Intern/Engineering Assistant (Summer 2013)
Req ID: 5276
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Division: Turner
Project Location(s): WASHINGTON DC US , 20005
Minimum Years Experience:
Travel Involved: None/Not Specified
Job Type: Full Time
Job Classification:  Intern
Education: Degree in Progress 
Job Family: Construction
Compensation: Not Specified
Position Description:


Reports to Project Engineer or Project Superintendent. Engineering role will involve assisting in   obtaining, coordinating and distributing the information and authorizations required to construct the project on time, within budget and to the quality specified. Superintendent role requires maintaining daily contact with subcontractor’s representatives, forepersons and other Turner Staff responsible for the protection and promotion of Turner Construction Company interests.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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.   
Perform other duties as necessary


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 and Interpersonal skills.  Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing. Computer skills and a familiarity with Microsoft office suite programs.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

Physical Demands:     Performance of the required duties will require physical ability to climb permanent and temporary stairs, passenger use of construction personnel hoists, ability to climb ladders and negotiate work areas under construction. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  Performing this job requires use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, sit, talk and hear, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.

Work Environment:  While performing the duties 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.



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