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Trinitas Construction Intern - Field Intern in Lafayette, Indiana

Principal Objective of Position:

The Construction Field Intern will be tasked with assisting the Construction Field Staff with daily on site responsibilities. He/she will work directly with the Construction staff but will have daily interaction with the subcontractors, city officials, and design engineers.

Internship Objectives:

• Prepare the student with leadership responsibilities in a technologically oriented, diverse, dynamic and global construction environment.

• Training in project management from a field perspective.

• Become familiar with OSHA safety requirements and general safety practices of the industry.

• Become familiar with general building codes and life-safety requirements.

• Learn how to effectively coordinate construction activities with subcontractors, designers, engineers, and ownership.

Essential Functions:

• Assist field engineer with document control.

• Assist with managing Construction Documents (Updating drawings, maintaining logs, & online data bases)

• Organize and maintain Construction Drawings with the latest revision/ASI/RFI/etc.

• Assist with punch out and punch list management/tracking

• Assist with Project Close-out and Hand-off responsibilities

• Assist in the managing daily activities of work and take necessary action to assure that the project objectives of cleanliness, safety, price, schedule, quality and process are met.

• Attend construction coordination meetings, operation review meetings, and other project and staff meetings.

Other Responsibilities:

• Other duties as assigned.

Required Education Experience & Abilities:

• HS Diploma/GED required.

• Must have completed 1 year of an undergraduate degree and be actively pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in the field of Construction Management, Construction Technology, Civil Engineering, or related field at an accredited College or University.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

• Solid understanding of construction process and methods required.

• Strong communication and organization skills required.

• Ability to read and understand construction engineering plans, drawings, and specifications.

• Must be willing to travel.

• General interest in “hands-on” experience

• Willingness to verify field construction activities and interact with construction trade personnel.

• Proficient in MS Office Suite software.

• Previous experience with BlueBeam/Adobe Acrobat

• Directly assist in the successful execution of other team member’s roles and responsibilities.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Completed 2 to 3 years of undergraduate study towards a Bachelor’s Degree in the field of Construction Management, Construction Technology, Civil Engineering, or related field from an accredited college or University.

• Previous experience with SureTrak

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

• May be asked to work on a construction job site.

• Must be able to work in all types of weather.

• Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

• Must be able to use close and distance vision.

• Must be able to use a computer and manipulate a keyboard.

• Must be able to read, write, and speak English language to effectively communicate with others on the worksite.

External Company Name: Trinitas Ventures LLC

External Company URL: www.trinitas-ventures.com

Street: 201 Main Street, Suite 1000

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