. Right and/or left hands utilized. Occasional need to reach and/or work above the shoulder, during inspections/audits, as well as below the shoulder for same. Walking, standing, climbing stairs or ladders for extended periods during field audits. Must be alert to equipment in the field, there will be occasional travel, will work near construction job site equipment when in the field, occasional need to work near hazardous equipment and machinery, occasional need to walk on uneven ground. Potential exposure to dust, gas or fumes, exposure to noise is possible but will be risk assessed and mitigation strategies to comply with OSHA will be provided, extremes in temperature or humidity, and potential work at heights, with fall protection systems in conformance with OSHA, and Jacobs/site requirements provided. Professional and courteous interaction and problem solving with a cross section of construction site personnel from Jacobs construction team members, subcontractor foremen and craft, as well as owners reps to be anticipated.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language. (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf)

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.