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Company: Parsons

Location: Norcross, GA

Date Posted: May 2, 2014

Source: Parsons Corporation

Make a Difference! Project Controls/Engineering Intern– Norcross, GA       Parsons is one of the world’s largest transportation planning, engineering, and construction firms. We have an extensive portfolio of diverse transportation projects including rail and transit, road and highway, bridge and tunnel, and aviation infrastructure. Parsons expertise encompasses all phases of transportation engineering operations
- from the initial planning stage through final design, construction, and commissioning.  Parsons has the people and power to move the world.    

POSITIONOVERVIEW:
Parsons is seeking a summer intern for the Norcross, GA, office. Under direction of adegreed senior project controls manager, performs a variety of basic project control support assignments requiring a fundamental knowledge of design/drafting standards, practices, and techniques. Assists in implementing cost control support and/or in providing planning and scheduling services to engineering, procurement, and construction activities for assigned projects. The Project Controls Intern gains exposure to Company policies and procedures and ...

Make a Difference! Project Controls/Engineering Intern– Norcross, GA       Parsons is one of the world’s largest transportation planning, engineering, and construction firms. We have an extensive portfolio of diverse transportation projects including rail and transit, road and highway, bridge and tunnel, and aviation infrastructure. Parsons expertise encompasses all phases of transportation engineering operations
- from the initial planning stage through final design, construction, and commissioning.  Parsons has the people and power to move the world.    

POSITIONOVERVIEW:
Parsons is seeking a summer intern for the Norcross, GA, office. Under direction of adegreed senior project controls manager, performs a variety of basic project control support assignments requiring a fundamental knowledge of design/drafting standards, practices, and techniques. Assists in implementing cost control support and/or in providing planning and scheduling services to engineering, procurement, and construction activities for assigned projects. The Project Controls Intern gains exposure to Company policies and procedures and utilizes his/her professional training on a variety of assignments. The Project Controls Intern may gain further experience by rotating through Estimating, Cost Engineering, and Planning/Scheduling cost centers.  

SPECIFICRESPONSIBILITIES:
Cost Engineering Assists in preparing and updating the cost control system Prepares graphs, diagrams, and other exhibits Performs arithmetic checks of cost reporting documentation  Scheduling Assists in preparing and updating, schedules, and in preparing status reports and staffing curves  Estimating Assist a senior estimator with the quantity take-off and preparation of an estimate  
*Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.   PREFERREDEDUCATION/

EXPERIENCE:
Incumbentmust be enrolled in an engineering curriculum at an accredited college oruniversity and have completed at least two years of study in the civilengineering discipline.   SKILLS/

COMPETENCIES:
Requiresbasic engineering knowledge in electrical, mechanical, civil, or a relatedfield. Requires PC literacy and familiarity with various software used inthe Project Controls department, such as Microsoft Office Suite.   Parsons offers an ethical, challenging, diverse, rewardingand fun work experience where enthusiastic, responsible people use theirenergy, talent and dedication to make a difference in the world.   We provide career growth,development and competitive compensation. Parsons is an equal opportunity,drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.   Founded in 1944, Parsons isan engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm withrevenues of %243 billion in 2013; it is 100% owned by the Employee StockOwnership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliverdesign/design-build, program/construction management, professional services,and innovative alternative delivery solutions to private industrial customersworldwide—as well as to federal, regional, and local government agencies.Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation,environmental/infrastructure, defense/security, and resources. Currently, morethan 15,000 Parsons’ employees are engaged in more than 3,000 projects in 50states and 28 countries. Collectively, our dedicated workers speak more that 80languages and hold more than 10,800 college degrees and professionalregistrations. Parsons' employees continue to go anywhere in the world, meetevery technical and management challenge, and persevere until the job isdone.

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