Intern, Project Management/ Project Controls/ Construction Management

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Construction



Overview

Quanta Services safely provides engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services for comprehensive infrastructure needs in the electric power and oil and natural gas industries. With a workforce tens of thousands strong and offices across North America and abroad, Quanta is the premier provider in the industries it serves. Through a team of electric power, and oil and gas service companies, Quanta Services is the complete solution. 

Students applying for the Quanta Services Internship Program will be placed at one of the many Quanta Operating Units upon acceptance into the program. We have operating units across the United States that serve the Electric, Pipeline/ Industrial and Telecommunications industries. We will place you in the area of specialty, region and industry that make sense to your career aspirations.

We have internships across the United States and we will match you to what makes sense for you and our available opportunities.

Responsibilities

Under immediate direction and guidance of a Project Manager, the intern may assist in various stages of a project’s lifecycle: initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and controlling, closing, and servicing of a utilities construction project. Internship assignments will be in the Electric Power Infrastructure or the Oil and Gas Infrastructure segment, and may contain an environmental component. 

While duties and responsibilities will vary across Operating Units, they may include: 

  • Work with Project Manager for the review of the cost, schedule, safety, quality, and completion of construction projects
  • Assist in preparation and maintenance of construction progress reports, re-projections, files, etc., required for the construction of a project
  • Assist with development of project estimates, pricing, and schedules
  • Assist in creation and maintenance of schedules, budgets, etc., as needed for support of project
  • Assist in preparation and maintenance of cash flows, monthly billing, and assist in preparing and obtaining change orders for assigned projects
  • Monitor and report on the health of a project
  • Make safety a top priority at all times
  • Work effectively with all divisions of your assigned Operating Unit
  • Spend time at job sites to gain hands-on knowledge and additional training in construction and design
  • Bring potential project-related problems and possible solutions to the attention of the responsible party
  • Intern may frequently be required to sit, stand; walk; use hands and reach with hands and arms
  • Intern may be required to work outdoors under a variety of weather conditions
  • Intern may be required to lift and / or move up to 25 pounds
  • Other duties as required
  • Qualifications

    Must be a full-time student, currently enrolled in a Construction Management or similar program; at minimum candidate must have completed their sophomore year (Other programs will be considered on a case by case basis)

    Demonstrates the following: 

  • Basic oral and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with common word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, project management, e-mail software
  • Willingness to travel as needed
  • Self-starter with the ability to manage his / her time and resources
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building ability
  • Ability to be flexible and maintain a positive attitude
  • Determined and trustworthy
  • Preferred (not required): 

  • Basic proficiency of Construction Management practical applications
  • Knowledge of environmental aspects (i.e. storm water management)
  • Familiarity with geographic information system (GIS), i.e., maps, google earth, etc.
  • Educational, internship, or professional experience in design or construction of utilities and / or industrial equipment and systems
  • Experience in supervision or management of people or projects
  • General understanding of budgeting and other basic business management concepts
  • Bilingual abilities
  • Must be at least 18 years of age and legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship. 

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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