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Construction Intern - Field - Summer 2023

Date:  Jan 29, 2023
Location: 

Overland Park, KS, US Field Assignment, KS, US

Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies

 

At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help you give us your best, and together we can build a world of difference. 

 

Req Id : 83710 

Opportunity Type : College Intern 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No 

Job Summary

The Black & Veatch Summer Internship Program is designed to provide the following to students:

  • Experience in a working environment
  • Meaningful work assignments
  • Introduction to Black & Veatch corporate culture
  • Chance to network with experienced executives, leading professionals, and peers
  • Opportunity to learn and expand classroom theory into practice
  • Earn excellent hourly wage

 

For Black and Veatch it's designed to provide:

  • Supervisors/Managers with opportunity to assess student's skills and abilities
  • Source of potential future talent for organization
  • Foster relationships with colleges and universities

 

Must be willing to relocate and have reliable transportation as this is a field role. 

 

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist Field superintendents in every day task completion 
  • May include daily reports, material expediting/location, cost/progress reporting, etc
  • Industrial field construction with ability to work in outdoor/rugged environment
  • Individual contributor with no subordinates 

Management Responsibilities

Individual Contributor

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Skills:

  • Analytical skills
  • Communications skills, both written and oral
  • Initiative
  • Self starter, highly motivated
  • Attention to detail
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Mathematical skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Computer skills 

Minimum Qualifications

Current enrollment in accredited university in Construction/Management Engineering program. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Certifications

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Physical Demands:
• Lift and carry heavy items weighing up to 50 pounds. 
• Stand, Kneel, Bend, Stoop, Move, and Walk long distances in and around confined, cluttered places, and uneven areas.
• See and hear naturally or with correction.   
• Full range of motion and flexibility consistent with requirements of the job duties. 
• Requires using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls according to a set procedure. 
• Requires repetitive movement. 
• May require work above 5 feet in height.
• Climb and maintain balance on steel framework, stairs, ladders and scaffolds. 
• Work up to a 12 hour shift doing hard physical labor in varying temperature extremes and other outside conditions. 

Work Environment:
• Typical construction site environment:  
• Requires working in cramped work spaces and getting into awkward positions. 
• Requires working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32F degrees) temperatures and exposure to inclement weather such as dust, wind, snow, rain, etc. 
• Requires working in extremely bright or low lighting conditions 
• Includes exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable. 
• Work around hazardous equipment.
• Typical office environment.
• This position is considered a safety sensitive position. 

Competencies

Salary Plan

CNS: Construction Services

Job Grade

097

Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.

 

Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy. We offer professionals an array of health and welfare benefits that vary based on their geographic region and employment status. This may include health, life accident and disability insurances, paid time off, financial programs and more. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

 

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.


Nearest Major Market: Olathe
Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

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