Co-Op/Intern – Carolinas

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: Carolinas
Project Location(s): Charlotte, NC 28209 USA
Minimum Years Experience:
Travel Involved:
Job Type: Temporary
Job Classification: Intern
Education: Degree in Progress
Job Family: Construction
Compensation: Intern Non-Exempt

Position Description:  Reports to Project Engineer or Project Superintendent.  Engineering role will involve assisting in obtaining, coordinating and distributing the information and authorizations required to construct the project on time, within budget and to the quality specified. Superintendent role requires maintaining daily contact with subcontractor’s representatives, forepersons and other Turner Staff responsible for the protection and promotion of Turner Construction Company interests.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities*:  Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: 

  • Engineering:  Obtain information and approvals for processing of shop drawings and submittals. Distribute information required for construction to appropriate parties. Assist in the preparation of contract items list.
  • Superintendent:  Monitor field variations and keep the Project Superintendent informed of any changes. Ensure that sub-contractors understand job schedules and make every effort to meet them. Ensure contractor compliance with Turner’s safety program and all applicable safety codes and regulations.  Perform other duties as necessary.
  • Qualifications: Must be a student at a college or university offering degree programs; intense interest and passion for the Construction Industry and a desire to work in a team environment. Demonstrate leadership and interpersonal skills.  Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing. Computer skills and a familiarity with Microsoft office suite programs.

     

    Physical Demands:  Performance of the required duties will require physical ability to climb permanent and temporary stairs, passenger use of construction personnel hoists, ability to climb ladders and negotiate work areas under construction. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  Performing this job requires use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, sit, talk and hear, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.

     

    Work Environment:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works on-site at the construction work site where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock.  The noise in these work environments is usually moderate to very loud. Employees must occasionally lift or move up to 75 pounds.

     

    *May perform other duties as assigned.  Where applicable, all activities will include disabled and veteran’s organizations.

     

 

Turner is an Equal Opportunity Employer — minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.
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