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PreConstruction Intern

Location: Nationwide  Posted On: April 13, 2016

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Job Description

  • Learn to read and interpret contract documents, drawings, and specifications.
  • Assist with Development and Organization of Project Document Control.
  • Assist with tracking, updating, and distribution of construction documents throughout preconstruction phase.
  • Assist with Meeting Minutes for Owner, Subcontractors, and Coordination meetings. Record and distribute these minutes.
  • Assist with Options Studies and Value Engineering for cost savings.
  • Assist with calling and soliciting bids for various subcontractor scopes of work.
  • Assist with schedule updates and photo documentation.
  • Assist in Project Setup in Preconstruction Excellence (Safety, Quality, Schedule, Cost, Subcontractors, and Client).
  • Assist in preparing scope sheets for estimate.
  • Assist in quantity and material take offs.
  • Assist in identifying and analyzing unique features of work on the construction project.
  • Assist in development of general conditions for the project.
  • Assist in utilizing 10 Group Studies to analyze historical costs

Preferred Skills

  • Previous “hands on” construction and estimating experience
  • Experience with Estimating software (OST)
  • Experience with Excel and Sketch Up for preconstruction
  • Experience with Document Control Software (Bluebeam)
  • Experience with bidding software programs (Building Connected, isqft, etc)

Essential Job Requirements

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Effective oral/written communication; effectively shares knowledge and information
  • Commitment to learning, staff development; ability to give/receive constructive
    feedback
  • Ability to make and support effective decisions within one’s scope of authority
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to plan and organize
  • Flexible and creative in finding new ways to improve the organization’s effectiveness.