Engineering Interns

Performance Contracting, Inc. (Pci)San Diego, CA

14 days ago


Job Title

Internship - Construction Management

Job Location

San Diego, Los Angeles, Anaheim, Benicia, Livermore, Alameda, North Highlands, and other locations in California

Job Overview

Performance Contracting is offering a summer internship program for college students. This program aims to provide interns with valuable experience and insight into the specialty construction industry. Throughout the internship, interns will receive mentorship, engage in hands-on activities, and gain a solid foundation in construction management.


Hourly wage: $25 an hour

Relocation reimbursement and corporate housing option provided


During the internship, interns will participate in various activities to develop their skills and knowledge in construction management. Some of the tasks include:

  • Learning how to write detailed proposals
  • Preparing bid analysis and review
  • Understanding and demonstrating project scheduling
  • Attending pre-bid walk-throughs
  • Learning the management process of project labor control, material handling, and job-cost analysis
  • Effectively managing subcontractors, materials, and equipment
  • Working directly with owners, construction managers, architects, engineers, and contractors
  • Assisting in the preparation of quantity take-offs
  • Maintaining accurate and timely project documentation and correspondence
  • Understanding the preparation of a financial job cost analysis
  • Learning the administration of the corporate safety program to ensure job site safety
  • Understanding specialized equipment utilization
  • Tracking and costing value material handling


Basic Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate student seeking a Construction Management, Construction Engineering, or comparable degree
  • Reliable source of transportation
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
  • A clear understanding of how to read and understand specifications and drawings
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to learn new job skills by engaging in the technical aspects of the job and applying new skills as they are taught
  • Customer service skills
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multitask

Preferred Requirements:

  • Demonstrated baseline construction knowledge acquired through relevant work experience or completion of a second-year construction management/engineering curriculum
  • Basic knowledge of BlueBeam, AutoCAD, and/or OnScreen Takeoff is a plus

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People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Mechanical Engineering38%

  • Engineering14%

  • Civil Engineering8%

  • Electrical And Electronics Engineering7%

  • Chemical Engineering4%

  • 220 other majors26%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • Boeing
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Ford Motor Company
  • General Motors
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For San Diego, CA | $5,168/mo

  • Housing/Rent$3,028

  • Miscellaneous$925

  • Food$487

  • Utilities$383

  • Transportation$345


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