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Internship

Charleston Project Engineer Intern

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Balfour Beatty

11d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Charleston

AI generated summary

  • You must be enrolled in a construction or engineering program, with strong computer skills, the ability to learn quickly, and good communication skills. Internship or work experience in construction is a plus.
  • You will assist with project budget management, safety programs, quality control, submittal review, change order processing, and coordination of meetings to ensure successful project execution.

Off-cycle Internship

EngineeringCharleston

Description

  • At Balfour Beatty, we are seeking motivated college students for our 2023-2024 Internship program! If you have a passion for what you do, a strong drive to achieve results, the ability to solve problems creatively, and a dedication to client service and relationship management, come join us.

Requirements

  • Currently enrolled in a Construction Management, Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering program.
  • Preferred Requirements:
  • Prior commercial construction internships or work experience, very helpful, but not required.
  • Able to develop new skills and knowledge quickly.
  • Participate in training, seminars, task team meetings, etc.
  • Demonstrate expanding knowledge of construction details about miscellaneous metals, casework, doors, specialties, radiation protection, etc.
  • Strong computer skills including the ability to use word processing, spreadsheets, etc.
  • Possess good self-organizational and management skills, and strong verbal and written communication skills.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Engineering

Responsibilities

  • Learn about managing the project budget by controlling expenditures, coordinating owner and subcontractor billings, identifying work not covered by subcontractor, and ensuring successful office support related to overall cost and schedule.
  • Learn about Safety and Quality Control programs and how to coordinate actions to address problems.
  • Learn about company procedures, the correspondence process and handling, etc. with the Office Manager in accordance with the Operations Manual.
  • Learn how to review and process submittal data and shop drawings.
  • Understand how to coordinate submittals, deliveries, etc. that affect the project schedule with the Superintendent.
  • Monitor/review weekly and monthly status reports and weekly subcontractor meeting minutes, change orders, etc. to understand process.
  • Understand change documents and change proposal requests for price review.
  • May go with Project Engineer to meetings with architect and owner representatives to understand information required by owner, necessary progress reports and summaries, and how action plans from owner/architect meetings address all outstanding issues related to the project.
  • Learn how changes, clarifications, directives, RFIs, etc. are updated on “as-built” plans and coordinated with company supervision and subcontractors/suppliers.
  • Learn how to maintain RFI logs and change request log.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Charleston

Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Dependent & Medical Reimbursement)
  • Vacation Time
  • Sick Time
  • Holidays
  • Paid Volunteer time
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Employee Referral Bonus