Construction Management Internship – Summer 2023

Morton Buildings

Morton, IL

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Morton Buildings, Inc. is the industry leader in post-frame construction. We have been in business for more than 110 years and have multiple manufacturing plants servicing over 100 construction centers nationwide. Per year, across America, more than 3,500 new buildings sport the familiar Morton M. Since 2017, Morton Buildings has proudly been 100% Employee Owned.

Morton Buildings, Inc.’s Design Services Department, located in Morton, Illinois is offering a paid student internship from June 2023 to August 2023.  The internship program will provide the student with on-the-job training to develop relevant skills aligned with their current course of study.

Summer housing options are available for the duration of the internship.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Opportunities/Responsibilities:

As a Morton Buildings Intern in the Design Services department, you will gain experience in the areas of Construction Drafting, Management, and Estimating. In addition to the opportunities outlined below, all interns are included in a collaborative team project with other departments.

 

Construction Drafting

  • Learn the basic Morton Buildings post frame building structure via AutoCAD detailing
  • Audit AutoCAD files to ensure all revisions are completed
  • Utilize the drawing generator program to create the initial AutoCAD file for each project
  • Interact with Sales Consultants to acquire answers needed to complete building plans
  • Assist with completing revisions to plans
  • Assist with process improvement initiatives
  • Participate in weekly team meetings
  • Other tasks as identified

 

Construction Management

  • Review Construction Proposals to ensure accurate and complete information
  • Interact with Sales Consultants to acquire information needed to pass projects into the Value Stream
  • Assist with processing of Change Orders
  • Assist with process improvement initiatives
  • Participate in weekly team meetings
  • Other tasks as identified

 

Construction Estimating

  • Job shadow existing construction estimators to better understand the role
  • Assist with process improvement initiatives
  • Participate in weekly team meetings
  • Other tasks as identified

 

Targeted Skills:

  • Strong technical and organizational skills in addition to excellent written and verbal communication skills in a professional environment.
  • A high level of integrity, accuracy, dependability, enthusiasm, and confidentiality.
  • Must be highly motivated with the ability to meet daily deadlines.
  • Self-starter with a positive, willing to learn attitude.
  • Able to work independently, as well as able to work well in a team setting.
  • Service minded with excellent communication and solid documentation skills.

 

Requirements:

  • Targeted Graduation date within two years
  • Pursuing a degree in Construction Management or related discipline

 

Morton Buildings, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace. All candidates offered employment will be subject to a pre-placement test which does include a background and drug screen.