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Assistant Project Management Intern

Company: CareerLink
Location: Grandview
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

12015 Merritt Rd Grandview Missouri 64030

Why Valmont

Welcome to Valmont, where a world of opportunity awaits. When you join our team, you become part of a passionate group dedicated to changing lives and conserving resources around the globe. We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. At Valmont, we provide infrastructure, irrigation, tubing and coatings to the world. We strengthen cities. We nourish croplands. We design, manufacture and coat. Our products and services make a difference. Join us, and BUILD YOUR WORLD.

A Brief Summary of This Position:
Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for an Assistant Project Management Intern position in the Utility Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will be an active participant in contributing to the goals of the substation Management team, while learning best practices from the finest Project Managers in the industry. You will learn real world skills while gaining exposure to other parts of the business.

Valmont's internship program mission is to provide a hands-on learning experience through project work, leadership development, job shadowing and interaction with senior leadership.

Essential Functions:
This position reports to the Senior Director of Substation Packaging and has no direct or indirect reports
Prepare estimates based on technical specifications, scope of work, drawings and/or sketches including detailed quantity take-offs for each project
Determine the most economic and cost efficient material that conforms to project drawings and specifications
Confirm all necessary materials and supplies are included in the scope of work and ensure that unnecessary items are excluded from the estimates
Create and Organize material lists for electrical substation and transmission line projects
Prepare project submittals to be issued for client approval
Review and check in material at arrival to verify compliance with each material order

Other Important Details about the Role:
Ability to work closely with customers, maintaining and enhancing strong, long-term customer relationships
Gain knowledge of construction methods
Gain knowledge of basic engineering concepts and practices

Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):
Junior or Senior studying civil/structural or electrical engineering technology or related field
3.0 or higher GPA recommended
A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Adobe, and Outlook
Good written and verbal communication skills
Self-starter with excellent organizational skills in planning and organizing to handle multiple tasks concurrently
Good understanding of principles, methods, and techniques of civil, structural and electrical construction

Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications
Experience or knowledge in substation related field

Benefits:
Great opportunity to gain career related course work experience from an industry leader
Paid Internship - Valmont values you
Potential development into a regular full-time position
Flexible full-time day shift hours during the school semester or summer
A thriving culture in a growing business
Interactive group activities with intern peers

Working Environment and Physi

Keywords: CareerLink, Overland Park , Assistant Project Management Intern, Executive , Grandview, Kansas

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