McGuire and Hester, a wholly owned subsidiary of Harbor Linx Inc., is a construction company that provides complete site work services: pipelines, grading paving, concrete, landscape and mechanical.  In addition to traditional project delivery methods, we are involved with design build projects and alternative delivery methods.  McGuire and Hester has played an integral role in the construction of many of Northern California’s most recognizable landmarks and infrastructure projects. Our storied past crosses more than nine decades.  Our mission statement is, “Together We Build Things Right” which encompasses our business philosophy as well as our values and culture.  We have a team environment that focuses on the greater good, resulting in a fantastic place to work that positively impacts our business partners and community.

Job Summary

A Construction Management Intern assists the Project Manager with the routine aspects of field and cost engineering in order to deliver a successful project; meeting and exceeding corporate and project goals.

Typical Duties

  • Attend pre-job planning meetings to review estimates, plans and specs with Estimators, Superintendents and Area Manager.
  • Prepare, submit and follow up on Requests for Information (RFIs).
  • Assist in the review of all project management procedures including submittal, invoices, requests for information, change orders, close-out documents, etc.
  • Monitor submittal approvals and shop drawing process in accordance with project schedule.
  • Assist Project Manager with purchasing, supporting the project budget, schedule and contract documents by effectively buying out material and subcontractors in a timely manner.
  • Actively remain involved to learn from construction efforts including participating in construction planning and design; interpretation of design; application of construction methods; resolution and documentation of design conflicts; constructability reviews etc. Proactively identify potential “problem areas” early in the process and develop strategies to overcome obstacles.
  • Assist with the preparation and maintenance of project administrative documents as directed by Project Manager.
  • Collect, input and prepare material billings.
  • Understand the budget cost-coding and properly apply it to accurate and timely daily timesheet input.
  • Field measure and document quantities completed each day.
  • Gather and account for daily material deliveries, and review and approve subcontractor and vendor invoices in a timely manner.
  • Assist with project engineering and related personnel functions and activities in compliance with company and contract requirements, and in support of overall construction schedule.
  • Assist in maintaining the schedule and review project schedule and two-week look-ahead on a weekly basis with the Superintendent and the rest of the project team including subcontractors.
  • Discuss, implement and promote best practices that drive site safety. Identify and recognize the safe work practices of others and promote Safety Cents Program.
  • Ensure a clean, safe and OSHA compliant jobsite.  Monitor overall site safety and enforce compliance with all predetermined communicated safety guidelines.  Proactively identify and correct potential safety hazards.

McGuire and Hester is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applicants are considered on the basis of skills, experience and qualifications without regard to pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religious creed, color, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, union affiliation and any other basis protected by federal, state, local law, ordinance or regulation.

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