Fall 2024 Safety Co-op / Intern

<strong>McKenney’s has been going strong for more than seven decades. Our culture values people and ideas, and we work together to deliver the most innovative solutions to our customers. We help you grow in your career through training and support, and as an equal opportunity employer, we provide comprehensive benefits and give you a firm foundation for the future.</strong>

Atlanta, GA

McKenney's Inc.

<h4><strong>BUILDING A HIGHER STANDARD<br /></strong></h4> <p><strong><br /> Since 1948, our proven approach has ensured high-quality solutions at every stage of a building. But we know that providing the highest level of services takes the right people and a healthy environment. With this in mind, our focus is to improve the lives of our customers, employees and communities around us through all aspects of what we do.<br /> <br /> Self-performance of all trades, in-house shops and over seven decades of experience have made us the top choice in mechanical contractors, providing highly efficient mechanical systems and a full range of services that meet your unique needs.</strong></p> https://www.mckenneys.com/

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Part Time

Overview: <p><strong>WHY CO-OP/INTERN WITH US</strong></p> <p>A successful Co-op or Intern will learn how to assess risk at construction projects while supporting the continued development of injury prevention initiatives. Experienced, successful Co-ops and Interns will have the opportunity to manage safety projects from inception through closeout, under the guidance of the Safety Specialist. As a Co-op or Intern, you will be part of the team from day one and given training and tasks that are important and impactful to our project&rsquo;s success.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>WHAT ARE THE CRITERIA FOR A MCKENNEY&rsquo;S INTERN</strong></p> <p>Students must be at least a sophomore, junior, or senior enrolled at an accredited school majoring in Risk Management, Occupational Safety, or equivalent.&nbsp;</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Work alongside Safety Specialist and Safety managers to help project safety efforts.</li> <li>Regularly review and analyze safety data for significant trends and support efforts in communicating those trends and lessons learned with the business.</li> <li>Support root cause analysis of incidents related to injuries and near misses.</li> <li>Walk job sites with safety team to learn about construction workflow, identify hazards, and survey for adherence to safety values.</li> <li>Support department initiatives as directed by the supervisor.</li> <li>Assist in responding to project-related safety inquiries by PMs, APMs, and Field Leaders.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Must have PC experience in Windows environments, working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail, Web-enabled applications, and database software.</li> <li>Detail-oriented.</li> <li>Understanding of customer service skills.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>PREFERRED SKILLS</strong></p> <ul> <li>Data Analytics.</li> <li>Passion for Safety.</li> <li>Critical Thinking skills.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND CHARACTERISTICS&nbsp;</strong></p> <ul> <li>Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of staff, including Field leaders, PMs, APMs, crew, fabrication shops, etc.</li> <li>Ability to use your influence and personal savvy to build trust and relationships.</li> <li>A genuine passion for identifying and correcting risk to help ensure McK workers go home the same way they came into work.</li> <li>Ability to work well as part of a team.</li> <li>Ability to use time productively, maximize efficiency, and meet challenging work goals.</li> <li>Excellent problem-solving ability.</li> <li>Attention to detail while completing multiple or repetitive tasks with a high sense of urgency.</li> <li>Take on additional responsibilities as needed while managing your priorities.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORTS&nbsp;</strong></p> <ul> <li>Work involves moderate exposure to elements, such as hot/cold temperatures, dirt, dust, and loud noises.&nbsp;</li> <li>The work environment involves some exposure to construction-related hazards or physical risks, which require the following McKenney&rsquo;s safety protocols.&nbsp;</li> <li>Light physical effort. Requires handling average-weight objects up to 25 pounds and some standing or walking.&nbsp;</li> <li>Work requires local travel to job sites and customer locations.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Moving Safety Forward, our initiative for continuous improvements in our safety culture, reminds us that we are on a journey toward a zero-incident culture. In all we do, we must work to build a partnership with our employees, customers and business associates that empowers them all with the ability to do their jobs safely.</p> <p>McKenney&rsquo;s is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. Qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to age, color, religion, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, or gender identity. McKenney&rsquo;s is a smoke-free and drug-free workplace.</p>