Burns & McDonnell Project Controls Intern in Houston, Texas
Our Construction Interns are responsible for performing tasks requiring the application of standard construction techniques and procedures.
Specifically within scheduling and cost control our interns responsibilities include monitoring and forecasting project budgets, contracting costs, and actual money spent. They develop baseline schedules, perform periodic updates and report on earned value. They also review project invoices and coordinate payment with accounts payable department.
Assist with obtaining project data to establish engineering schedules.
Assist with monitoring and forecasting project budgets, contracting costs, and actual money spent.
Assist with quality control evaluations tracing and filing.
Assist with contract administration, project correspondence, and document control of engineering drawings.
Adhere to Burns & McDonnell Safety standards.
All other duties as assigned.
Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in engineering, construction management, or other related field from accredited program.
Must be currently enrolled in good standing. Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.
Prior internship and/or related consulting experience preferred.
Actively involved in campus, community or other volunteer activities or organizations.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
Basic knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office programs, including, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Demonstrated leadership skills.
Self-motivated and eager learner, aptitude to grow and develop within the field.
Candidates must be legally authorized to work, without restrictions or without need for work sponsorship, in the country where this position is located, for the duration of the internship.
Job Construction Services Intern
Primary Location US-CO-Denver
Other Locations US-CT-Wallingford, US-CA-Brea, US-TX-Houston
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
About Burns & McDonnell
Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.
We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.
At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.
Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
Req ID: 182306