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Company name
Granite Construction Incorporated

Akron, OH, United States

Employment Type

Construction, Civil Engineering, Engineering

Posted on
Feb 04,2019

Valid Through
May 20,2019

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INTERNSHIP- CIVIL ENGINEERING','1900011Q','!*!Building a career at Granite may be the most valuable thing you could do...

Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company that will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career and personal brand? If so, then you’ve come to the right place!

Since 1922, Granite Construction has continued its long standing commitment to building some of America’s largest infrastructure projects including highways, bridges, dams, rail, and power. Recognized as one of the top 25 largest construction companies in the U.S., Granite specializes in complex infrastructure projects and provides award-winning construction services in mining, earthwork, water/sewer, power, tunneling, rail, highway and bridge construction. Granite also produces construction materials-sand, gravel, ready-mix, recycled asphalt product and asphalt concrete, and is a proven leader in alternative procurement project delivery.

At Granite, our employees are our most valued asset and we are passionate about retaining, developing, and recruiting the best talent available. Our employees reflect our core values: Honesty, Integrity, Fairness, Accountability, Consideration of Others, Pursuit of Excellence, Reliability Safety and Citizenship and we are continuously looking for individuals who possess a winning attitude and share our Core Values. In exchange, we help you build a career that no other company can duplicate. You will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued. Add our award winning safety program, ethics, reputation, and a commitment to continuous improvement and you’ll see that we are building more than infrastructure—together, we are building your future.


General SummaryThis is a paid Internship that will report directly to an assigned lead Construction Project Manager or Construction Manager and will provide on the job training. We are looking for candidates who are local to the Akron Ohio area, who are pursuing a degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering or a closely related degree.  Essential Job Accountabilities

Maintain project data management process and systems.

Provide functional advice and support to management for the implementation and maintenance of document control processes.

Perform non-technical quality checks of incoming and outgoing engineering, procurement, subcontracts, supplier and third party documentation.

Perform internal and external distribution of engineering, procurement, subcontracts, supplier and third party documentation.

Maintain master project files (electronic and paper copies)

Assist in turnover and/or storage of project files at end of project.','!*!Education and Work Experience

Currently enrolled in an Engineering or Construction Management curriculum is required

Experience with MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint is required

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills is required

Attention to detail and the ability to exercise good professional judgment is required

Ability to effectively interact with all levels of management regarding project activity is required

Knowledge, skills, and abilities

Understanding of the application of business processes in the Construction environment.

Proficient with MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Experiance with Primavera Contract Manager or equivalent software

Ability to implement and manage web-based document control systems

Ability to work in high production environment and respond quickly and effectively under pressure and deadlines

Excellent organizational skills

Ability to manage multiple priorities with a close attention to detail.

Self-starter; able to seek out resources and structure own workflow.

Strong consultative and communication skills and ability to interface effectively with all levels of management, staff and external customers

Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to operate a computer keyboard. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Additional Requirements/Skills

Comply, understand, and support corporate safety initiatives to ensure a safe work environment

Ability and willingness to abide by Granite’s Code of Conduct on a daily basis

About Granite Construction Incorporated

Granite Construction Incorporated is a member of the S&P 400 Index and is the parent company of Granite Construction Company, one of the nation's largest heavy civil contractors and construction materials producers. Granite Construction is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities and a Drug-Free Workplace. For additional information on applicant/employee rights please click here.

Notice to Staffing Agencies

Granite Construction, Inc. and its subsidiaries (Granite) will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Granite, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Granite mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Granite employees, or to Granite's resume database will be considered Granite property. Granite will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Granite will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. Agencies must obtain advance written approval from Granite's recruiting function to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening. Granite will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place. Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Granite's Human Resources Representative or his/ her designee. No other Granite employee is authorized to bind Granite to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Agencies.','Internships','US-OH-Akron','','Part-time','INTERNSHIP- CIVIL ENGINEERING

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Company Profile
Project diversity is a fundamental element of our business model. From transportation, airports and rapid transit systems to industrial, oil & gas, and mining infrastructure - we’ve been in the business of building since 1922. Our experience, capabilities, and resources enable us to build projects of all sizes and scope.

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