Turner Construction Company Engineering Assistant Intern - Great Lakes Region in Chicago, Illinois

Division: Great Lakes

Project Location(s): Chicago, IL 60603 USA

Minimum Years Experience:

Travel Involved:

Job Type: Seasonal

Job Classification: Intern

Education: Degree in Progress

Job Family: Construction

Compensation: Intern Non-Exempt

The purpose of the internship is to provide the student with supervised practice at

the work site or in the office in the continuing daily operations of construction. Interns will assist the Engineer and/or the Superintendent in the field through assistance, coordination and distribution of information required to construct the project on time, within budget and to quality standard. The

intern reports to the Project Engineer or Project Superintendent.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities*:

  • Assist the Engineer with obtaining information and approvals for processing shop drawings and submittals.

  • Disseminate Construction information to appropriate parties.

  • Assist in the preparation of contract items list

  • Monitor field variations and keep the Project Superintendent informed of any changes.

  • Ensure that subcontractors understand and adhere to the job schedule.

  • Ensure subcontractor compliance with Turner’s safety program, safety codes and regulations.

  • Perform other duties as necessary or assigned.

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 in a standalone trailer 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.

*May perform other duties as necessary or assigned.

Turner is an Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity. VEVRRA Federal Contractor

  • Working toward a four year degree in Engineering or Architecture or equivalent is preferredand a basic knowledge of building construction experience. Capable ofidentifying problems and recommending corrective actions. Computer skills andfamiliarity with Microsoft Office suite programs. Strong ability to demonstrateleadership and interpersonal skills and teamwork with the ability tocommunicate well both verbally and in writing. Desire to learn.

Turner is an Equal Opportunity Employer — minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor