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Co-Op/Intern (Nashville, Huntsville, Memphis)

Turner Construction • Nashville, TN

Posted 16 days ago

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Degree - High School


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Job Description

Both the co-op and summer intern positions with Turner span a whole host of fun and unique assignments! This job posting is for our 2018 Spring, Summer and Fall needs of projects/departments in our different geographical areas (Nashville, Memphis or Huntsville), Depending on the availability of each semester, you could expect to be placed on an active construction project in one of our many specialties, a department located in a main office working in preconstruction/estimating or business development, or assigned to one of our smaller divisions such as Special Projects or Self Perform Operations. Either way, you will be exposed to real work and an opportunity to step in and help immediately.

Reports to Project Engineer, Superintendent or Department Leader. Engineering role will involve assisting in obtaining, coordinating and distributing this information and authorizations required to construct the project on time, within budget and to the quality specified. Field role requires maintaining daily contact with subcontractor’s representatives, forepersons and other Turner Staff responsible for the protection and promotion of Turner Construction Company interests.

Engineering:  Obtain information and approvals for processing of shop drawings and submittals. Distribute information required for construction to appropriate parties. Assist in the preparation of contract items list.
Superintendent:  Monitor field variations and keep the Project Superintendent informed of any changes. Ensure that sub-contractors understand job schedules and Make every effort to meet them. Ensure contractor compliance with Turner’s safety program and all applicable safety codes and regulations.   

Preconstruction/Estimating: Assist in the preparation of complete quantity take-offs and studies for all items incorporated in the project using either traditional or computer-aided programs, discussing details necessary to complete the project with the assigned estimator. Prepare correspondence at the direction of the assigned estimator to Architects, Engineers, Vendors and Subcontractors in connection with performing their assigned trades. Request and distribute subcontractor proposals relative to their scope of work to assemble
proposals for any delivery system.

*May perform other duties as necessary

Job Requirements

Current student at a college or university offering degree programs; intense interest and passion for the Construction Industry and a desire to work in a team environment. Demonstrate leadership and Interpersonal skills.  Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing. Computer skills and a familiarity with Microsoft office suite programs.

Performance of the required duties will require physical ability to climb permanent and temporary stairs,
passenger use of construction personnel hoists, ability to climb ladders and negotiate work areas under construction. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  Performing this job requires use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, sit, talk and hear, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may regularly work on-site at the construction work site
where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock.  The noise in these work environments is usually moderate to very loud. Employees must occasionally lift or move up to 75 pounds.

Turner is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities/ sexual orientation / gender identity. VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Job ID: req3925
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