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McKinstry Construction Project Engineer Intern in Seattle, Washington

Construction Project Engineer Intern

Location WA - Seattle

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Thank you for your interest in interning with McKinstry!

We are proud and excited to offer summer internships for 2021 across several of our different office locations and are currently seeking Construction Project Engineer Interns. For this internship position, we are looking for someone local to the Seattle area.

McKinstry is a national leader in designing, constructing, operating, and maintaining high-performing buildings. From new construction and ongoing operations to adaptive reuse and energy retrofits, we provide a single point of accountability that drives waste and redundancy out of the design/build construction process. Every day our teams collaborate to innovate, create, and deliver energy-efficient and cutting-edge solutions across the entire building lifecycle, to improve systems efficiency, reduce facility operational costs, and optimize profitability for our clients. We're champions for sustainability and together, we can build a thriving planet. For more information, visit our website ( .

Our B.L.U.E. (Build, Learn, Understand, Enrich ( ) summer internship program is purposefully designed to be an authentic reflection of what it means to be an integral part of McKinstry. This is achieved through our hands-on, summer-long program structured to build a foundation of industry knowledge while personal and professional growth is facilitated through collaboration, exploration, and mentorship. From weekly "lunch & learn" sessions to our 2-day all-intern event, we believe in connecting our interns to various aspects of the company so they can truly evaluate potential career paths within the work we do. You can learn more about our internship program here ( .

What we look for in our Construction Project Engineer Interns:

  • Must be pursuing or have a degree in Construction Management or Construction Engineering. Sophomore student standing or higher preferred.

  • Availability in Summer 2021 (May/June start until August/September depending on school); part-time availability after Summer preferred

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must be detail-oriented, well organized, and possess excellent follow-up skills.

  • Must be self–motivated, able to multi‐task, and work independently.

  • Ability to read and interpret construction plans, specs, contracts, proposals, estimates, and other regularly encountered items.

  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Visio required; working knowledge of SharePoint and MS Project preferred.

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

What are our Construction Project Engineer Interns responsible for:

  • Communicating with clients and project resources (subcontractors, vendors, trades) and document discussions, outcomes, and decisions.

  • Coordinating equipment procurement with purchasing department and vendors.

  • Supporting the Request for Proposal (RFP) process.

  • Working with various internal and external teams while on job-site

  • Attending team management meetings.

  • Communicating and coordinating with McKinstry subcontractors, including the routing of any correspondence.

  • Communicating with the Project Manager and Project team for daily duties.

  • Maintaining drawings, daily correspondence with trades, schedules, RFI logs, submittal logs, and superintendent daily reports.

  • Assisting in the client and subcontractor change order process.

  • Creating Requests for Information (RFI)

  • Processing, reviewing, logging, and distributing submittals.

  • Publishing Operations and Maintenance Manuals for the client.

  • Other duties as assigned

*Applications for internships will be open through February 2021 or until filled. Interviews with selected candidates will occur throughout 2021.*

The McKinstry group of companies are equal opportunity employers. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, race, color, creed, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to employment, advancement, assignment, and training. This commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity is made equally as a social responsibility and as an economic and business necessity.

McKinstry is a drug-free workplace. Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment drug and alcohol test, complying with the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act and a Confidentiality Agreement, in addition to successful outcomes of background and reference checks.