Safety Intern

Date: Jan 11, 2022

Country: Watertown, 5192, US, 13601

Company: Colas

Subsidiary: Barrett Industries

Barrett Paving Materials Inc. is a leader in heavy civil construction with a vertically integrated value chain which includes aggregate production, hot mix asphalt plants, asphalt paving services, and a wide range of road construction work.  Barrett engages in heavy civil and commercial construction projects in counties throughout Upstate NY, specializing in airport and highway work.  Barrett’s mission has been to strengthen and grow by empowering our people, fostering innovation, and utilizing new technology. Barrett is a subsidiary of the Colas Group, a worldwide leader in infrastructure construction and maintenance. Our company provides competitive pay, outstanding benefits, career advancement opportunities, professional education, and extensive training for every employee.


Our Mission, throughout Teamwork:

  • Attracting and developing PASSIONATE PEOPLE
  • Delivering the best CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE
  • Providing SUPERIOR QUALITYproducts and services

Main Responsibilities

Under the purview of the Safety Coordinator, duties will include a variety of safety-related assignments that include OSHA and MSHA standards. Intern will complete other duties as assigned.


Position Details:

M-F Hours are generally 8am-5pm but could be different in order to best support operational needs, Mid-May to - mid August timeframe, depending on intern school schedule. Barrett will provide professional-level housing if necessary.


  • Targeting Safety Management, Safety Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, or related majors
  • Good written and verbal communication skills  
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • A valid Driver’s License
  • A clean Motor Vehicle Record
  • Ability to pass a drug test

Employer Preferences

Sophomore, Junior, Senior

All Safety, Occupational Health, Industrial Hygeine, or related programs

US work authorization is required


Colas Inc.and its subsidiaries (Barrett Paving) are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here EEO document.  If you need accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact Colas Inc. 973-290-9082 or send an email to ColasRecruiter@colasinc.com.  

Nearest Major Market: Watertown