Safety Internship Program - Summer 2023 - East
Ashburn, VA 
Posted 28 days ago
Job/Internship Description
Safety Internship Program - Summer 2023 - East
Job Locations US-VA-Ashburn
ID 2022-3898 Category Safety Type Intern
Company Overview

Performance Contracting Group is a national employee-owned specialty contractor that offers quality services and products to the commercial, industrial and non-residential construction markets. We are committed to recruiting, developing and advancing employees from a diversity of backgrounds and experiences, as well as supporting a culture of safety and inclusiveness that allows you to contribute to your fullest potential. We place high value on training and professional development, encouraging you to broaden and strengthen your unique skill sets so you can fully realize your potential.

Job Description

Performance Contracting is seeking motivated students with strong work ethic and a passion for safety for our summer safety internship program. Through close mentorship and hands-on activities over the summer program, PCI provides its interns with a real-world experience to shape their understanding of safety in the speciality construction industry.

The intern is designated a mentor and will work on completing the Performance Contracting Safety Intern Checklist, a framework to provide the intern with exposure to all the disciplines within the safety operations. As tasks are completed, interns complete Weekly Project Recaps which track individual activities and require detailed description of what was done, with whom it was completed with and what is taken away from the task.

Examples of tasks on the checklist include:

    Learn the administration of the corporate safety program to minimize job site accidents
  • Participate and assist in safety meetings
  • Run safety specific reports
  • Cross train with departments with safety responsibilities
  • Attend OSHA training
  • Participate in Quality Assessment Reviews
  • Work directly with branches to understand their operations
  • Maintain accurate and timely project documentation and correspondence
  • Understand specialized equipment and software utilization
  • Complete an internship project

Performance Contracting Group provides hourly wage, relocation reimbursement and corporate housing option for corporate safety interns.


Basic Requirements:

  • Must be a currently enrolled student seeking a Construction Safety, EHS, Safety Management or comparable degree
  • Must be able to travel to other markets within the internship period

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have reliable source of transportation
  • Must be willing to relocate for the assignment
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
  • A clear understanding of how to read and understand specifications and drawings
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in team environment
  • Ability to learn new job skills by engaging in the technical aspects of the job and applying new skills as they are taught
  • Customer service skills
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multitask

Preferred Requirements:

  • Based on the level of responsibility and knowledge required to be effective within the role, the internship accepts junior/senior level students only

At Performance Contracting our employees are our greatest asset. We put our people first and are proud to provide a comprehensive benefits package designed to meet the needs of our employees at every stage of life.

In our commitment to fostering an environment where everyone can thrive personally and professionally, we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Medical and prescription drug insurance plans with flexible spending account option
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)

PCG provides equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

PCG is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Please note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
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Full Time
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