Safety Intern

  • Kansas City, KS
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Simply Put, A Great Place to Work

Benesch is a growing, multi-disciplined planning, engineering, and professional services firm. We enhance infrastructure and communities across the country – creating spaces and providing connections in ways that make a difference.

We pride ourselves on being nimble enough to remain responsive to client needs, yet large enough to offer exceptional bench strength. As a member of our team, you’ll have an opportunity to draw from those resources when you need them, and likewise, contribute your expertise when you have something to share.

At Benesch, we are looking for candidates with varied backgrounds and worldviews. Diverse ideas come from diverse people, and we are committed to offering an inclusive work environment where everyone feels valued and respected. Statistics show that women and underrepresented groups are less likely to apply for a position if they don’t meet 100% of the qualifications. If this statement resonates with you – don’t be so hard on yourself. Apply for the job!

Safety Intern

We are looking for a current student who is pursuing a degree in Safety to join our Safety team as an Intern for the summer of 2024. This internship will give the top candidate the opportunity to gain hands-on experience working on Safety projects and incidents for an engineering firm. This role will gain exposure to a wide variety of safety programs and will assist with the coordination of safety duties in such areas as helping develop new safety programs, going on project site safety visits, completing Job Safety Analysis (JSA’s) working with our safety committee, and developing safety initiatives.

This opportunity will expose you to our industry and give you direct involvement in shaping the safety culture of our employees. Join us for an exciting summer of meaningful growth and learning opportunities!  


This position will have a hybrid work schedule and, when in the office, will work from our Kansas City, MO location the majority of the time, with some days being spent at our Kansas City, KS location.

The Impact You Will Have

  • Assist in maintaining safety records, including Pre-Project Safety Plans, Job Hazard Analyses, training records, safety inspections, maintenance of the OSHA 300 log, maintenance of the Safety Data Sheet (SDS), Incident Investigations and Safety Dashboard Metrics.
  • Assist in coordinating safety duties in areas such as safety committees, new safety programs, and safety initiatives.
  • Assist in creating and developing safety programs for OSHA compliance and with Benesch’s Health & Safety Manual.
  • Assist with maintaining compliance with prequalification requirements of various subcontractor management platforms (ISNetworld, Avetta, independent clients).
  • Assist in promoting safe work practices and safe working conditions in accordance with all Federal, State, and Local regulations and client/contractual requirements.


What You Will Need

  • Actively enrolled in a safety-related degree program
  • Ability to work 40 hours a week at the designated locations
  • Proficiency with computer programs such as Microsoft Office Word/Excel/PowerPoint
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including written and verbal communication.





Explore the Benefits of working at Benesch! 

Benesch is a great company to work for! Our comprehensive benefits package includes paid over-time, exceptional retirement fund contributions, flexible schedules, wellness incentives, and all-around great people to work with. Take your career to the next level by applying today.

Our benefits package is designed to take care of our employees. The health and wellness of our employees is essential to their success both personally and professionally. That is why we invest in our employees’ well-being by providing a comprehensive benefits package to help them live a healthy lifestyle. Each option can be customized to meet the needs of our employees and their families. 

Benesch offers a generous paid time benefits plan that increases throughout your career plus several paid holidays.  Our benefits include medical, dental, and vision benefits. We also include company-paid life insurance, short term, and long-term disability plans. Benesch offers a 401K plan and profit-sharing contributions to the 401K plan with the potential of 9% total employer contribution to your retirement savings!! 

From insurance and retirement plan to our wellness programs, we provide employee benefits that meet your wants and needs. Click here to learn more about some of the benefits of working at Benesch! 

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