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Posted:
8/24/2017
Job Category:
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The Walsh Group | Chicago, Illinois
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Job Description

Overview

Walsh is currently seeking a Fall Intern for our equipment group in Chicago, IL.

Walsh is a rapidly growing, highly diversified construction company, and we constantly seek builders and business people to join our industry-leading team. Walsh employees are "built to succeed" - competitive entrepreneurs with strong character who are energized by working on a team to meet challenges and are willing to take risks after careful planning. There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company:

* Challenging, complex projects
* Creative and innovative problem solving environment
* Supportive, communicative managers who reward your success
* Opportunities for growth, training, and development
* Flexibility to build what you want, where you want

Responsibilities

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The Intern will learn about multiple career paths in our company, and will be trained to become a full-time employee after college graduation. Some duties and responsibilities include:

* Assisting project manager or field supervision staff with project coordination
* Estimating cost for change orders
* Soliciting bidders and coordinate subcontractor activity
* Scheduling of various contracts and materials
* Document control
* Coordination of subcontractors
* Safety management
* Participation in team meetings
* Writing RFIs, submittals, and assisting in change orders

Qualifications

* Seeking a degree in construction management, civil engineering or other related field of study
* Previous work experience is a plus
* Must be able to work 20 - 40 hours a week
* Flexibility to relocate per work term is preferred
* Strong Microsoft Excel Skills
* Excellent oral and written communication
* Ability to prioritize work and meet project deadlines

Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/ Veteran

About The Walsh Group

Walsh has practiced general building construction since its foundation in 1898 by Matthew Myles Walsh; the firm has been a family held business since that time. Walsh Construction was incorporated in the State of Illinois in 1949; in order to facilitate national expansion efforts, The Walsh Group and additional subsidiary Archer Western Contractors were founded in 1983. Neither The Walsh Group nor either of its subsidiaries has ever failed to complete a contract.

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