Project Engineer – Summer Intern

If you are an enthusiastic individual with a passion for learning and growing in the commercial/industrial building construction industry, we need you!  Come work alongside other construction professionals in a fast paced and exciting work environment.  You will have the opportunity to shadow other experienced Project Managers and Superintendents and receive practical real-world construction management experience.

AKRA Builders is an equal opportunity employer, and we offer a full benefits package including but not limited to profit sharing, 401K, health insurance, paid time off, along with a flexible and fun work environment.

Considered Applicants will possess the following attributes and perform the following duties:

  • At AKRA Builders Project Engineers are junior or entry-level project management and estimating professionals
  • Current students of construction management programs also encouraged to apply
  • Strong communication, time management and problem-solving skills
  • Will assist Preconstruction Team with bid solicitations, subcontractor bid evaluations, quantity take-offs, schedule preparation, etc.
  • Will assist Project Management Team with design coordination, submittals, RFIs, document control, subcontractor coordination, scheduling, change orders, and planning.
  • Will assist Field Management Team with material procurement, scheduling, and coordination.
  • General understanding of commercial building construction practices and terminology
  • Review and interpret drawings/specifications
  • Team oriented individual with a positive attitude and continual desire for learning

Preferred Consideration given to:

  • Self-motivated candidates with strong work ethic, detail oriented, strong interpersonal, organizational, communication and computer skills
  • Students pursuing degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Business or other related fields
  • Experience with Sage, AutoCad, Microsoft Project, Procore and Office Suite a plus
  • Previous experience with project management, estimating and/or field management exposure
  • Understanding of Design-Build delivery method
  • Understanding of Pre-Engineered Metal Building construction

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