The Berg Group

Date Posted


Job Title    Construction Safety Intern

Carlsbad, CA or Sacramento, CA

Contact    Savanna Tucker
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$20 hourly

Website Click Here to Apply

Job Description:

The Construction Safety Intern will work closely with the Regional Safety Manager and National Safety Director to review and revise The Berg Group’s safety policies and procedures. We are seeking a candidate that is passionate about sharing and spreading a safety culture at The Berg Group.

The Safety Intern will be joining the Berg Team that has been a respected leader in the commercial drywall industry for over 50 years. We are a growing company with offices in Chaska, MN, West Sacramento, CA, Carlsbad, CA, Phoenix, AZ, Bozeman, MT, and Naples, FL.  The Safety Intern will join our fun and growth-orientated work environment including a fitness center, collaborative workspace, and a competitive benefits package. 

Essential Functions

  • Collaborate with the safety team to further develop safety training.
  • Collaborate with the safety team to review and revise safety policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with the safety team to maintain Berg’s company fall protection inspection program.
  • Stay in regular contact with field staff in relation to safety practices, toolbox talks, and reporting procedures. Build rapport with the field so that communications are regular and consistent.
  • Assist in new employee orientation, specifically safety program training as well as curriculum development.
  • Hold field accountable to safety practices; provide spot or safety rewards per Berg’s program to positively reinforce behavior.
  • Ability to be a sounding board and defuse upset employees and collaborate closely with the Safety Director as appropriate.
  • Weekly reports to National Safety Director with a summary of all job site visits.
  • Restocking first aid kits and other first-aid items; eye solution, skin glue, etc.
  • Documents, Investigates, analyzes, and reports all accidents and near misses.
  • Listen as to what is going on out in the field.
  • Work directly with the General Contractor and be a strong point of contact.
  • Comfortable interacting with General Contractor and reach out for assistance on situations outside of experience level.
  • Ability to communicate in group settings.
  • Ability to succeed in both self-directed and group assignments.
  • Performs other duties as required.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Handle safety equipment including replacements and certifications.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Suites.
  • Up to date knowledge of safety equipment, requirements, and state OSHA
  • Knowledge of Department of Transportation (DOT) requirements/standards
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proven talent to retain a positive brand and relationship with a client while in the field.
  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Construction Safety, industrial/construction hygiene, Occupational Safety, or related field.
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • Strong communicator at all levels
  • Strong public speaking skills
  • Problem-solving and organizational skills
  • OSHA 10, 30 Certified
  • Certified first responder

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bi-lingual


  • Ability to travel 35-40% to Berg job sites regionally and do occasional evening site visits as determined by business necessity. Primarily day travel to sites within the local region.

Apply online or send questions to Savanna Tucker 

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