April 12, 2017

Summer Intern, Conner Homes, posted 4/12

Job Title: Summer Intern
Company: Conner Homes
Dalton Smith, Project Manager

Conner Homes is looking for eager candidates for a summer internship program exposing them to many facets of the Residential Development process. Throughout the course of the summer you will spend time both in the office and field with some combination of our purchasing, land development, and field operations departments.

Production: Assist and shadow the Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent in their daily activities of managing production home construction.
Job scheduling, planning, coordination, and control
Quality control process
Job site safety
Coordinate inspections, walk with building inspectors
Final detailing and closing of a home
Personal task management, administrative
Cost control

Land Development: Assist and shadow the Land Manager and Development Superintendent in their daily activities of developing raw land into finished plats.
Land feasibility analysis
Conceptual design through budget estimating
Contractor selection and buyout
Applying for and coordination of franchise utilities
Plat construction scheduling
Permitting and bonding
Plat construction management
Quality and cost control
Civil Engineering – Plan review

Purchasing: Work with the purchasing department on project buy-out and assisting the project managers.
Conceptual estimating
Collect and analyze bids
Contractor selection and buyout
Job budgeting
Change order pricing/processing
Job cost review
Reporting for project managers
Permitting and submittals

Intern will also have exposure to the various other aspects that make up a residential construction company, including accounting, marketing, sales, and acquisition. Ideal applicant would possess the following skills:

Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word
Residential building experience
Knowledge and familiarity with structures and assemblies and construction techniques
Negotiation and purchasing skills
Budget management skills
Team player
Problem solving skills
High quality standards
Self-motivated, pro-active
Effective time manager
Goal achiever
Positive attitude