Part-Time or Full-Time Internship

Job Description:

This is a hybrid position with the potential to be in field or in office, depending on the current needs of the company and the applicant’s interest and abilities.

Job Responsibilities:

When in the office, assist and support Project Managers and office staff with various daily tasks including but not limited to:

  • Assist Project Manager by obtaining pricing for the development of cost estimates
  • Maintain current and orderly job site files
  • Support Project Manager in the preparation of daily and monthly reports
  • Assist Project Manager in obtaining required permits for the work from governmental agencies and incoordinating required inspections by appropriate inspectors
  • Maintain document control and distribution
  • Assist the Project Manager and Superintendent with coordinating the work of each trade
  • Assist with printing and updating plans and specifications
  • Assist with answering phones and greeting clients when needed
  • Local miscellaneous errand running in company vehicle
  • Scanning and saving miscellaneous documents and drawings
  • Assist project management team with the submittal and distribution of project documents via ProCore
  • Assist with the set-up and bid request for current projects bidding, including phone calls and emails tocontractors and vendors
  • Maintain updated drawing logs for all current and bidding projects
  • Assist with the project set-up; this includes uploading plans, specs, permit documents, contracts, andother information into ProCore
  • Assist with collecting and saving documents for project closeout
  • Other duties that might be assigned by the project management team or office staff

When on-site, assist and support the project Superintendent with various daily task including but not limited to: 

  • Assist with the coordinating and supervising all on site activities
  • Identify and resolve construction site problems
  • Prioritizing tasks to provide for smooth flow of project
  • Promote teamwork and good company morale
  • Assist with coordinating inspections with authorities having jurisdiction
  • Assist with generating “Requests for Information” and communicate to project manager for submission
  • Assist with operating an organized on-site project office including but not limited to up-to-date contractdocuments, project filing system and as-built construction documents
  • Assist with overseeing the quality of construction, worker productivity, and jobsite safety practice
  • Assist superintendent with any light carpentry work needed on the project site
  • Always comply with Scherer Construction/OSHA safety standards on site
  • Establish and maintain a positive relationship with many different people, including owners, architects, engineers and local building officials, craft workers 
  • Assist with the coordination of all site deliveries and storage 
  • Responsible for maintaining the Company property 
  • Other duties that might be assigned by the project management team 

Job Skills, Knowledge, Training and Experience:

  • This is an intern / entry level position. Previous experience is preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of ProCore software is preferred but not required
  • Required: proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Some physical labor required
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs.

Education and Training Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be actively pursuing a career path in Construction Management through UF or UNF