2020-2021 Entry Level Engineer (Construction General Contractor)

Turner Construction     Construction     General Contracting     -     March 18, 2020

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

Position Overview

Division: Seattle Main
Project Location(s): Seattle, WA 98134 USA
Minimum Years Experience: 4 year degree
Travel Involved: 0-10%
Job Type: Regular
Job Classification: Entry
Education: Bachelors Degree
Job Family: Construction
Compensation: Salaried Non-Exempt

TURNER CONSTRUCTION IS HIRING 2021 GRADS! 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. In the Seattle area, we have been responsible for such iconic projects as Century Link Field, the renovation of Husky Stadium, and the historic renovation of Pike Place market. You can currently see our tower cranes dotting the Seattle and Bellevue skies.  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.

We know choosing an employer to begin your career with is a big decision, which is why Turner prides itself on its career development and training programs. With more than 1,500 national projects each year, we ensure each individual’s career path is fulfilling and dynamic. 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: The Engineering Assistant has the opportunity to learn about and contribute to the administration of all engineering scopes on an assigned construction project, assisting with budget, scheduling, communication, and other matters as assigned by the Project Engineer. The Engineering Assistant will interface regularly on site with fellow 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.

Reports To: Project Engineer

Essential 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: Minimum of four years of college with formal engineering or architectural training or equivalent 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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