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Safety Intern - Twinsburg

Location:  Twinsburg, OH, US, 44087
Company:  The Shelly Company

Job ID:  129845


The Shelly Company (part of Oldcastle Inc.) is a vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mix concrete and paving services throughout the state of Ohio. Our commitment to quality drives us to use the most modern, efficient and environmentally friendly technology in our industry. The Shelly Company is known throughout the industry for innovation, quality and for our commitment to safety.


Position Overview
The Safety Intern will be offered the opportunity to work closely with our Safety Team, managers, and employees to learn safety objectives while gathering an understanding of the building materials and heavy highway construction industry. 


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)
The duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:


•    Assist the safety team towards educating employees on safety objectives, policies, and procedures.
•    Work with the team to assist with creating safety content and training. 
•    Learn the administrative requirements of the business through hands-on experience.
•    Assist with injury/illness recordkeeping & reporting.
•    Assist with internal audits and inspections as needed.
•    Assist with safety committees, Safety Opinion Surveys, and behavior based safety awareness programs.
•    Learn the importance of taking detailed messages and timely communication.
•    Work with multiple departments on special projects as needed.


Other Requirements:

•    Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times.
•    Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
•    Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
•    Report to the assigned job site ready to begin work at the designated start time.
•    Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Manual of Safety Practices and Procedures.
•    Strict adherence to Shelly Company policies and procedures as outlined in the Company Book of Policies.
•    Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.  
•    Timely and regular attendance is an expectation of performance for all Shelly Company employees. Employees will be held accountable for adhering to their workplace schedule.
•    Proficient with Windows, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. 


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


Education and Experience
Working towards a degree in Occupational Safety and Health, or a similar degree program from an accredited college or university.


Language Skills:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively to customers or employees of organization.


Mathematical Skills:
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Physical Requirements

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to climb or balance.  The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.


The employee must regularly lift and/or move more than 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. 

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and is regularly exposed to wet, humid condition airborne particles, and extreme heat or cold.  The employee is occasionally exposed to vibration.


The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud and may require hearing protection.


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What Oldcastle Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


About Oldcastle

Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


If you are looking for a company who values their employees and has opportunities for employee development and advancement, apply now. For more information about The Shelly Company and Oldcastle visit and If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Thank you for your interest in expanding your career with The Shelly Company/Oldcastle Materials!

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The Shelly Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

Job Segment: Safety, Construction, Service, Engineering

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