Intern - Chicago, IL - Summer 2022

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Job Title: Intern

Position Description: Summer intern positions with Turner span a whole host of fun and unique assignments! Depending on the availability of each summer, you could expect to be placed on an active construction project in one of our many areas of expertise, or department located in a main office such as preconstruction/estimating. Either way, you will be exposed to real work and have an opportunity to step in and be part of the team immediately.

Start Date: Summer 2022

Reports to: the Project Engineer, Project Superintendent or Department Head

Essential Duties & Responsibilities*:
Engineering: Assist the Engineer with obtaining information and approvals for processing shop drawings and submittals. Disseminate Construction information to appropriate parties. Assist in the preparation of contract items list.

Superintending: Monitor field variations and keep the Project Superintendent informed of any changes. Ensure that subcontractors understand and adhere to the job schedule. Ensure subcontractor compliance with Turner's safety program, safety codes and regulations.

Preconstruction/Estimating: Assist in the preparation of complete quantity take-offs and studies for all items incorporated in the project using either traditional or computer-aided programs, discussing details necessary to complete the project with the assigned estimator. Prepare correspondence at the direction of the assigned estimator to Architects, Engineers, Vendors and Subcontractors in connection with performing their assigned trades. Request and distribute subcontractor proposals relative to their scope of work to assemble proposals for any delivery system.

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


Qualifications: Current student at a college or university offering degree programs; intense interest and passion for the Construction Industry and a desire to work in a team environment. Demonstrate leadership and Interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing. Computer skills and a familiarity with Microsoft office suite programs.

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.