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Intern 23-24 College Recruiting - Kansas City

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  • Internship
    Full-time
    Summer Internship
  • Construction & Surveying
  • Kansas City

Requirements

  • Enrolled and actively pursuing college or university accredited degree program; recommended majors include and not limited to Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, or other related field of study, and at minimum 1 year of completed education, and/or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Desire to work in construction management and to learn about construction industry
  • Flexible to work standard business hours and overtime as determined by assignment
  • Demonstrate interpersonal skills including student leadership, volunteerism, or other community involvement
  • Professional and clear verbal and written communication skills
  • Assume personal and professional accountability for own actions and activities
  • Proactive, curious, and eager to learn and participate
  • Able to work independently, with direction and supervison, and in team environment
  • Exceptional organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Able to take direction, learn and process information quickly, follow tasks through to completion
  • Basic computer and data entry skills and familiar with Microsoft Office suite of applications
  • General familiarity with general contracts, subcontractor documents, drawings, and specifications, desired
  • Some travel may be required, access to reliable transportation required

Responsibilities

  • Support project team with meeting coordination, material tracking, file management, document control, and progress reporting.
  • Provide progress reports to supervisor and be receptive to learning about construction management.
  • Relate and apply knowledge acquired in the academic setting to company/project setting.
  • Maintain professional relationships with employees, customers, clients, and subcontractors.
  • Participate in training, meetings, and orientation.
  • Other activities, duties, and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Based on the assignment, the following activities may be performed:
  • Assist with project start-up activities and provide support to Project Engineer, Project Superintendent, and/or Project Manager.
  • Assist with collection and review of information and approvals for processing shop drawings, submittals, and Requests for Information (RFIs).
  • Assist with preparation and distribution of information for contract requirements to appropriate parties.
  • Assist with preparation of estimates for changes in work from subcontractors.
  • Attend project site visits to observe and document construction field activities.
  • Assist with preparation of and conduct correspondence and communication as directed to Architects, Engineers, vendors, and subcontractors in connection with performing their assigned trades.
  • Assist with communication to Trades and subcontractors to understand and track job schedules.
  • Assist with monitoring contractor compliance with Turner’s safety program, as directed.
  • Assist with preparation of quantity take-offs and studies for project items using either traditional or computer-aided programs, learning and discussing details necessary to complete project.
  • Request and distribute subcontractor proposals relative to their scope of work to assemble proposals for delivery system.
  • Assist with project close out preparations.

Turner is a North America-based, international construction services company and is a leading builder in diverse markets

Real Estate & Construction
Industry
10,001+
Employees
1902
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Turner is a North America-based, international construction services company and is a leading builder in diverse and numerous market segments. The company has earned recognition for undertaking large, complex projects, fostering innovation, embracing emerging technologies, and making a difference for their clients, employees and community. OUR VISION To be the highest value provider of global construction services and technical expertise. Turner embraces a Lean management approach, and a culture that emphasizes collaboration, reliability of scheduling and delivery of the most value while consuming the fewest resources. Lean principles drive the efficient delivery of our services. Turner recognizes the importance of innovation and fostering a culture of continuous improvement. A key element of our company vision is to develop and embrace emerging technologies and processes. As part of our effort to achieve this vision, Turner has a culture where employees share their ideas and engagement with one another to develop innovative ideas as well as evaluate and implement improvements at Turner. Turner fosters a culture of diversity and inclusion in which all employees contribute creative ideas, seek challenges, and have the opportunity to grow. Our diverse and inclusive workforce positions the company to grow, enhances our presence in diverse markets, and helps us build enduring relationships with each other, industry partners, and our clients. Turner understands the environmental, social, and economic impact of our activities and that it is our responsibility to conduct our business in a transparent and ethical manner that supports our goals for client service, community involvement, environmental performance, financial strength and employee health, safety and well-being. Our core values of integrity, teamwork and commitment guide our activities and we expect the organizations with which we do business to share our commitments.