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Internship 2024 - Construction

🚀 Summer Internship

Portland

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  • You: Strong academic background in construction management or related field. Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and willing to travel for in-person inspections and client meetings. Must be able to work independently and collaboratively with strong communication and problem-solving skills.
  • You will support project managers, conduct construction site visits, manage scope/schedule/budget, build relationships, document critical systems, coordinate vendor deliveries, and assist with program financial models. Attend trainings for continuing education.

Summer Internship

Construction & Surveying, EngineeringPortland

Description

  • With broader and deeper capabilities than any other company, Turner and Townsend Heery (TTH) provides full-service project management solutions, offering differentiated, integrated results to public and private clients. A TTH Project Management internship launches your career in construction and project management by working alongside our knowledgeable professionals. Our associates will gain valuable real-life experience and learn the business by working on TTH projects.
  • Recognized for service excellence by a broad spectrum of professional organizations and industry publications, the talented multidisciplinary team at Turner & Townsend Heery exceeds client expectations — adding value, best practice and expertise at every turn. The team's unique client-centric culture is integrated into each project and reflects a passion for the built environment and staying true to the client’s vision.
  • The Lake Oswego Office (just south of Portland) of TTH serves public and private sector with a broad range of integrated services, primarily in project and construction management, but also facilities management, commissioning services, and strategic consulting. This internship will work primarily out of the Lake Oswego office focused on projects in Portland, with potential opportunities in Central and Southern Oregon.

Requirements

  • This internship is designed for candidates with a strong academic background, preferably in Construction Management, Project Management, or an engineering-related degree. Applicants should identify as self-motivated, creative, and disciplined, seeking to excel in the Project Management Owner’s Representation Industry.
  • Current college junior, senior, or graduate level student
  • Interest or experience in a Design, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, or other engineering disciplines, Construction Trades Apprenticeship, Construction or Project Management career
  • Experience with Google Suites, Microsoft Project, or other construction related software
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Ability to network and develop strong relationships
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Solid written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Internship will require weekly in-person inspections, review of equipment installation, and client meetings. Candidates should expect to regularly commute to the assigned office and area sites. Relocation and transportation support is not available, but candidates will receive mileage reimbursement for project-specific travel.

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Undergraduate
Third Year
Final Year

Area of Responsibilities

Construction & Surveying
Engineering

Responsibilities

  • The intern will report to the assigned Program Manager and will support the project management staff in their everyday role, learning and performing the following:
  • Construction Management support to team project managers.
  • Construction observation site visits, photo documentation, and report creation.
  • Assist in managing the scope, schedule, and budget of the program.
  • Build working relationships across the team.
  • Balance the needs of the internal and external stakeholders across the project team.
  • Documentation of critical systems installed on active construction projects.
  • Construction documentation research and verification to answer formal requests for information (RFI) and architect’s supplemental instructions (ASI) and confirm submittal conformance to specifications.
  • Managing vendor furniture deliveries and logistical support for projects.
  • Project management information systems software support through scanning, organizing, and electronic file management.
  • Attend meetings and convert decisions into progress reports.
  • Assist with the development of program financial models and stakeholder presentations.
  • Attend at least one training, workshop, or presentation regarding project management, construction management, sustainable design, or other related discipline for continuing professional education.
  • Some of the expected educational outcomes:
  • Develop and use project management skills to ensure scope, budget, and schedule balance with client expectations and outcomes.
  • Understand the dynamic complexities of business, construction, and project management.
  • Understand the standards of professionalism in the workplace.
  • Understand current industry trends specific to the Pacific Northwest with a concentration on long-term career growth opportunities in Oregon.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Portland