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Turner Construction Company 2021-22 Entry Level Engineer (Construction General Contractor) in Seattle, Washington

TURNER CONSTRUCTION IS HIRING 2022 GRADS! Turner Construction is the leading general builder in the United States performing work in market segments including Healthcare, Education, Sports, Residential, Biotech, and Commercial Office. In the Seattle area, we have been responsible for such iconic projects as Century Link Field, the renovation of Husky Stadium, and the historic renovation of Pike Place market. You can currently see our tower cranes dotting the Seattle and Bellevue skies. Our company has earned international recognition for undertaking complex projects, fostering innovation, embracing emerging technologies, and making a difference for our clients, employees and community. While we build buildings, our true goal is to enrich the communities where we live and work.

We know choosing an employer to begin your career with is a big decision, which is why Turner prides itself on its career development and training programs. With more than 1,500 national projects each year, we ensure each individual’s career path is fulfilling and dynamic. We seek to employ thought-provoking leaders who excel in a fast-paced, challenging, and collaborative environment. We encourage eager learners who share our company's values of sustainable building and creating inclusive and diverse workplaces to apply.

Position Description: The Engineering Assistant has the opportunity to learn about and contribute to the administration of all engineering scopes on an assigned construction project, assisting with budget, scheduling, communication, and other matters as assigned by the Project Engineer. The Engineering Assistant will interface regularly on site with fellow Engineers, Project Managers, Superintendents, Safety Professionals, and Skilled Labor, and will have the opportunity to work with departments such as Finance, Pre-construction, and VDC as their project requires.

Reports To: Project Engineer

Essential Duties & Responsibilities*:

  • Assist in obtaining and reviewing information and approvals for processing of shop drawings, product data and samples. Assist in the communication of this information across all levels of the project team.

  • Assist in managing other aspects of communication including submission and responses for Requests for Information (RFI's).

  • Assist in preparing estimates for changes in the work including review of Change Order requests from subcontractors.

  • Study contract drawings, specifications and shop drawings to ensure proper coordination and installation.

  • Assist in the maintenance and updating of contract documents, electronic web-based documents and project logs.

  • Distribute information required for construction to appropriate parties.

  • Assist engineering to ensure that materials and equipment are released for fabrication or manufacture in time to meet the construction schedule.

  • Assist in the preparation of final records for the project including close-out documents, Operations/Maintenance (OM) Manuals, etc.

  • If assigned to another Business Unit department, will perform the requisite duties and responsibilities.