Intern (Houston)

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: Houston
Project Location(s): Houston, TX 77040 USA
Minimum Years Experience:
Travel Involved: 0-10%
Job Type: Temporary
Job Classification: Intern
Education: Degree in Progress
Job Family: Construction
Compensation: Intern Non-Exempt

The Intern position will/may maintain contact on the working level with subcontractor’s Foremen; assists in carrying out a variety of basic field duties at the job site related to the general construction of non-residential buildings, stadiums, and parking structures by personally performing the following duties.  In the performance of these functions, the Intern is responsible for the protection and promotion of the interests of Turner Construction Company in all matters.

 

Assist in maintaining blueprints and field books.
Assist in preparing daily construction reports.
Assist in preparation of a contract items list.
Insure that materials and equipment are released for fabrication or manufacture in time to meet the construction schedule.
Prepare estimates for the changes in the works from subcontractors.
Check work as it is being placed to be sure it is accurate within accepted tolerance.
Study contract drawings, specifications and shop drawings to insure proper coordination of built-in-items.
Perform various responsibilities as assigned by the Assistant Superintendent, Project Engineer, Project Superintendent such as overseeing certain subcontractor work activities to insure timely and accurate performance of subcontractor work; performing certain subcontractor supervision duties; or performing certain engineering duties.
Assist in the preparation of final records for the project.
Maintain EEO compliance
Perform other duties as assigned

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as blueprints, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Shows initiative to perform duties beyond assignment-specific duties. Demonstrate self-motivation, maturity, management know-how, leadership, and interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing; present well as a person. A basic understanding of accounting and cost control procedures. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Project Management software, Spreadsheet software, and a familiarity with Microsoft office suite of programs. Knowledge of Prolog Manager and P6 scheduling and Safety desirable.

    Performance of the required duties may 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.  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.

     

     

 

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

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