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Kiewit Corporation Field/Office Engineer Intern (Summer 2020) - TIC Southern in Various Locations, Texas

Field/Office Engineer Intern (Summer 2020) - TIC Southern

Date: Feb 1, 2020

Location: Various Locations, TX, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 81609

Are you interested in being able to travel the country while you build complex projects that better our economy and future? How about having an opportunity to become an employee-owner of a Fortune 250 company where your opinion is valued? If this is something that interests you, Kiewit Energy Group is looking for individuals who can make a profound impact on our company culture every day.

The Industrial Company (TIC)

TIC-The Industrial Company is a subsidiary of Kiewit Corporation. TIC-Southern District is a business unit of TIC-The Industrial Company. Headquartered in The Woodlands, TX, TIC Southern builds major industrial projects in diversified markets throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Arkansas. Located in Houston, TX, TIC-Southern is seeking individuals who are open to regular relocation for career development opportunities and who desire job responsibilities in field operations ranging from project controls, craft management, safety, quality, and contract administration. A new employee’s initial work assignments complement their previous work experiences and education, allowing the new employee to make significant contributions to the project success. Individuals seeking employment with a company known for their financial stability, a broad range of specialized capabilities, commitment to people development, and an outstanding performance record will find employment with TIC-Southern to be fulfilling career choice, with long-term benefit.


As an intern you will be introduced to a variety of office and field activities in order to develop your understanding of construction. You can expect to spend time learning and working on estimates, shop drawings, submittals, schedules, take offs, pay requests, contract changes and project documentation. While learning these things you will have the opportunity to build complex projects that make a profound impact on communities. We are looking for people committed to the construction industry and not design.


TIC Southern is based out of The Woodlands, TX but has work all over the country. Work assignment is determined closer to the start date.


•Support both administrative and construction activities as assigned by supervisor; review proposals, specifications and drawings, perform material takeoffs, prepare cost estimates and attend pre-bid investigation meetings.

•Prepare work plans, assure quality control, manage and track costs and materials, schedule equipment, administer safety programs and maintain exceptional owner relations.

•Assist in planning and scheduling of job and/or job segments

•Investigating problems and/or reported incidents; identifying and recommending solutions/alternatives as appropriate

•Reviewing plans and specifications to determine material requirements (quantities and qualities), pricing of materials, etc.

•Working with suppliers as required facilitating the handling and expediting delivery of materials


•Pursuing an undergraduate degree in engineering, construction management or related degree, or equivalent experience in a construction-related position

•Committed to the construction industry and not the design industry

•Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications

•Working knowledge of computers and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel

•Strong organizational and time management skills

•Have the ability to work independently as well as part of a team

•Strong written and verbal communications skills

•Good attention to detail, with the ability to recognize discrepancies

•Strong work ethic – highly motivated and willing to do what it takes to get the job done right

About Kiewit

As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2018 revenues of $9 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 20,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.

How We’re Different

• Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record

• Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from Day One of employment

• 401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of base pay

• Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year

• We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs

Kiewit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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