Morristown - Construction Intern


Construction Operations

Job Location

412 Mount Kembel Ave, Morristown, New Jersey

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What It Takes

Open to undergraduate students interested in gaining hands-on practical experience in the construction field. Qualified applicants will assist project teams in managing construction projects/ including all phases from bidding to final completion.

  • Assignments include office and job site; relocation to a remote sites may be required.
  • Transportation is required.
  • Work periods are 10-12 weeks; 40 hours/week.
  • Housing may be provided in certain situations.


Intern Job Description

Reporting Relationship: Depending on the work assignment, interns will report to a project manager, superintendent, project engineer or field engineer. You may be assigned to the office, jobsite or mix of both.

Tasks Assigned: You will be learning the engineering and technical aspects of the project both in the field and in the office. Your experience will include some or all the following:

  • Quantity take-off
  • Layout
  • Preconstruction/as-built surveys
  • Shop drawing review/approval & maintenance of log
  • Submittal review/approval & maintenance of log
  • Request for information (RFI) review/submission & maintenance of log
  • Responding to subcontractor RFIs
  • Interfacing with subcontractors & suppliers
  • Attending weekly progress meetings
  • Assisting with coordinating the work between the owner, architect & subcontractors
  • Assisting during the bid process
  • Assist with reviewing construction documents & specifications
  • Assisting with reviewing all document revisions & clarifications
  • Assisting with maintaining field record
  • Assisting with estimates/budgets/value engineering/constructability surveys Assist with writing contracts & purchase orders
  • Assisting with preparing billings to owner & submitting change orders
  • Assisting with approval of invoices
  • Assisting with ordering & expediting materials
  • Assisting with scheduling & updates
  • Assisting with quality control & safety
  • Assisting with settling contracts
  • Assisting with permit process
  • Assisting with performing costing, scheduling, estimating & project management
  • Punchlist & project closeout
  • Cooperating & working with field project management
  • And any other duties that may be assigned


Required Skills

Technical Capabilities

You should be familiar with the following software: Primavera, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Exchange, etc. 



The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including the disabled and veterans.