Midwest Civil Intern
Northbrook, IL 
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Midwest Civil Intern (200001GL)

Building a career at Granite may be the most valuable thing you could do...


Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company that will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career and personal brand? If so, then you've come to the right place!


Since 1922, Granite Construction has continued its long standing commitment to building some of America's largest infrastructure projects including highways, bridges, dams, rail, and power. Recognized as one of the top 25 largest construction companies in the U.S., Granite specializes in complex infrastructure projects and provides award-winning construction services in mining, earthwork, water/sewer, power, tunneling, rail, highway and bridge construction. Granite also produces construction materials-sand, gravel, ready-mix, recycled asphalt product and asphalt concrete, and is a proven leader in alternative procurement project delivery.


At Granite, our employees are our most valued asset and we are passionate about retaining, developing, and recruiting the best talent available. Our employees reflect our core values: Honesty, Integrity, Fairness, Accountability, Consideration of Others, Pursuit of Excellence, Reliability Safety and Citizenship and we are continuously looking for individuals who possess a winning attitude and share our Core Values. In exchange, we help you build a career that no other company can duplicate. You will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued. Add our award winning safety program, ethics, reputation, and a commitment to continuous improvement and you'll see that we are building more than infrastructure-together, we are building your future.



We are currently seeking Civil Engineering Interns for the Chicago area interested in Engineering, Project Management, Construction Management, Estimating, and making an impact! We are looking for people committed to the construction industry (think infrastructure). Duties assigned will be a blend of field and office responsibilities (which doesn't include delivering coffee).
You will have the opportunity to develop, participate and learn key roles and functions within Civil Engineering. Some responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
*Reviewing work plans
*Scheduling
*Quality control
*Subcontractor management
*Preparing time, cost and labor estimates


    Qualifications
    Requirements:
    *Pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or a closely related degree
    *Committed to the construction industry and not the design industry- looking to build a construction career that is infrastructure focused
    *Working knowledge of computers and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point
    *Strong organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills
    *Strong work ethic and fun personality


    About Granite Construction Incorporated


    Granite Construction Incorporated is a member of the S&P 400 Index and is the parent company of Granite Construction Company, one of the nation's largest heavy civil contractors and construction materials producers. Granite Construction is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities and a Drug-Free Workplace. For additional information on applicant/employee rights please click here.

    Notice to Staffing Agencies


    Granite Construction, Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Granite") will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Granite, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Granite mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Granite employees, or to Granite's resume database will be considered Granite property. Granite will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Granite will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. Agencies must obtain advance written approval from Granite's recruiting function to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening. Granite will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place. Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Granite's Human Resources Representative or his/ her designee. No other Granite employee is authorized to bind Granite to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Agencies.


    Granite Construction is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities and a Drug-Free Workplace.

     

    Position Summary
    Start Date
    As soon as possible
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Period of Employment
    Open
    Type of Compensation
    Paid
    College Credits Earned
    No
    Tuition Assistance
    No
    Required Student Status
    Open
    Preferred Majors
    Other
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