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Site Safety Intern at Gray Construction in Lexington, Kentucky

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Why Gray?

Gray is a top-ranked design-build contractor offering architecture, engineering and construction services to domestic and international customers throughout the U.S. It’s the spirit of the people at Gray – passion, commitment and a great team environment – that makes our company a great place to work.  Our purpose is to make a difference in people’s lives by creating unforgettable customer experiences and great projects.  The people of Gray exemplify our core values: we put safety and quality of life first, we are customer and relationship driven and we demonstrate the golden rule - we treat others the way we want to be treated.



This position works with the Gray Site Management Team and will be responsible for the overall safety on a specific construction project.  Gray does work within 4 core markets – Distribution, Manufacturing, Automotive and Food and Beverage.


Who we want… (Requirements)

  • Currently enrolled in a 4 year degree in Occupational Safety and Health or other related field of study.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication.

  • Previous Safety internship experience is a plus.

  • Knowledge of construction safety and OSHA requirements.

  • Must possess basic computer skills including the ability to utilize word processing, spreadsheet and e-mail applications.

  • The new team member should be an energetic, self-motivated individual who enjoys a team environment, as well as a passion for collaboration and professional development. If you are a high achiever striving to exceed expectations in a fast-paced innovative company, then Gray is the place for you.


The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What we expect… (Essential Functions)

  • Perform various departmental and field assignments.

  • Participate in field safety walks.

  • Assist team members with various duties assigned.

  • Oversee safety and health of personnel working on jobsites.

  • Providing corrective action recommendations.

  • Update various records, files and procedures, as assigned.

  • Participate in various job related activities as assigned.

  • Other duties may be assigned.

  • Overtime may be required.


Physical Demands & Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this position, the team member is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and arms, reach, and talk or hear.  They are regularly required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel , or crouch.  Must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 lbs, and occasionally lift or move up to 100 lbs.  Specific vision abilities include accurate near and distant vision.


Frequently in a normal office environment where noise level is moderate and temperature/humidity is controlled.  Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, and outside weather conditions.  May be exposed to high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold and/or heat, risk of electrical shock, explosives and vibrations.  Noise level on the job site is normally moderate to loud.   Overtime may be required.


Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


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