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Co-op Summer Intern positions at Urban Impact are more than just a work term. The position will provide you with meaningful and challenging work experiences. In the Safety Co-op Summer Intern Position, you will develop your professional skills and explore how Health and Safety functions within an organization.

You are eager to build your career and have a hands-on approach to safety and are interested to dive in with interest and enthusiasm. Ideally, you bring a friendly, authentic, and forward-thinking approach to your communications and staff interactions and a practical but thorough approach to safety. The Safety Co-op role requires a mature, friendly, and professional attitude. Someone who has the confidence to figure it out, even when you don’t have all the answers. You must be familiar with WorkSafe regulations.

Co-op Summer Intern for Safety will be assigned a variety and-wide ranging tasks and duties supporting Urban Impact’s Safety Program and our Goal of Zero Incidents, Zero Accidents.

Job Title: Safety Summer Intern
Date Posted: March 15, 2024
Location: New Westminster
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Schedule: Monday to Friday 10am – 6:30pm
Rate: $25.00/hr

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Job Requirements and Qualifications


  • Support and build on UI safety objectives: Safety is our priority, always.
  • A self-starter.
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written in a multi-cultural work environment.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse personalities in a tactful, decisive, and resourceful manner.
  • Able to connect & interact with people of all experiences and cultures.
  • High level of integrity with the ability to handle confidential information.
  • Able to work as a team and independently.
  • Qualifications:

    • Teamwork: Must be able to work well with staff members in other departments.
    • Safety: Work safely, always. Lead by example.
    • Communication: Active, positive communication with teammates.
    • Proactive: A proactive and interactive approach to training, inspections, on the ground learning and monitoring.
    • Paperwork: Ensure that documentation and records are kept up to date and reflect the proactive approach we have to safety.
    • Education: Enrolled in degree, certificate, diploma or post-secondary education in Occupational Health and Safety. Preferably some safety work experience.
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Job Responsibilities
  • Support updating and reviewing all Toolbox Talk Content to ensure it is up to date and current. Prepare content in advance of the scheduled delivery.
  • Draft wording for updates to Safety Program as assigned.
  • Support Return to work and Injured worker management to ensure all paperwork for injured works is complete and filed. Submit Incident Reports to Work Safe, etc.
  • Participate in JOSH and all Inspections to promote a strong safety culture.
  • Assist with transition to safety documentation and process onto Safety Software. Review software capabilities and recommend items to transition. Provide training to users to ensure full use of software.
  • Other tasks as assigned
Competitive Benefits

We offer a superior compensation package including:

  • Competitive starting hourly rate
  • Pay enhancer after probation and for air brake endorsement
  • Performance bonus
  • Profit Sharing
  • RRSP matching
  • Enhanced Health Benefits plan including Medical and Dental coverage
  • New Health Savings Account
  • Incentives for workplace wellness and health
  • And even an incentive for getting to work in an environmentally friendly way
  • All staff must be fully vaccinated

Please Note:

  • All offers of employment are conditional upon the successful completion of a pre-hire background check.
  • Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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About Urban Impact

Urban Impact is a dynamic workplace with a culture that values and promotes learning opportunities. We promote within and have a referral bonus program.

We are a close-knit group, all motivated to work diligently to meet the high expectations of our customers. We strive to make the company a rewarding place to work, where employees feel that they are doing meaningful work and their contributions make a difference.

We offer an exciting, motivating and challenging team environment to fully develop your individual potential. To support continuing growth, we are looking for people with ideas, people who make a difference and are focused on being the best.

We would like to thank you for your interest in Urban Impact. Please note that only the short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Offers of employment are dependent upon the satisfactory results arising from the required security screening for this position:

  • Review of the National Safety code Driver's Abstract (N Print)
  • Reference Verification
  • Criminal Records background check

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