The Construction Internship gives college students the opportunity to augment their education by performing real world tasks at a major commercial construction firm over a 2 to 3 month summer span. Interns hold meaningful responsibilities in the field and the in the office to help determine their abilities and fit for potentially later being hired upon graduation. Generally, this program draws its participants from recruiting activity at local colleges and universities.
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified.
Learn the estimating processes and procedures while providing valuable assistance to the professional estimating staff.
Aid in pricing alternates
Help ensure complete coverage
May assist the professional scheduling staff while learning the scheduling and logistics processes and procedures
Learn the essential functions and processes of project management thorough on-the-job training, assisting project managers in most aspects of their work. May include:
Help office courier
Learn procedures for purchase orders, trade contracts and subcontracts
Aid in set up of job files and logs using Microsoft products and/or other software
Assist project team with shop drawings, samples, catalog data (plans and specifications)
Set up logs consisting of trade/subcontractors and suppliers and assist project team in acquiring Insurance certificates, Contracts, Applications for payment, Material delivery, and Equipment delivery.
Distribute information in the form of letters of transmittal as required by project team
Learn phone etiquette
Quote changes. Help acquire pricing and telephone follow-ups.
Document instructions, requests, decisions, etc., in writing.
Review and track equipment list.
May attend weekly owner/architect/contractor coordination meetings.
Gain a thorough understanding of company processes and procedures relative to field operations as well as a full appreciation for the responsibilities of the job superintendent, including the nature of the working relationship between the project manager and the superintendent.
Assist in field operations as deemed necessary by the project manager and superintendent.
Perform plan and specification review
Must be currently enrolled in an accredited Bachelor or Master Degree program scheduled to graduate after December 2018.
Studying construction management, architecture, civil or related engineering major is preferred.
Internal Number: 27040646
Founded in Sydney in 1958 by Dutch immigrant and innovator Dick Dusseldorp, Lendlease was born out of a vision to create a company that could successfully combine the disciplines of financing, development and investment. Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, Lendlease has approximately 12,000 employees internationally. Our regional head offices are located in New York, Singapore and London. We have secured major urban regeneration projects such as: Barangaroo South, Darling Square, Victoria Harbour and Brisbane Showgrounds in Australia; Elephant & Castle and International Quarter London in the United Kingdom; Paya Lebar Quarter and Tun Razak Exchange in Asia; and Riverline in the United States.