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Field/Office Engineer Intern - Mass Electric Industrial - Summer 2021

Location: 

Boston, MA, US Lake Charles, LA, US LaVerne, CA, US Gregory, TX, US

Requisition ID: 108959 

Job Level: Internship 

Department: Project Engineering 

Market: Industrial 

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. 

 

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

Mass Electric Construction Co. is a subsidiary of the Kiewit Corporation.  Since our founding in 1928 in Boston, Massachusetts, Mass. Electric Construction’s philosophy has been to pursue electrical projects that require a higher level of technical and logistical skill.  MEC Industrial has organized strategically to actively participate and capture projects in the growing industrial market.  We intend to effectively compete and win in traditional and alternate delivery procurements and position ourselves for a sustainable future. We self-perform the majority of our work and are looking for people committed to the industrial construction industry. 

Location

One of the many things that makes Kiewit’s culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs. 

 

MEC Industrial is based out of Waltham, MA and has work all across the country. These projects are happening in large cities and small towns, so you have a chance to experience it all! Job assignment location will be determined 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 summer (approximately May-August)
•    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.


Mass. Electric Construction Co. (MEC) is one of the nation's premier electrical contractors serving the industrial and transportation markets. We’ve earned an industry-wide reputation for sticking to our high standards in everything we do. 

We believe in the benefits of investing in our people. Around here, learning and improving go hand-in-hand with going to work each day. You’ll constantly increase your knowledge, sharpen your skills and gain new experiences. 

If you're ready for a career that can take you places, look no further.