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Internship - Safety in Duluth, MN at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 2/15/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Duluth, MN
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Status: Fulltime Summer / Paid internship

*Resume with references required.

Position Description: The role is to provide support in the areas of Field Engineering, Project Management, Finance/Accounting, Operations, or Quality and Safety, as assigned. This is a temporary, full time paid internship designed to provide on-the-job experience for those interested in a learning experience. Interns will be assigned specific responsibilities within the company based on their background and interest. This program is a valuable opportunity for interns to understand the integration of academic learning with the day-to-day processes of business and operational functions. The program will also familiarize interns with the specific skills needed to be successful in a construction company. Required to deliver a report-out presentation at the end of internship.

Education / Experience:

  • Bachelor Degree from an accredited college, or undergraduate college student who has completed junior year at a 4-year university, or two years of directly related experience within applicable field
    • Majors include: Mechanical Engineering, Construction Management, Finance, Accounting, Quality and Safety, or related field of study.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Well-developed organizational and project management skills
  • Knowledgeable with Microsoft Office programs – Word, Excel, Power Point
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills to effectively represent the company in an ethical and professional manner and consistent with our values and mission
  • Valid State Driver s license

Essential Functions:

  • Work closely with functional business groups to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of solutions deployed in support of business goals and objectives to drive success
  • Assists with projects and ensure that the functionality is developed in a way that complies with business requirements and established methodologies and practices
  • Monitor and report to management on the status of project efforts, anticipating/identifying issues that inhibit the attainment of project goals and implementing corrective actions as directed.
  • Safely manage all operations in accordance with company policy and procedures
  • Support customer satisfaction strategies executed to assure the long-term viability of the operation.
  • Represent the company both internally and externally in a professional manner consistent with our values and mission.
  • Actively participate in programs, policies and initiatives designed to enhance the overall good of the company and corporation.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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.

  • Ability to grasp concepts and think analytically to turn them into practical solutions
  • Ability to influence others and develop professional relationships
  • Possesses a self-starting approach to assignments and responsibilities
  • Ability to execute with the highest degree of integrity and accountability
  • Ability to handle sensitive situations and/or materials with tact, diplomacy, and professionalism.
  • Ability to multi-task and juggle tasks, deadlines and priorities required
  • Ability to work independently and foresee needs and initiative improvement desired
  • Basic knowledge of business concepts and computer applications (MS Office Suite) required

Supervisor Responsibilities:

  • None

Employee Characteristics:

  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Initiative and self-discipline
  • Strong work ethic and time management skills
  • Ability to collaborate and work in a team setting
  • Ability to schedule/coordinate projects to meet expressed deadlines

Physical Demands / Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee 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 job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to touch, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Walking includes moving within company location and project site, including uneven surface/ground.
  • Occasional overtime and weekend hours, if needed for project support.
  • Occasional travel to project sites, or other APi Group company locations as needed.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  • Safety Glasses / Goggles, Steel-toed Boots, Reflective Vest and Hearing Protection in designated areas.

For more than 100 years, Jamar has built a reputation as a solid partner delivering solid solutions. And, we don't just hire anyone. We hire extraordinary people-the kind who:

  • Share our values
  • Never stop learning
  • Care about the community
  • Strive for continuous improvement
  • Thrive in a team environment