An intern will experience all sides of the industry while working with the Morgan Group. While most of the time will be spent in construction the intern will be exposed to development procedures as well. The intern will be responsible for assisting a project team which consists of a Project Manager, Assistant Project Manager, Superintendent, and Development Manager on a construction management project.
The Internship program has five major objectives:
- To create a remarkable learning and professional experience for interns so that they will think enthusiastically about construction and what they have learned about the multi-family construction industry.
- To ensure that interns experience the benefits of working for a 21st century construction company.
- To provide interns with a practical, hands-on learning experience where they will be directly involved in the work.
- To create a pipeline for the best of the best employees to join the Morgan Group upon graduation from college should there be a position open.
- To keep Morgan supervisors in touch with the new generation of workers and provide a superior group of candidates to preview.
- Program Content: The summer internship is divided into three parts in which interns will work in three different areas.
- Office-based work to familiarize the intern with each project they will be assisting.
- Development department working with the Development team on multiple projects.
- In-the-field working with the Superintendent and construction team. At the end of the summer, Morgan supervisors and the Intern will meet to discuss their experiences and provide feedback to further enhance the Morgan Internship Program.
Duties will include:
- The candidate will be exposed to cost estimating, planning and scheduling, materials procurement, cost control, and quality management.
- Assist with drawing and document coordination. This would entail sending drawings to bidders via DFS (Digital File Sharing) bid software, keeping project documents organized, and distributing documents to all parties involved with a project.
- Assist with multiple project management tasks such as construction schedules, budget maintenance, procuring subcontractor proposal, project estimating, and assisting in contract scopes of work.
- Prepare submittals, RFIs, meeting minutes, bid analysis, contract initiation documents, project selection samples binders, etc.
- Develop and maintain project matrices for document control. Excel spreadsheets are used to track bidding companies, RFI’s, drawings, and submittals, etc.
- Phone skills/interpersonal skills: be able to interact with architects, trade contractors, and vendors.