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AECOM Construction Intern I in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Summary

AECOM Tishman is seeking a Construction Intern to be based in Groton, CT.

This position is expected to begin in May2022.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

Under direct supervision, assist with project management support duties including but not limited to: preparation of documents related to the management of active construction projects, observe shop drawing submission and approvals, research contract plans and specifications to resolve issues.

  • Internships are designed to introduce and build essential, hands on skills that differ from those attained in the academic arena and help to enhance the transition from student to professional.

  • Interns are assigned duties that will provide a broad, well-rounded learning experience within their field of study

  • Provide direct support to the assigned department / project and participate in daily operations and various work processes.

  • Support all efforts related to the assigned department's / project's initiatives and interface with clients and co-workers as required.

  • Assist the Supervisor with planning and coordinating department / project related schedule, budget, and developmental task and functions.

  • Participate in the planning and implementation of projects and initiatives.

  • Interact with colleagues, clients, and/or other internal or external constituencies in the planning and carrying out activities and assignments.

  • Receive guidance, training, and mentoring from senior professional personnel in planning and carrying out activities and assignments.

  • Perform a wide variety of administrative tasks including the preparation of letters, memos, reports, and correspondence as requested.

  • Create and maintain spreadsheets, databases, and department / project related reports.

  • Conduct research, prepare reports, and make recommendations based on findings.

  • Coordinate meetings, take meeting minutes, and follow up on action items.

Minimum Requirements

  • Currently pursuing a degree in Engineering or Construction Management

  • Completed 1 year of study in applicable program

  • Due to the nature of work, US Citizenship is required for this position

Preferred Qualifications

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to interact with peers and fellow employees in a professional manner.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, Blue Beam Revu.

  • A GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred.

  • Prior intern assignment(s) completed at a construction, engineering or architecture firm is preferred

  • Desired Major(s)

  • Co-op Majors (Undergraduate)/Civil Engineering, Co-op Majors (Undergraduate)/Construction Management, Co-op Majors (Undergraduate)/Electrical Engineering, Co-op Majors (Undergraduate)/Mechanical Engineering

Additional Details:

  • Relocation not provided for this position

  • Sponsorship is not provided for this position.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Intern / Student

Requisition/Vacancy No. 266865BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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