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Construction Management Intern
Location:  Huntington, UT, US, 84528
Company:  Nielson Construction

 

City:  Huntington
State:  Utah
Postal/Zip Code: 84528

 

Nielson Construction & Materials, is a member of the Oldcastle Materials West Division; Our purpose, commitment to the future, and formula for growth is to champion the safety, empowerment, and development of our employees.  We strive to be The Preferred Source of quality sand, rock, landscape products, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, paving and construction services.  We succeed as a team by embracing integrity, mutual respect, innovation, service, sustainability, and financial strength.

 

 

 

Position Overview

 

This is an internship/trainee position working to gain further experience in the construction management field.  This position involves supporting and working under an experienced Estimator and/or Project Manager.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

 

  • Work as a project manager trainee
  • Learn how to find, bid and build heavy construction projects
  • Work with current bidding software
  • Set up contracts and sub contracts
  • Work with estimators
  • Work with project managers and construction crew foreman
  • Work on a construction crew and/or prep crew
  • Spend time with foreman learning how to prepare for the job and set up job
  • Learn about construction equipment – various uses and skills required
  • Work with Operations Manager/accounting on monthly projections
  • Understand job cost
  • Review workload
  • Understand basics with P&L
  • Review financial statements

 

Qualifications

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.

 

Education/Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

  • Current enrollment in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or related field degree program

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  • Work Requirements

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.

  • Ability to write correspondence.

  • Ability to effectively present information in one on one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. .

  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiple and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.Ability to compute, rate, ration, percent, land to draw and interpret bar graphs.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should be able to type and use keyboards accurately and have knowledge of Database software.

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Must have a current and valid driver’s license.

 

Key Competencies

  • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs.

  • Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit.

  • Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.

  • Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently.

  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions.

  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.

  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.

  • Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed.

  • Innovation - Generates suggestions for improving work.

  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

 

What Oldcastle Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs

 

About Oldcastle

Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!

 

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Nielson Construction is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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