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Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
11/23/2017
Job Category:
Education
2018 Summer Intern Program
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Skanska USA Building Inc | San Diego, CA
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Job Description

Skanska USA Civil West California District is looking for qualified intern candidates seeking to gain professional experience in the field of Heavy Civil Construction (transit/transportation), Civil Engineering and Construction Management for the 2018 Summer Internship Program.

Summer internships are typically 12 to 14 weeks in duration. Interns may work up to 40 hours per week. Internships will begin in May or June 2018 depending upon the location, assignment and intern availability.

Intern positions may include Office or Field Engineering, Cost Engineering, Electrical Engineering (specific to transit systems), Safety Engineering, Preconstruction and Estimating on a variety of Heavy Civil transportation and transit projects. Interns assist and support project or department supervisors by performing routine daily administrative and project related activities; gathers information and assists in coordination and completion of tasks.

What you'll do:

* Be flexible, willing to learn and ask questions!
* Assist with coordination of project activities as directed (in office or on project site as need)
* Performs estimating or accounting activities as requested with assistance
* Attend project meetings as required
* Performs other duties as assigned
* Conduct personal and program evaluation
* Prepare and present final presentation at close of internship

What we're looking for:

* Knowledge of basic phases of construction projects.
* Knowledge of mathematics functions (geometry, basic algebra and basic accounting).
* Understanding of MS Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Outlook are preferred.
* Prior experience with computer programs such as AutoCAD, Blue-Beam or SharePoint may be helpful.
* Prior introduction or general understanding of plan/spec reading is a plus.
* Ability to perform work in a timely, professional and efficient manner while effectively communicating with co-workers, supervisors, clients, subcontractors and other third parties.
* Ability to present information, written or verbally, in a clear and understandable manner.
* Ability to work with others in a team environment, exercising effective interpersonal skills.
* Ability to learn and adapt quickly to fast paced, deadline driven environment.
* Ability to comply with all company policies, practices and standards of performance.
* Ability to understand and follow directions.

Education and/or Experience

Qualified Intern candidates are typically full-time students enrolled at a college or university with junior or senior status who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a field of study such as Construction Management; Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Civil Engineering or related fields.

Proof of student enrollment required.

Work Environment/Job Conditions may include:

This job may be performed in an office environment or on a project site and requires frequent sitting (often working with a computer), frequent walking, standing, bending and reaching. Due to computer usage there may be repetitive motions of the hands and wrists. She/he must be able to navigate the jobsite and must comply with all company safety requirements in the office and on the jobsite.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by persons assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Duties and responsibilities may be added or changed as deemed appropriate by management at any time.

Skanska is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.

About Skanska USA Building Inc

Skanska USA Building Inc. is a leading national and local provider of construction, pre-construction consulting, general contracting and design build services to a broad range of U.S. industries, including biopharmaceutical, educational, high-tech, healthcare, transportation and sports and entertainment. The company, part of the Skanska AB global group of companies, is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, and has more than 5,300 employees in the U.S. and revenues of approximately $5 billion.