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Skanska is seeking recent graduates in the field of Civil Engineering, Construction Management and similar disciplines for full-time employment in our Skanska USA Civil West Core Competency Training Program (CCTP) beginning in 2020. The CCTP is not an internship; it is full-time employment in which the first two years are conducted as a formal rotational program designed to give entry level engineers the opportunity to work in all areas of business which are critical to our success as a Best of Class Heavy Civil Contractor. Individuals will complete a 24-month program consisting of six rotations of four months each.  At the completion of all rotations, the employee is assigned to a position that is the best fit for both the employee and Skanska based on the employee’s individual strengths and ability to contribute to the company’s bottom line.
 
Sequence of the rotations will be tailored to the company’s needs matched with the participant’s strengths, weaknesses and development progress. Core business areas identified for rotations are:
 
·         Office/Field Engineer
·         Environmental, Health and Safety
·         Assistant Superintendent
·         Preconstruction/Estimating
·         Project/Cost Controls
·         Wild Card Rotation (Identified by company need, participant’s strengths and development progress)
 
The CCTP goes far beyond moving employees through different areas of our corporate structure. Each employee in the program is under the instruction and guidance of experienced personnel during this program. In addition, the highest level of management will follow each employee’s progress in order to develop our people in the shortest practical time into capable, productive managers, well versed in all aspects of our construction business.
 
Based on rotation assignment, major duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Receive, review, forward and track status of submittals 
  • Initiate, prepare, review, track and distribute RFIs
  • Assist in management of project permit process
  • Assist in preparations of bid packages and procurement
  • Update construction schedule based on project team input, Trade Contractor progress and materials delivery 
  • Change management systems, including soliciting, receiving, reviewing, and preparing quotations and change orders 
  • Track and inspect material deliveries
  • Compile reports regarding financial performance of the project
  • Assist in preparation of monthly owner project status reports, as required
  • Attend and/or lead project meetings, as directed by Project/Department Manager and record meeting minutes
  • Assist and/or complete project close-out
  • Perform quantity take-off and other estimating or pre-construction duties as required
  • Communicate and enforce Skanska Safety and Health Management Program  
  • Demonstrate commitment to an Injury-Free Environment through own actions and mentoring others
  • Plan, coordinate, supervise and direct all planning and direct all planning and scheduling activities.
  • Provide development/implementation of project controls standards and procedures.
  • Interface/maintain liaison with project management, owner, subcontractors, etc. while maintaining effective relationships
  • Perform estimating or accounting activities
  • Additional duties as required
Job Skills & Abilities Guidelines
  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly to fast paced, deadline driven environment
  • Knowledge of basic phases of construction projects
  • Ability to read and interpret plans and specs
  • Proficiency in mathematics functions (geometry, basic algebra and basic accounting) is preferred
  • Proficiency with computer programs such as MS Office suite, Outlook, AutoCAD, scheduling software
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to deliver quality work within the expected timeframe
  • Effective organizational skills
  • Must be able to exercise positive and effective interpersonal skills in a diverse team environment
  • Must be committed to complying with all company policies, practices and standards of performance
  • Desire to pursue a long term career in the Heavy Civil Construction industry
Education and/or Experience
A completed Bachelor’s Degree in a field of study such as Construction Management; Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Civil Engineering or related fields.  Open to new graduates between December 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020.
 
Work Environment/Job Conditions may include:
This job may be performed in an office environment or on a project site and may require frequent sitting (often working with a computer), frequent walking, standing, bending and reaching. Due to computer usage there may be repetitive motions of the hands and wrists. She/he must be able to navigate a jobsite and must comply with all company safety requirements in the office and on the jobsite.
 
The main office for Skanska USA Civil West is located in Riverside, California with several project sites throughout Los Angeles, San Bernardino, San Diego counties as well as the San Francisco Bay Area. Over the course of the 24-month rotational program, participants may be assigned to a variety of locations requiring that the participant have reliable transportation. The possibility of a need to relocate throughout northern and/or southern California may exist in some cases, but will be evaluated by the company on an as needed basis.
 
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.  Duties and responsibilities may be added or changed as deemed appropriate by management at any time.

 

Skanska is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.

 

 


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