The purpose of the internship is to provide the student with supervised practice at the work site or in the office in the continuing daily operations of construction. Interns will assist the Engineer and/or the Superintendent in the field through assistance, coordination and distribution of information required to construct the project on time, within budget and to quality standard. The intern reports to the Project Engineer or Project Superintendent.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Obtain information and approvals for processing of shop drawings and submittals. Control of documents including but not limited to RFI postings and slip-sheeting contract documents
Distribute information required for construction to appropriate parties.
Assist in preparation of a contract items list.
Prepare estimates for the changes in the work from subcontractors.
Disseminate Construction information to appropriate parties.
Assist in obtaining and reviewing information and approvals for processing of shop drawings, product data and samples. Assist in the communication of this information across all levels of the project team.
Assist in preparing estimates for changes in the work including review of Change Order requests from subcontractors.
Study contract drawings, specifications and shop drawings to ensure proper coordination and installation.
Assist in the maintenance and updating of contract documents, electronic web-based documents and project logs.
Monitor field variations and keep the Project Superintendent informed of any changes.
Perform other duties as necessary or assigned
Currently enrolled college student: Sophomore, Junior or Senior status; Construction Management/Civil Engineering/Mechanical Engineering/Architecture or other Engineering major with a minimum 2.8 grade point average. Intense interest and passion for the Construction Industry and a desire to work in a team environment within the construction field. Superior communication skills and the ability to influence and lead others. Previous experience in construction or construction management strongly preferred
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is sometimes exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to airborne particles or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to very loud.
*May perform other duties as necessary or assigned.