GRANITE CONSTRUCTION INCORPORATED OF DELAWARE Summer 2018 Internship- Utah Field in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah
Summer 2018 Internship- Utah Field Engineer (170001AG) General Summary This is a three to four month assignment where you will assist a Project Team with the management, field construction activities and documentation of a project. This is the best way to experience the heavy-civil industry and Granite Construction. Many students are able to get course credit, please check with your faculty advisor, and at the same time earn an income while learning. Essential Job Accountabilities 1. Communicate with Foremen and Superintendent to learn about field construction operations and to provide support. 2. Establish and maintain working relationships with owners, agencies, subcontractors, inspectors, & the local community. 3. Assist with the Project Environmental, Health, Safety requirements. 4. Assist the Project Engineer with approving time cards in HeavyJob. Ensure all equipment and employees are accounted for on timecards. 5. Assist with verifying quantities in FIS (Field Information Systems) and log quantities for cost and revenue tracking. 6. Assist the Project Engineer with generating and distributing daily cost reports (trucking, labor, equipment) to the Project Manager, Foreman & Superintendent. 7. Assist with the completion of daily reports documenting both Granite Construction and Subcontractor activities. 8. Place necessary material orders, survey requests, locates, etc. 9. Maintain a to-do list and diary. 10. Assist with the calculations of yields of materials used such as concrete, aggregate base & asphalt. 11. Tour jobsite daily with the Project Manager or Engineer to verify quantities claimed are correct and to stay current on overall job progress. 12. Additional responsibilities as needed. Qualifications Education * High School diploma required and current enrollment at an accredited institution of higher learning such as a college or university. Discipline to be focused in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mining Engineering or Construction Management. Work Experience * Previous construction experience is a plus Knowledge, skills, and abilities * Strong written and verbal communication skills * Proficiency with MS Office applications * Strong organizational skills * Attention to detail * Self motivated * Strong interpersonal skills * Able to work in a team environment * Problem solving Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to operate a computer keyboard. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and-or move 26 to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Granite Construction is an Affirmative Action-Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities and a Drug-Free Workplace.