Construction Management Internship

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Mid Atlantic Construction Group
505 Lendall Lane
Fredericksburg, VA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Full-time, Paid

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Description

Mid Atlantic Construction Group is a general contractor with significant experience in freestanding retail projects of significant magnitude and is well experienced working with a variety of different corporate owners. With an excellent background in design, construction management, general contracting, and petroleum construction, our blend of unique skills enables us to provide our clients with the highest level of value, quality, and speed to market.

As a full service general contractor specializing in convenience store petroleum related and retail construction, all pump and tank activities are performed with our own personnel. Our Senior Management staff, all of whom are working partners in our organization, each possess 25 years field experience in the General Contracting / Petroleum industry. All field personnel are 30 hour OSHA trained and certified.


Our Mission

We will strive to provide a safe, clean, challenging, productive, responsible and fun working environment founded on the principles of self respect, courtesy, honesty, integrity and a positive attitude to create and build advancement and growth opportunities dependent upon merit. In doing so, we pledge to be “Best in Class” to provide highest standards of quality, professionalism, value and service to all of our customers at fair and competitive prices. We will work to develop lasting and ongoing subcontractor and vendor relationships based upon trust and our mutual commitment and determination to provide operational excellence. We will ensure the longevity and continue growth of our company through repeat and referral business achieved by customer satisfaction in all areas.

Responsibilities

Typical Responsibilities Include:
• Assist in a wide range of tasks required for the management of an active construction project as listed below, and managing sub-tasks as assigned.

• Office:
o Assist in creation, submission and follow up of project documents.
o Submittals, RFIs, Changes
o Assist with the coordination of contractors.
o Attend meetings including project design and planning, pre-bid, pre-construction award, job and progress meetings.
o Assist in the scheduling and supervision of required testing and monitoring results.
o Assist with punch-list and project close-out activities.
o Assist in bidding work.
o Developing bid list, bid invite, follow up calls.
o Assist in the review of design progress submittals and contractor qualifications.
o Assist in interpretation of contract plans, specifications, and construction plans.
o Assist in preparation of cost estimates, review of progress payments, and claims evaluation.
o Assist in evaluation of change proposals and in preparation of change orders.
• Field:
o Assist in the preparation of daily field reports, notes, and meeting minutes.
o Assist in the scheduling and supervision of required testing.
o Assist with the coordination of contractors both daily and through a two week look ahead.
o Assist Field Representative in inspection of construction work.
• Learning Opportunities Include:
o Observing the various phases of building and renovation projects.
o Improving communication, coordination, and leadership skills.
o Interacting with contractors, consultants, and clients.
o Applying knowledge from college coursework to construction site assignments.
o Applying hands-on experience gained from internship to future class projects.
o Observing current engineering practices and designs.
o Reading blueprints, scope of work documents, and specifications.
o Using critical thinking skills to solve mechanical or design issues.
o Gaining exposure to a variety of construction management areas including coordinating trades, client relations, change orders, safety inspections, and punch-lists.

Requirements

Minimum criteria shall include the following:

1. Completion of sophomore year in engineering, architecture, business, or related program.
2. Understanding of construction terminology.
3. Ability to read drawings
4. Goal oriented and capable of working independently.

How To Apply

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