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Construction Intern - Providence, RI in Providence, RI at Gilbane

Date Posted: 9/16/2018

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Job Description

At Gilbane we’re building more than buildings, we’re helping create schools, hospitals, laboratories and other facilities across the United States and throughout the world that will be helping people live better for decades to come. As a fifth generation family business we’ve built the best team in the industry with a culture of caring that treats every one of our employees as a trusted member of the Gilbane family. We also invest in our employees’ education and have built Gilbane University into the top training organization in the construction industry. If you have the desire to make a real difference in people’s lives and become part of a growing organization that treats you like a member of the family – you will feel right at home at Gilbane.

PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Construction Intern is responsible for assisting project staff on a Construction Management project.

TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES: Construction Intern typical responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Learn Gilbane’s construction methods and practices through a work assignment on a job site field team
  • Assist project engineering, accounting and superintending staff with daily duties:
    • Manage project document flow
    • Take progress photos of jobsite
    • Review and approve submittals
    • Submit RFIs
    • Handle change management process
  • Participate in business unit office activities including orientation program, training sessions and peer group meetings

 

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION

  • Currently enrolled in Engineering, Construction Management or similar program
  • Prior exposure to construction industry is a plus
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

WORKING CONDITIONS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently or occasionally required to:

  • Sit, stand or walk
  • Climb or balance
  • Stoop, crouch and step over obstacles
  • Lift and/or move up to 50 lbs
  • Work in outdoor conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity
  • Work in environment with dust, loud noise and/or vibrations

Gilbane is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Gilbane has an unwavering focus on safety, the environment and caring about everyone involved in our work.

Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

Gilbane is not accepting unsolicited resumes from third party recruiters at this time.

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