Balfour Beatty Construction
San Diego, CA
Intern/Co-Op is a training position for students to learn project engineering duties. The purpose of this position is to provide comprehensive support to Project Engineers as they focus on assisting Project Managers and Superintendents in building current and new business. Projects are located throughout San Diego County. Essential Functions Project Financial Responsibilities • Learn about managing the project budget by controlling expenditures, coordinating owner and subcontractor billings, identifying work not covered by subcontractor, and ensuring successful office support related to overall cost and schedule. • Learn about Safety and Quality Control programs and how to coordinate actions to address problems. • Learn about company procedures, the correspondence process and handling, etc. with the Office Manager in accordance with the Operations Manual. • Learn how to review and process submittal data and shop drawings. • Understand how to coordinate submittals, deliveries, etc. that affect the project schedule with the Superintendent. • Monitor/review weekly and monthly status reports and weekly subcontractor meeting minutes, change orders, etc. to understand process. • Understand change documents and change proposal requests for price review. • May go with Project Engineer to meetings with architect and owner representatives to understand information required by owner, necessary progress reports and summaries, and how action plans from owner/architect meetings address all outstanding issues related to the project. • Learn how changes, clarifications, directives, RFIs, etc. are updated on “as-built” plans and coordinated with company supervision and subcontractors/suppliers. • Understand processing close-out documents. • Learn how to maintain RFI logs, and change request log. Working Conditions • Most work occurs on construction sites in an office trailer or an existing structure. Due to daily condition changes on construction projects, when employees are outside of the office trailer or structure they must wear appropriate personal protective equipment as required by the company’s safety policies and as required for weather conditions.