UIC Alaska

Project Engineer Intern - Qayaq Construction

Location : Location
Travel Requirement
25% - 50%


Project Engineer Intern


Job Summary:

Project Engineer Intern will be responsible for assisting the Project Engineer and/or Project Manager with the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control, and completion of specific projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments, and goals.

Essential Functions:

  • Read and accurately interpret project plans and specifications for the proper execution of work as defined in project documents.
  • Assist the Project Engineer with the completion of construction documents including RFI’s, Submittals, Purchase Orders, Serial Letters, etc.
  • Track project reports including daily reports, production reports, labor reports, submittals, equipment utilization, schedules, projections, and activity progress, budget versus actual reports.
  • Perform Take-Off’s whether for estimating or during project execution by calculating dimensions, square footage, or calculating material quantities.
  • Assist Surveyor with lay out, reference points, grades and elevations.
  • Analyze and update project budgets, margin projections, and budget vs actual reports.
  • Assist with project quality control, including the testing of soils for adequacy and conformance, as well as materials meeting the project specifications.
  • Assist Project Engineer with SWPPP Program.
  • Create, Plan, and update work plans for various activities.
  • Track project deliverables using appropriate tools, including heavy job, excel, etc.
  • Provide direction and support to project team.
  • Monitor and report on progress of project to appropriate parties.
  • Present reports defining project progress, problems, and solutions.
  • Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs.
  • Project evaluations and assessment of results.
  • Consolidate and analyze historical data and assist with estimating on future projects.
  • Inspect or review projects to monitor compliance with environmental and safety codes, or other regulations.


Knowledge and Critical Skills/Expertise:

  • The applicant must be an excited, energetic, professional with a desire to produce quality product while strengthening Owner, Engineer, Subcontractor, and Supplier relationships.
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills.
  • Assist with executing the project according to the project plans and specifications.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ensure that project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality.
  • Willingness to learn new skills such as CPM Scheduling, Time Management, Quality Control, Cost Control, and Submittal review, Purchase Orders, Change Orders, and Subcontracts.
  • Computer literacy is critical including understanding of Excel, Word, Power Point, MS Projects or similar scheduling programs with the ability to learn new programs.
  • Must be able to read and interpret engineering, architectural, other constructions drawings, and specifications.
  • Implementation of corporate safety program and applicable safety regulations.
  • Implement and complete quality and inspections procedures.
  • Excellent mathematical skills are required with the ability to perform quantity and material takeoffs from construction documents.
  • Ability to be flexible and work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrate ethical conduct, professional presentation and cultural awareness.


Required Experience:

  • One year of experience in heavy civil or vertical construction or two or more years of training in engineering related field such as civil engineering or construction management.
  • Familiarity with job cost tracking.
  • Experience with Microsoft word, excel, and power point.
  • Knowledge of construction materials and practices.
  • Familiarity of P6 or Microsoft Projects Scheduling Software

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to read text on a computer screen and in hard copy, stand or sit, talk, and hear.
  • The employee is frequently required to enter information into computers via a keyboard or other peripheral device.
  • Exposure to moderate levels of noise in a well-lit, well-ventilated and moderately paced environment.
  • Continuously required to sit, hear and/or respond to verbal/audio cues, perform repetitive motions of hands and wrists, and read computer screen.
  • Continuously required to stand or walk.
  • Occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, twist, bend, or reach with hands and arms.
  • Occasionally required to push, pull and/or carry objects up to 50 pounds.

Environmental Conditions:

  • The work environment is that of a typical project site office.
  • Most often the location will be on a construction site.
  • Often jobsites are located in rural areas.




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