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KS Energy Services Construction Management Intern in Appleton, Wisconsin

Construction Management Intern

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Title:Construction Management Intern

ID:1213

Department:Operations

Location:Appleton, Wisconsin

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Description

Every day, we install the pipes and cables that power our lives--from lighting offices to heating homes. While this paints a pretty picture, our work is just pretty tough. We dig. We cut. We build.

Every time we climb into a protected hole, we're taking a risk. The smallest mistake may cause an accident. This work demands safety, perfection, and efficiency. It's Mission: Impossible. At KS, we live for it. We build energy infrastructure that you depend on. In this industry, everyone is good. WE ARE BETTER!

KS Energy Services is a leading provider of underground construction and maintenance services to the natural gas and electric utility industry and natural gas pipeline industry. We install the pipes and cables that power our lives. We have over 1200 teammates with offices in New Berlin, Green Bay, Madison, Appleton, Chicago, Dubuque and Cincinnati.

We, and our clients, expect and demand attention to safety, efficiency, and quality. We are looking for Construction Management Interns, for the Summer for 2021, who have similar values and beliefs and can translate their expertise and skills to our team.

During the course of this internship, you will learn from successful managers and build skills in the following areas:

  • Project Management, including time management and budgeting

  • Problem Solving

  • Customer Service

  • Leadership

    Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties listed below may vary in terms of importance and other duties may be added or eliminated as this position develops.

  • Visit work sites, interact with field team members and address challenges that arise.

  • Prepare & manage work schedules for company crews as well as subcontractors.

  • Review expenses and partner with Procurement to ensure spending is approved and within budget.

  • Assist in completing production reports and project tracking sheets.

  • Identify patterns and recommend opportunities for improvement.

  • Recommend ideas to streamline processes to create efficiencies for managers and office support staff.

Required Competencies:

  • Currently enrolled in a four-year degree program in Construction Management, Construction Engineering or another closely related field.

  • Preferred 3.0 cumulative GPA.

  • Minimum Sophomore standing.

  • Strong desire to learn hands-on business management.

  • Excellent communication, organization & time management skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver a high level of customer service.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office.

  • Ability to positively influence others and develop strong workplace relations.

  • A valid driver’s license, with a good driving record.

  • Ability to successfully pass pre-employment screenings.

    Additionally, Top Candidates will Have:

  • Ability to read & understand maps and construction prints.

  • Familiarity with basic OSHA regulations.

    Work Conditions/Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work outdoors in unfamiliar surroundings and potentially extreme weather conditions.

  • Work involves walking, squatting, sitting, standing, and occasional lifting.

  • Work may include some regional travel.

  • Highly competitive compensation.

    KS Energy Services is a family centered company, we value hard work, integrity and diversity. Working for KS Energy Services offers the opportunity for a rewarding career in the construction industry.

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