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2023 Engineering Intern (Turner Construction - Portland)

Company: Turner Construction Company
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 28, 2023

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Portland, OR 97205 USA

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EntryEducation:Degree in ProgressJob Family:ConstructionCompensation:Intern Non-Exempt

TURNER CONSTRUCTION IS HIRING 2023 SUMMER INTERNS-- CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, ENGINEERING, AND EH&S STUDENTS ENCOURAGED TO APPLY!Turner Construction is the leading general builder in the United States performing work in market segments including Healthcare, Education, Sports, Residential, Biotech, and Commercial Office. Our company has earned international recognition for undertaking complex projects, fostering innovation, embracing emerging technologies, and making a difference for our clients, employees and community. While we build buildings, our true goal is to enrich the communities where we live and work.Turner's award winning internship program strives to combine meaningful work as a part of a construction project team with opportunities to learn every facet of our business as a general contractor. Successful applicants will interface across projects, departments, and even other business units in a series of learning and social opportunities. We seek to employ thought-provoking leaders who excel in a fast-paced, challenging, and collaborative environment. We encourage eager learners who share our company's values of sustainable building and creating inclusive and diverse workplaces to apply. Position Description: Engineering Interns learn about and contribute to the administration of one or more engineering scopes on an assigned construction project or as part of a Department team, assisting with budget, scheduling, communication, BIM, and other matters as assigned by a supervising engineer. Engineering Interns will interface regularly on site with Engineers, Project Managers, Superintendents, Safety Professionals, and Skilled Labor, and will have the opportunity to work with departments such as Finance, Pre-construction, and VDC as their project requires. Engineering Interns are regularly pulled together as a group for job walks, learning events, and social opportunities across the business unit. Engineering Interns will be presented with opportunities to serve on specialty committees and industry events that align with their individual interests.Reports To: Project Engineer or EngineerEssential Duties & Responsibilities*:

  • 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 managing other aspects of communication including submission and responses for Requests for Information (RFI's).
  • 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.
  • Distribute information required for construction to appropriate parties.
  • Assist engineering to ensure that materials and equipment are released for fabrication or manufacture in time to meet the construction schedule.
  • Assist in the preparation of final records for the project including close-out documents, Operations/Maintenance (OM) Manuals, etc.
  • If assigned to another Business Unit department, will perform the requisite duties and responsibilities.
    Qualifications: Degree in progress in formal engineering, construction management, EH&S, or architectural training. Building construction experience and summer internship/co-op experience in construction highly desirable. Knowledge of general contract, subcontract documents, drawings and specifications also desirable. Must have good interpersonal and teamwork skills, desire to learn, ability to communicate well, both verbally and in writing. Should be proficient with computer applications as required to perform responsibilities.
    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.

    Turner is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.
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