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Lennar | Elmhurst, IL
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Job Description


Our Company:

Lennar Multifamily Communities (LMC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Lennar (NYSE:LEN), is a multifamily real estate development and operating company with a diverse portfolio of institutional quality multifamily rental communities across the US. Between our completed developments and pipeline, LMC controls nearly 100 communities across the US that exceeds 31,000 homes and $12 Billion in development costs and consists of high-rise, mid-rise and garden apartments.


Summary of Position:

The Construction Intern will work closely with a Superintendent and Project Manager in the field to gain hands-on work experience and to assist with managing the subcontractors and suppliers on a project site. Learn and apply construction management principles such as monitoring activities at construction sites, ensuring construction progresses as scheduled and contract specifications are adhered to, inspecting construction site daily, and working with contractors to schedule deliveries.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

* Assist in providing construction management/inspection services on a multifamily/mixed-use project.
* Assist in gathering information regarding field construction issues and assist in determining potential solutions and recommendations.
* Prepare, maintain and secure contract records including correspondence, contractor documents, meeting minutes, daily inspection reports, specifications, non-compliance notices, etc.
* Assist with providing support for reviews on construction projects to ensure objectives and assignments are conducted in conformance to contract documents.
* Prepare reports on field operations which may include findings and recommendations for corrective actions.
* Other related construction management support functions as needed.


Education and Experience Requirements:

* Full-time student at the Sophomore, Junior, Senior, or graduate level pursuing degree in Construction Management or related study is required.
* 1+ year of experience in construction or related experience is preferred.
* Knowledge of construction management theory and practice.
* Excellent computer skills - PC, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and Internet.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Attention to detail and ability to proof your own work and the work of others.
* Excellent organizational and time management skills, ability to take initiative, use good judgment, demonstrate a strong sense of urgency and follow-up and carry multiple projects through to completion.

Physical Requirements:

This is a position which requires the Construction Intern to frequently walk, stand, and climb stairs in/around construction sites, apartment homes, models and properties. Must maintain professional appearance and be able to work in a construction environment in all weather conditions (ex. rain, snow, heat, hail, wind, sleet), around hazardous chemicals, dust, dirt, and other particulates. Must also have the ability to read large quantities of information, operate computer equipment, speak, hear, bend, stoop, reach, lift, move and carry up to 50 lbs. independently. Finger dexterity is necessary.

Additional Requirements:

* Arrive to work on time.
* Ability to work evenings and/or weekends.
* Follow directions from a supervisor.
* Interact will with co-workers.
* Understand and follow posted work rules and procedures.
* Accept constructive criticism.

This description outlines the basic responsibilities and requirements for the position noted. This is not a comprehensive listing of all job duties of the Associates. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


About Lennar

Lennar Corporation is a homebuilder and a provider of financial services. The home building operations include the construction and sale of single-family attached and detached homes, multi-level residential buildings, as well as the purchase and sale of residential land directly, and through unconsolidated entities in which the Company have investments. The Company?s homebuilding activities operate in four business segments: Homebuilding East, Homebuilding Central, Homebuilding West and Homebuilding Houston. The Company?s financial services segment provides mortgage financing, title insurance and closed services for both buyers of the Company?s homes and others. The financial services segment operates in the same states as the homebuilding operations, as well as in other states. The Company?s subsidiaries include Universal American Mortgage Company, LLC and Eagle Home Mortgage, LLC.