Field/Office Engineer Intern (Summer 2019) - Mass Electric Transportation

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Date: Nov 30, 2018

Location: Nationwide, TX, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 76770     

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-Transportation has a 55-year tradition of outstanding performance on some of the nation’s most high-profile transportation projects. To date, we have completed over $3 billion in transportation projects nationwide. With our skilled and dedicated personnel, combined with cutting-edge installation methods and project controls, MEC is setting new standards across every aspect of the market.
Our operations:
•    Signal systems
•    Overhead contact systems
•    Traction power and communication systems
•    And more 
Do you think you have the ability to be the “front lines” of the engineering effort on a construction project? Are you able to master and execute all aspects of administrative and technical project controls? Do you have an unyielding desire to build work at the lowest cost while elevating our safety and quality programs? If so, then our team is looking for you.
We’d like someone with a particular passion for building best-in-class construction projects. This position will initially be located in the US; however, the position requires the ability to relocate to Canada. As we keep working hard, we have plenty of fun along the way and stay focused executing our long-term strategic goals. Are you ready?

Location
We have projects all across the United States, so our people must be willing to go where the work is. Job assignment location will be determined closer to your start date.

Responsibilities
•    Build complex projects
•    Make a profound impact
As a Field Engineer Transit Systems Intern you’ll be introduced to a variety of office and field activities as well as estimating in order to develop your understanding of construction. You’ll work with:
•    Shop drawings
•    Submittals
•    Schedules
•    Take offs
•    Pay requests
•    Contract changes
•    Project documentation
This position will typically report into a Field Engineer or Project Engineer. You will also have responsibility for working with crews and other office personnel. You will have a role on the front-lines of the most important projects we build.

Qualifications 

•    Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in construction management, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, or a related degree.
•    Broad knowledge and ability to understand project scheduling and cost control, and to read and understand project owner specifications and engineering drawings.
•    Strong work ethic — willing to do what it takes to get the job done. This position will require more than 40 hours/week. 
•    Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt (OSHA certification preferred)
•    Highly motivated, with the demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative
•    Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity
•    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  
•    Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications
•    Working knowledge of computers and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

About Kiewit 
As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2017 revenues of $8.7 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 22,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.

How We’re Different
•    Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record
•    We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development
•    Internships are a great opportunity to explore many different specialty construction and engineering areas within Kiewit and get important hands-on experience
•    Our interns have meaningful relations to the industry's top talent for guidance, and have significant responsibilities in real-world areas of the Kiewit organization
•    Our long-standing internship program has launched many Kiewit careers, including our Chairman and CEO’s

Kiewit is 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.


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