Construction Site Superintendent Intern
Job Title: Construction Site Superintendent Intern
Location: Seattle, WA with remote option, with travel to job sites
As the Construction Site Superintendent Intern, you will work alongside Project Managers and Estimators on a wide variety of design and construction projects from heavy civil engineering construction to building construction to renovation. Through this internship, you will gain hands-on site experience and mentorship in what it means to be a Site Superintendent. We will provide the training and guidance necessary to successfully complete assigned tasks. You will gain an overall understanding of construction site quality control processes, health and safety procedures, and the ability to interact with managers and subcontractors on job sites.
This internship will mostly take place on a construction job site (examples: West Point Miliary Academy in New York or Haskell Indian Nations University in Kansas). The first part of the internship will be based in a remote or telecommuting location, where you will primarily collaborate with construction team members located in Seattle, WA. This time will be for familiarizing you with the company and team before traveling.
- Apply project and construction management best practices.
- Work alongside Site Superintendents and Project Managers to work with owner and facility staff to ensure understanding of construction process, project progress, timelines, schedule, and budget.
- Support the construction group in coordinating on-site project team, contractors, schedule, owner correspondence, drawing management, submittals, approvals, and deliveries.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Pursuing a degree in construction management, civil or mechanical engineering, or architecture
- Able to both collaborate with a team and work independently
- Ability to meet deadlines
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Must be a Sealaska shareholder, descendant of a shareholder, or spouse of a shareholder
- Legally authorized to work in the United States
- Ability to travel as needed
Education and Experience:
- Must be age 18 at time of hire
- Must be currently enrolled in post-secondary school/program or a recent graduate (1-2 years)
- Legally authorized to work in the United States
- Familiar with Microsoft Office software applications, including Excel and Word
- At least a 2.5 GPA
- Strong critical thinking and research skills
- Self-starter with ability to adapt to a fast-paced work environment
- Complete online application at Sealaska.com/careers by January 22, 2024.
- Submit a resume and recent transcript (unofficial) with online application.
- You may be asked to provide proof of your status as a Sealaska shareholder, shareholder descendant, or shareholder spouse.
- You must successfully complete a background check prior to onboarding at Sealaska.
About Sealaska Intern Program
The Sealaska intern program exists to uplift Sealaska shareholders and their descendants pursuing post-secondary education with meaningful career experience, learning opportunities, and a supportive community. Interns explore career interests, grow professional skills, and connect with the unique and vibrant cultures of the Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian people. You will spend the summer with peers who share an Alaska Native heritage, learning from each other and building a community as you venture into your careers. Learn more at sealaska.com/careers/summer-internships.
Working Conditions and Physical Demands:
The physical and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Must be able to perform computer-based tasks and processing for up to 8 hours, including sitting or standing, mousing, interacting with information on a computer monitor.
- Must be able to lift and carry or otherwise move 25 pounds regularly.
- Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
- Bending or standing as necessary.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee will primarily work in an office setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.
This description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with the position. It is intended to accurately reflect the activities and requirements of the position, but duties may be added, deleted, or modified, as necessary. This description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
- Pay Type Hourly
- Employment Indicator Internship
- Min Hiring Rate $22.00
- Max Hiring Rate $22.00
- Travel Required Yes
- Sealaska Constructors, LLC, 1200 6th Ave., Seattle, Washington, United States of America