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Building Science Summer Internship

Our Project Engineer Internship is a paid internship which assists our project operations department in the management of commercial construction projects which are assigned from the point of initial design through project completion in accordance with best practices, policies and procedures to successfully meet department and company goals.

Essential Functions

Project Financial Responsibilities

Assists Project Manager to determine resources needed – people, tools, equipment, materials and internal services for each project.

Assists with Pre-construction Services to prepare, review, and monitor information and reports related to all costs involved in assigned projects.

Establish/maintain project files and electronic files;

Follow up with clients, vendors and/or subcontractors to obtain status and/or necessary information and provide vital feedback;

Work with functional areas within the company to identify status of activity and/or expedite activity to assist Project Managers in meeting client expectations;

Perform fundamental paperwork duties as may be required to meet requirements of an order;
Manage projects assigned by Manager;

Work with the Pre-construction department to develop and nurture repeat and new clients;
Develop necessary internal and external relationships to successfully manage projects to exceed customer expectations;
Attend internal/external training opportunities;
Travel to job sites to inspect work and participate in various meetings such as Trade Coordination meetings, Company Presentations and OAC meetings as required;

Assist Project Managers in other project management activities including but not limited to:

Vendor Relations;
Change Orders;
Job site Meetings

All employees are responsible for complying with company procedures and safety requirements including reviewing work area daily for potential safety and health hazards, reporting potential hazards to their supervisors as well as reporting any work related injuries or illnesses to their supervisors as well.

Culture, Leadership and Employee Development

Represents White-Spunner by promoting the company’s mission to clients, peers and team members. Communicates our vision and purpose by consistently exhibiting servant minded actions in every aspect of your daily functions. Offering unmatched customer focus and always going above and beyond industry standards.

Participates in personal career development by attending operations training programs and completes a minimum of four (4) hours of continuing education annually.

Driven by Integrity
Customer Focus
High Ethical Standards
Functional and Technical Skills
Dealing with Ambiguity
Conflict Management
Developing Direct Reports
Motivating Others
Planning & Problem Solving
Building Effective Teams
The Ability to Work Both Independently and as Part of a Team Dynamic


Working Conditions:

Normal professional office setting and some on-site field work. Light Travel required. (Less than 10%)

Typical Physical Needs:

Requires prolonged sitting, some bending, stooping and stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports. May need to climb stairs, ladders and/or scaffolding and lift up to 30 lbs.

EEO Statement:

Our company is an equal opportunity employer, and we look to fill every position with the best qualified person regardless of age, gender, race, religion, disability or national origin. With our home office in Mobile, Alabama we recruit from all over the Southeast to find the right fit for every position.

Drug Free Workplace:

We are an Alabama Drug Free Workplace, all prospective employees are subject to successful completion of pre-employment drug screen.