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Intern / Co-Op - Pittsburgh 2019

Turner ConstructionPittsburgh, PA9/21/2018
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Both the co-op and summer intern positions with Turner span a whole host of fun and unique assignments! Depending on the availcapability of each semester, you could expect to be placed on an active construction project in one of our many specialties, a department located in a main office working in preconstruction/estimating or business development, or assigned to one of our smaller divisions such as Special Projects. Either way, you will be exposed to real work and an opportunity to step in and help immediately.
Reports to Project Engineer, Superintendent or Department Leader. Engineering function will involve assisting in obtaining, coordinating and distributing this information and authorizations required to construct the project on time, within budget and to the quality specified. Field function requires maintaining everyday contact with subcontractor's representatives, forepersons and other Turner Staff responsible for the protection and promotion of Turner Construction Company interests.
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.
Preconstruction/Estimating: Assist in the preparation of complete quantity take-offs and studies for all items incorporated in the project using either traditional or computer-aided programs, discussing details necessary to complete the project with the assigned estimator. Prepare correspondence at the direction of the assigned estimator to Architects, Engineers, Vendors and Subcontractors in connection with performing their assigned trades. Request and distribute subcontractor proposals relative to their scope of work to assemble proposals for any delivery system.
Current 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 abilities and Interpersonal expertise. capability to communicate both verbally and in writing. Computer expertise and a familiarity with Microsoft office suite programs.

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Appropriate qualifications: Four-year college degree with formal engineering or architectural training or equivalent building construction practice and summer internship/co-op practice in construction highly desirable. Must have good interpersonal expertise, desire to learn, capability to communicate well both verbally and in writing, proficient with computer applications as required to execute responsibilities. A basic knowledge of scheduling programs preferred.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to prosperously perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to execute the essential functions. While performing the tasks 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 capability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: While performing the tasks 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.
*May perform other tasks as assigned. Where applicable, all activities will include disabled and veterans' organizations.
Turner is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
VEVRAA Federal Contractor
Turner is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities/ sexual orientation / gender identity. VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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Employment Type Seasonal/Temp
Job Type Construction
Education Not Specified
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Industry Construction
Required Travel Negligible
Job ID req5136

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