Walbridge Intern - Construction in detroit, Michigan

OverviewWalbridge offers a Summer Construction Internship program designed to provide meaningful hands-on work experience and exposure to industry leaders across the organization.Our goal is to provide professional experience for talented construction and engineering students with the goal of starting a full-time career with Walbridge upon graduation.Our internships are competitive, paid positions throughout the typical summer months. Part-time opportunities may also be available throughout the school year for those who qualify.What we offer* Cutting-edge technologies, and industry-leading processes* A learning culture committed to innovation and improvement* Career planning, coaching, development growth* Access to hundreds of construction and professional development training programs* Opportunities in Filed Operations, Engineering, Estimating and Project ControlsWhy Walbridge* Large organization with award-winning projects, yet small enough for you to make an impact* Strong values which are the foundation of our growth for over 100 years* International, regional and local recognition for stand-out projects, safety, sustainability, culture, wellness and diversityResponsibilities* Assist in the coordination of on-site construction and engineering activities for construction projects.* Interpret design/drawings, specifications, submittals, and other construction documents.* Assist Superintendents, Project Managers, Engineers, and Coordinators with project-related technical and logistical functions. Includes subcontractor and supplier planning/administration, work assignments, etc.* Interface with on-site departments as required to resolve problems, ensure quality of construction, etc. in support of overall project schedule.Qualifications* Enrolled in a construction-related degree program (Engineering - EE, ME, CE, Engineering Technology, Construction Management, or related degree program) at an accredited college/university; prior construction experience or military service a plus.* Knowledge of technology, computers and software, including standard MS Office applicationsCompetencies of successful interns:* Demonstrating Initiative. Takes action on his/her own without being prompted; handles problems independently; able to resolve issues without relying on extensive help from others; does more than is expected or asked.* Delivering High Quality Work. Critically reviews work processes to ensure quality; addresses problems that could impact quality; makes sure project deliverables and services meet all requirements and expectations; does not make the same mistakes twice.* Working Safely. Understands and embraces the Walbridge safety culture, policies and regulations; scans the environment for things that may pose a safety risk; encourages others to utilize safe and healthy work practices.* Teamwork. Shows enthusiasm toward being a member of the group; actively participates in team meetings and activities; leverages the skills and interests of coworkers to achieve goals and solve problems; supports team decisions.* Continuous Improvement. Thinks creatively and identifies issues/solutions to improve existing processes; engages with others to solve problems, develop new ideas and process improvements; learns from, and shares insights from past experience.* Demonstrating Tenacity and Perseverance. Maintains high levels of energy and enthusiasm over an extended amount of time; does not give up when faced with challenging obstacles; completes what he/she starts; sees