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Turner Construction

Intern/Co-Op - Philadelphia 2022-2023

Construction and Extraction


Full Time

On Site


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Position Description: The purpose of the internship is to provide the student with supervised practice at the work site or in the office in the continuing daily operations of construction. Interns will assist the Engineer and/or the Superintendent in the field through assistance, coordination and distribution of information required to construct the project on time, within budget and to quality standard. The intern reports to the Project Engineer or Project Superintendent.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

· Engineering:

o Assist the Engineer with obtaining information and approvals for processing shop drawings and submittals.

o Disseminate Construction information to appropriate parties.

o Assist in the preparation of contract items list

· Superintending:

o Monitor field variations and keep the Project Superintendent informed of any changes.

o Ensure that subcontractors understand and adhere to the job schedule.

o Ensure subcontractor compliance with Turner’s safety program, safety codes and regulations.

· Perform other duties as necessary or assigned.

Turner is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities/ sexual orientation / gender identity. VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Qualifications: Working toward a two or four year degree in Engineering or architecture or equivalent is preferred with at least two (2) years of education, and a basic knowledge of building construction experience. Capable of identifying problems and recommending corrective actions. Computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office suite programs. Strong ability to demonstrate leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing.

Physical Demands: Performance of the required duties will require physical ability to climb permanent and temporary stairs, passenger use of construction personnel hoists, ability to climb ladders and negotiate work areas under construction. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Performing this job requires use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, sit, talk and hear, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Intern must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.

Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the intern can work in an office or on-site at the construction work site where the intern is exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise in these work environments is usually moderate to very loud.