Summary of Position: Support construction activities by providing support for a portion of the following: planning, organizing and implementing those management duties, project controls systems, engineering interface, subcontract and materials management, purchasing, scheduling. Responsible for portions of project administration.
A reputable heavy civil construction company is looking for a junior or senior level student with a minimum 3.00 g.p.a in civil or construction engineering for a full time internship lasting for 3-6 months. We will also consider candidates within 1 year of graduation.
Successful candidates will be comfortable working in Auto-CAD, Excel, and be familiar with concrete construction through either prior experience or design classes. Candidates must possess sound communication and organization skills, and the ability to complete work under a deadline. The project involves heavy earthwork and large concrete pours so there will be some long days outside. This will be an excellent opportunity to gain marketable industry experience and learn from seasoned industry professionals.
The Project consists of modifications to the reservoir for the 300-acre Cobbs Creek Reservoir. The existing dam for the reservoir, which is located Columbia VA, has a maximum height of 48' above an existing stream channel invert and a crest length of 250 feet. An existing principal spillway riser and pipe is located within the embankment, while a concrete spillway is in a saddle on the right abutment of the dam. The construction of the proposed spillway will require 13,000 CY of reinforced concrete, and the installation of a soil-bentonite liner in the inlet channel of the proposed spillway.
Key Activities and Position Responsibilities:
Become thoroughly knowledgeable with the project's contract documents, drawings, specifications and scope of work.
Assist with the maintenance of the project master schedule using CPM techniques and appropriate scheduling software with input from other project management personnel.
Assist with document control, receive and log in new issue drawings and other contract documents, maintain document control log.
Attend and support ASI internal planning and coordination meetings.
Assist with purchasing and procurement.
Assist with project quality control/assurance.
Assist with subcontract management.
Prepare and transmit submittals (materials, vendors) to client for approval.
Listen to directions and suggestions from supervisors or other employees regarding safe and proper work practices. Evaluate that information to devise and implement a plan based on the evaluation for carrying out the duties of this position.
Identify workplace safety hazards and take all necessary corrective action to eliminate or minimize them.
Other duties as assigned.
ASI employees must have common sense, competency, work cooperatively with other employees, and have a good positive attitude. They must also be punctual. Further, this means that you must be ready to work when your shift starts. So, you must arrive at work with enough time prior, to ready yourself for the shift. They should also work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others.
Essential Ability Requirements for ASI Personnel:
Working in the field at ASI Construction LLC is often physically demanding. The following list describes the minimum ability requirements for field personnel.
Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials;
Move heavy objects (94 pounds or more) short distances (20 feet or less);
Move light objects (less than 94 pounds) long distances (more than 20 feet);
Heavy lifting with repeated stooping, carrying and bending continually over time (i.e., picks up materials and move to a different location);
Work long shifts with non-standard break times;
Work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the elements;
Learn job-related material primarily through oral instruction and observation. This learning takes place mainly in an on-the-job training setting;
Must have vision equal to or better than is required for driving;
If corrective lenses are required to achieve this level of vision, the employee must be able to wear PPE without interfering with the corrective lenses or the required PPE.
The employee may have to purchase eye glasses (safety glass, side shields, etc.) that are compliant with ASI’s Safety Program and OSHA/MSHA requirements;
Must have good hand-eye coordination;
Must have quick reaction times;
Must be able to hear adequately enough to be alerted by horns, sirens, shouting, or any other noise that is meant to convey a safety warning;
If corrective device is required to achieve this level of hearing, the employee must be able to wear PPE without interfering with the corrective device or the required PPE;
Lift arms above shoulder level (i.e., throws bags into a truck);
Must have good balance and must not be clumsy;
Climb ladders or steps to reach objects;
Must be able to work at heights of up to 100’ or more;
Must be able to work in confined or enclosed spaces;
Must be able to sit for long periods of time;
Must be able to stand for long periods of time;
Must be able to wear a hard hat, safety glasses, gloves, and safety-toed boots;
Must be able to walk moderate distances to reach work area (1/2 mile or more);
Enter the cab of a vehicle that is 3.5 feet (or more) off the ground;
Must be able to sit in the operator’s seat of equipment and safely reach all pedals, switches, levers, buttons, etc. required to safely operate the equipment (if authorized for that piece of equipment);
Must be able to sit in the operator’s seat of equipment and have an adequate field of vision of all instruments, gauges, warning lights, as well as an acceptable field of vision out of the windows and/or mirrors (if authorized for that piece of equipment);
Understand and follow oral and written instructions;
Must have common sense and be mentally stable and competent;
Work cooperatively with other employees;
Must have a good positive attitude;
Must be punctual. Further, this means that you must be ready to work when your shift starts. So, you must arrive at work with enough time prior, to ready yourself for the shift;
Work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others.
Must be committed to contributing to a culture of safety, looking out for yourself and others;
At ASI Construction LLC, we are only as good as our people. We offer outstanding benefits and rewards to recruit and retain the best professionals in our industry. When you join the ASI team as a salary level full time employee, your comprehensive benefit package will include:
Health Insurance for employees and their dependents
Dental and Vision Insurance
401(K) plan with Company Matching Contributions
We offer additional competitive benefits that are position and assignment dependent.
Pay will be based on qualifications. The internship will be paid and the rate will be based on candidate suitability for the role. Qualification for benefits will be dependent on length of internship and company policy.
Subsistence or housing provided
Company email and computer for use during internship
How to Apply:
We at ASI Construction LLC (ASI) are proud of our people. Our people build the most complex water resources projects in the world and make a real difference in America’s infrastructure. We hire individuals that share our integrity and passion for their work. Our long history of successful work has given us the experience necessary to build the most demanding water resources projects.
Our Company prides itself on the talents of our team. Our broad geographic reach and unique work ensures that as an employee of ASI, you will work on many interesting assignments throughout your career. At ASI, you will have the chance to do meaningful work that makes a difference in the community and infrastructure around you. You will be surrounded by talented industry professionals who have a passion for our field of work and are in pursuit of excellence.
If you enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of our team of professionals, we invite you to apply today.
Please send a resume with a cover letter describing your specific concrete, heavy/civil, Auto-CAD experience, and why you are interested in an internship with ASI to email@example.com
About ASI Construction LLC
ASI Construction, LLC. (ASI) is a self-performing, heavy-civil contractor specializing in the construction and rehabilitation of dams, hydroelectric and renewable energy facilities, pipelines, and other major water resource projects. ASI provides our clients innovative and cost-effective solutions to their complex projects. Sophisticated engineering and construction technologies, an honest commitment to fair business dealings along with a partnering approach to our work, and a genuine culture of safety and quality management are the foundations that we build on in all of our projects. ASI maintains an operations-driven focus where performance defines success in all aspects of our business.