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Field/Office Engineer Fall 2020 Co-Op - Kiewit Water Facilities South

Kiewit Corporation Dallas, TX
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Job Description

Requisition ID: 98299 

Job Level: Internship 

Department: Project Engineering 

Market: Water/Waste Water 

Employment Type: Full Time Temporary 

Position Overview

Are you interested in a hands-on real-world learning experience directly related to the skills needed in a full-time construction career?  In this internship, you will have the opportunity to develop, participate and learn key roles and functions within construction management. This position will take place during the Fall 2020 semester of school, starting mid-August and ending in mid-December 2020. 

 

Our mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunities for you to make one too through our construction operations. Whether we're boring tunnels through mountains, turning rivers into energy or building bridges that connect communities, we depend on our passionate, skilled, and safety-obsessed construction professionals to get it done right. You bring your big ideas, commitment to top quality, and an unwavering work ethic. In return, we offer huge career and travel opportunities and the satisfaction of building the next big thing from the ground up. There's a reason Kiewit attracts the best: we offer fast-paced excitement and fulfillment you won't find anywhere else.

District Overview

Kiewits Water Facilities South group is one of Kiewits leading water/wastewater districts specializing in constructing water treatment facilities, wastewater treatment facilities, and desalination plants. Although we are headquartered in Dallas TX, with regional offices in Miami FL and Atlanta GA, we also pursue various projects stretching across the country. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about infrastructure and committed to the construction industry as opposed to design. Because our people receive continuous and extensive training, hands-on experience and challenging responsibilities from the day they join our team, they quickly develop the expertise that has earned our district its reputation as the premier contractor in the southeast United States. 

Location

Kiewits Water Facilities South Group has a home office in Dallas, Texas but leads work all over the southern region of the United States. including, but not limited to, Florida, Georgia, and Texas. Detailed assignment information is included closer to your start date. 

Responsibilities

  •    Field engineering, operation planning, cost control, project scheduling, quantity tracking, material procurement, contract administration, estimating & supervision of field activities
  •    Performing engineering tasks requiring standard techniques and handling minor problems of a technical nature arising during construction
  •    Maintaining records as required regarding job progress, costs, material usage, etc.
  •    Planning and scheduling of job and/or job segments
  •    Investigating problems and/or reported incidents; identifying and recommending solutions/alternatives as appropriate
  •    Reviewing plans and specifications to determine material requirements (quantities and qualities), pricing of materials, etc.
  •    Working with suppliers as required facilitating the handling and expediting delivery of materials
  • Qualifications

  •    Ability to travel or relocate as needed 
  •    Ability to work full-time during the Fall 2020 semester of school (approximately late August-mid December)
  •    Currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in civil engineering, construction management or related 
  •    Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in a wide-ranging climates and environments  
  •    Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative 
  •    Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time 
  •    Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity 
  •    Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt 
  •    Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills 
  •    Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives 
  •    Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail 
  •    Other common names for this role: Office Engineer Intern, Office Intern, Field Intern
  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


















    Job Details

    Date Posted May 21, 2020
    Date Closes July 20, 2020
    Requisition 98299
    Located In Dallas, TX
    SOC Category 00-0000.00

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