Construction Management Intern - Fall 2023

Posted on June 24, 2023 by InternPlug

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Job Description

Position Overview:

An exciting internship opportunity during Spring 2023 for college students or recent college graduates offering a mixture of office and field experience working on a variety of heavy construction projects. The project engineer intern will work under the direction of an assigned project manager, senior estimator, and/or project administrator and will quickly gain experience with hands-on construction management activities. The internship assignment will primarily be in the field at multiple jobsites, with some hours in an office environment.

About the Projects:

Municipal water and wastewater treatment plants, streetscapes, emergency water/sewer repair projects

  • Project duration: Project durations and sizes vary. Intern may be assigned to projects with a scheduled duration under one month and/or may be assigned to projects with multiple year duration
  • Project Location: Sellersburg, IN, Louisville, KY, Lexington, KY, and additional locations if applicable
  • Project Descriptions:
    • Rehabilitate and expand the existing wastewater treatment. Work includes maintaining existing treatment capacity throughout construction, maintenance of flow, rehabilitation of existing unit process, equalization basin, administration building, electrical and pumping systems; construction of a new headworks, oxidation ditch, clarifier, reaeration basin, UV disinfection system, 36 inch outfall, solids dewatering building, electrical building, control and SCADA system including all associated piping and support infrastructure.
    • Removal of existing curbs. sidewalks & traffic light, installing new curbs, sidewalks, installing Pave Drain Pavers, installing brick paver sidewalk, installing storm pipe, stormwater structures, installing schedule 40 pipe for street lighting, new street lights and electric associated with street lights, installing ADA ramps, bituminous surface and other miscellaneous items.
    • Construction of a 40 deep pump station that will pump through a force main to a proposed tie-in location where the force main will be connected to an existing dual force main system.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides administrative and technical support to project management
  • Assists with document control and management, creation and tracking of submittals, cost tracking, and schedule updates
  • Assists with required documentation to answer and respond to governmental agency requests
  • Coordinates submittals for construction plans
  • Reads through and understands specification books to ensure compliance and project quality
  • Manages and prepares daily reporting, and construction logs.
  • Other tasks as assigned


  • Sophomore to Senior-level college student or recent college graduate
  • Major in Construction Management or related field
  • 0-2 years of experience in construction, preferred
  • Must be able to read and understand technical documents
  • Must have strong analytical and communication skills
  • Self-starter who is detail-oriented, very organized, and highly accurate
  • Proven time management skills to manage multiple priorities and deliver timely work
  • Punctual, dependable, and able to travel to multiple job sites
  • Ability to read specification books or blueprints, preferred
  • Valid driver s license
  • Proficient at MS Office Suite
  • AutoCAD proficiency a plus

About the Job:

  • Full-time: 40 hours per week, internship is eligible for college credits
  • Position offered in the Fall Semester
  • Limited travel required.
  • Pay Rate: $19.00-$23.00/hour

Advertised until:
July 24, 2023

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