HQ Technical Estimating Intern

MinneapolisMN | Technical Services

Overview

Mortenson’s success is not a matter of luck; it’s a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.

 

Our foundation and culture are based upon our company values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.

It all starts with our exceptional people and exceptional teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" 38 times regionally over the past decade…

 

…What are you waiting for?!



 

Mortenson by the numbers

$5.05B

2019 revenue

~6,500+

employees across
11 offices + field

1954

year founded


Responsibilities

Join the team committed to crafting inspiring spaces and developing new ways to build. Mortenson is seeking dynamic and motivated individuals with the ability to work well with a variety of staff at all levels in an ever-changing environment, remaining flexible, inventive, proactive and efficient with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. Our internships grow your skillset both personally and professionally.

Responsibilities

Learn from the best as you support our HQ Technical Estimating team in project pursuits for our Minneapolis, Federal Contracting, Sport & Entertainment and Data Center Groups. Responsiblities may include:

  • Championing Mortenson's zero injury safety requirements
  • Assisting with purchase orders and subcontractor agreements
  • Partnering in construction sequencing and schedule maintenance
  • Collaborating with team in preconstruction and pre-installation meetings
  • Utilizing industry-leading technology and software to assist in construction processes
  • Supporting preparation and evaluation of bid packages
  • Consulting with subcontractors and material suppliers
  • Participating in architect and owner interaction

Project Assignment: Minneapolis, MN - Headquarters

Additional Information:

You will join an exciting and ever-changing industry with a minimum 12-week internship with our team. Mortenson internships are available year-round, however this opportunity is targeted for the summer 2021 (May - August).


Our approach to leadership and culture

Our founder Mort Mortenson believed that we were all born to be leaders; that leadership wasn't something that just happened to us but was something within us.

Explore the culture he built


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Qualifications

Required:

Cultivate your skills in your chosen field of study and build your career with Mortenson. We look forward to hearing from you if you:

  • Are currently pursuing an undergraduate, two or four-year degree in Construction Management, Construction, or other related degree.
  • Have access to reliable transportation
  • Possess a current driver’s license

Preferred:

Are you adaptable and an agile learner? Do you have big ideas and a creative spirit? Are you driven to make a positive difference through your work? We want to hear from you. You are perfect for this opportunity if you:

  • Have previous related estimating internship experience
  • Currently enrolled at Dunwoody College of Technology
  • Have achieved a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 / 4.0
  • Are currently enrolled as an undergraduate freshman, sophomore or junior
  • Are detail-oriented, organized, and can effectively handle multiple tasks
  • Possess the right to work in the U.S. that is not based solely on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer
  • Have a basic understanding of construction law and generally accepted business practices
  • Demonstrate strong collaboration, communication, and problem-solving skills and show initiative
  • Showcase a positive and professional attitude and solid customer service skills

 

Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.

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