Preconstruction Intern

GH Phipps Construction Companies - Greenwood Village, CO4.2

2019 Summer Internship Program

The purpose of the GH Phipps Internship Program is to provide college students with the opportunity to explore the construction industry through a variety of hands on and challenging assignments. The goal of our internship program is to provide college students with valuable work experience, bridging the gap between academic theory and practice. GH Phipps maintains strong relationships with key universities throughout the region and, at regular intervals throughout the year, reviews student resumes for paid internships and entry-level job opportunities.

Spring, Summer and Fall internships are available in three and six-month durations
Potential locations include Denver, Colorado Springs, and Ft. Collins, Wyoming or Front Range jobsites

Supervised practice at the work site or in the office in daily operations of construction including:

Reviewing and analyzing historical data relative to the project, incorporating various productions and costs appropriate in preparation of a bid
Completing a plan and specification review for an assigned project, assessing the risk areas and bringing them to the attention of the Senior Estimator
Completing material and quantity takeoffs according to bid documents
  • May perform other duties as necessary or required.
Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in construction management, engineering or related degree required
Industry experience with a General Contractor or in the construction field with the ability to understand project owner specifications, engineering drawings, project scheduling, and cost controls preferred
Strong technology skills; Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and Adobe/Bluebeam
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong organizational, multi-tasking, planning and time management skills
Detail-oriented with the ability to recognize discrepancies
Dependable, results-focused and ethical
The ability to work independently as well as part of a team
Involvement in community, student association &/or extracurricular activities preferred
Knowledge of construction safety and current federal & OSHA requirements is preferred
The ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environment
Successful completion of post-offer background & drug screens