Date:  Jun 9, 2021

Scarborough, ON, CA Toronto, ON, CA Oshawa, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Safety

EHS Intern

At Aecon, we’re building the future and our people are at the heart of everything we do. We're always looking for exceptional talent to work on our exciting and ever-expanding project portfolios. We are focused on being the #1 Canadian Infrastructure Company and the first choice employer in our industry.


Position Overview

Faster.Smarter.Safer. This is how Aecon Utilities is committed to delivering projects.  Aecon Utilities is ready to become Canada’s #1 utility construction provider and we’re looking for an EHS Intern to help us get there!


The EHS Intern will work with EHS Advisors to gain both in field and office experience. Our safety program is dynamic and supports different areas of business (oil and gas, telecommunications, power construction services etc.). We are looking for an individual who is passionate about safety and is eager to learn but also brings their own innovative ideas to our award winning safety team!


Key Responsibilities 

  • Operational and divisional support and resource for the EHS Team.
  • Work in conjunction with EHS Advisors to coordinate safety training and orientation.
  • Work to be ahead of the curve in identifying safety trends and patterns.
  • Coordination of safety-related meetings and events, including annual JHSC summit and regular Senior Leadership Team meetings.
  • New Project Set-Up: Support start up package for projects, including all of the appropriate and necessary templates and documentation that will be required for the job.
  • Assist in the administration of EHS Policies, Manuals, Standards, Procedures, Practices and Rules.
  • Ordering and shipping of various supplies and resources needed for project site and yard locations.
  • Assist in site visits and inspections.
  • Organize, monitor and manage statistical data and reports; ensuring all EHS personnel have complete instruction and understanding of the requirements and meet deadlines for reporting.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required Knowledge and Experience 

  • Current student or recent graduate of the Occupational Health and Safety program.
  • Sound computer skills – MS Excel, MS Word etc.
  • Strong communication skills – oral and written.
  • Self-motivated with good organizational skills.
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure, in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team.
  • Sound judgement, utilizing problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation.
  • Willing to travel with in the GTA as required.
  • Previous experience in the construction industry is an asset.


Aecon has every intention of fostering diversity within and across our organization. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


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