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Jacobs Intern - Building Construction (Summer 2020) in New York, New York

Intern - Building Construction (Summer 2020)


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line ofBusiness is a global network of employees, which serves both the private andpublic sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we livein by creating world-class projects that transform the future developmentpatterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winningplanning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction andprogram management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobsbusiness model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage ourintegrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities whiledelivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings fromEngineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categoriesof Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and TopTransportation Companies.As a global leader of Program Management and Construction Management (PMCM) services with projects ranging from $1 million to programs that cost up to $10 billion, we deliver award winning total Design and/or Construction Management projects for public and private sector clients. From the pre-construction phase, through complete erection of the project, to the post-construction and commissioning, we function as an extension of our clients' goals and aspirations. Project sectors and types include: Aviation, Emergency Operations & Data Centers, Healthcare, both Higher Education and K-12, Hospitality & Entertainment, Correctional & Rehabilitation Facilities, and Research & Development Facilities.

Position Summary

Reporting directly to an assigned lead Construction Project Manager or Construction Manager, in an office or on a project construction work site, this is a temporary position providing on the job training. Duties provide meaningful work experience and business knowledge to college students in their chosen field.

  • Performs routine aspects of assigned projects under close supervision, following established procedures

  • Coordinate with Project Management professionals to make modifications and corrections to project specific documents

  • Prepare and process client requested data or documents that are compliant with contract terms and client specific needs

  • May use computer-assisted engineering software and equipment to perform engineering tasks

  • Collects and prepares data for evaluation

  • Examine Project documents for completeness and accuracy




  • Currently enrolled in an Engineering or Construction Management curriculum is required

  • Experience with MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint is required

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills is required

  • Attention to detail and the ability to exercise good professional judgment is required

  • Ability to effectively interact with all levels of management regarding project activity is required

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-New York-New York

Req ID: BI 00076R