2013 Internship - Project Engineer
Skanska - Portland, OR

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Skanska USA is one of the largest, most financially sound construction and development networks in the country, serving a

broad range of industries including healthcare, education, sports, data centers, government, aviation,

transportation, power, energy, water/wastewater and commercial. Headquartered in New York with 36 offices across the country, Skanska USA employs approximately 9,400 employees committed to sustainable construction and development and an injury-free workplace. Skanska USA Building, which specializes in building construction, and Skanska USA Civil, which focuses on civil infrastructure, generated $4.9 billion in revenue in 2011, representing 28 percent of Skanska’s global construction revenues. Development units Skanska USA Commercial Development, which invests in and develops office and multi-family projects in select U.S. markets, and Skanska Infrastructure Development Americas, which develops public-private partnerships, are both leaders in their selected markets. Global revenue of parent company Skanska AB, headquartered in Stockholm and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, totaled $18.9 billion in 2011.

The Project Engineer intern assists and supports the Project Manager and Superintendent on assigned projects.

The position works under direct supervision, performs routine daily administrative activities and gathers and distributes information.

The Project Engineer intern must be a flexible and adaptable team-player, as well as have strong communication and organizational skills.

Major Duties & Responsibilities

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Receive, review, forward and track status of submittals

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Initiate, prepare, review, track and distribute RFIs

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Assist in management of project permit process

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Assist in preparations of bid packages and procurement

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Change management systems, including soliciting, receiving, reviewing, and preparing quotations and change orders

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Track and inspect material deliveries

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Assist in compiling reports regarding financial performance of the project, including PSR, PFC and CI report

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Assist in preparation of monthly owner project status reports, as required

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Attend project meetings and record meeting minutes

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Assist in project close-out

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Communicate and enforce Skanska Safety and Health Management Program

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Demonstrate commitment to an Injury-Free Environment through own actions and mentoring others

Job Skills & Abilities Guidelines

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Computer knowledge and efficiency, including Microsoft Office products

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Broad understanding of industry

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Strong written and verbal communication skills

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Basic math/accounting skills

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Functions effectively as part of a team

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Dependability

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Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times

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Ability to understand and follow directions

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Good time management skills and organizational skills

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Ability to read drawings and specifications

Skanska is an EEO / AA Employer

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Skanska USA Building Inc. is a leading national and local provider of construction, pre-construction consulting, general contracting and...