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Job Description

Intern/Co-Op Student

EMJ Special Projects, formerly Accent Construction Services, is a specialized business unit within EMJ's family of companies.

EMJ is one of the top General Contractors in the nation, ranked #69 in the ENR. We are a family of construction-industry companies offering challenging career-growth opportunities. Our executives are selfless leaders who empower their employees through what we call "Servant Leadership". We are experienced in all types of projects including retail, distribution centers and warehouses, office buildings, lifestyle/mixed use development, hotels/multifamily, worship centers, education, entertainment/sports, medical, parking structures, and renovations.

We are looking for the next generation of leaders to grow with us. Our Internship program is hiring motivated, self-sufficient go-getters who desire hands-on experience in various roles of the construction industry. This program prepares students for their lifelong careers by giving them invaluable experience that will bring the lessons learned in college classrooms to life.

Our Chattanooga office is looking for a Fall 2017 Intern or Co-Op Student.

Please note that our program is designed to be a Co-Op program, however, we will accept Interns and highly encourage the individual to commit to multiple terms with us.

Position Summary:

The Intern/Co-Op position assists all team members of a project. This position is recommended to be at least a two semester (non-consecutive, spring/fall plus a summer) rotation that promotes a well-rounded experience to educate on the basics of the entire construction progress. The Intern/Co-Op is encouraged to use self-motivation to seek out educational opportunities among team members to expand upon the learning objectives outlined below. The Intern/Co-Op should try to experience at least one example of the objectives below during each applicable term as an Intern/Co-Op.

What You Will Be Doing:


* Identify and mitigate safety issues and conduct a safety meeting
* Identify and mitigate SWPPP issues and conduct a SWPPP inspection
* Create an RFI and understand the log
* Participate in the quality control program and conduct a first work inspection
* Prepare daily reports
* Read and understand subcontract agreements
* Update and maintain the job site plans
* Read and understand shop drawings
* Participate in a planning meeting

Project Management

* Update the Project Manager's drawings
* Assist in the close out process
* Assist in preparing submittal logs and reviewing select submittals
* Assist in the payment process, and collecting lien waivers
* Assist in preparing a material delivery log
* Collect subcontractor pricing and verify scope
* Participate in a OAC or BIC Meeting


* Assist in bid solicitation
* Assist in bid preparation
* Conduct a reference check
* Participate in a buyout meeting
* Perform a quantity take off
* Assist in budgeting
* Understand and participate in our C2C process

What You Need For This Position:

* College or University student who is pursuing a degree in Construction Science, Civil Engineering, or a related degree
* Self-Motivation/Self-Starter
* Well organized and able to accomplish a variety of tasks in an efficient and timely manner

EMJ Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EMJ Corporation uses E-Verify.

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