Intern Project Engineer (Summer '22) at Hoffman Corporation

Posted in Architecture 9 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Chandler, Arizona

Job Description:


POSITION SUMMARY: The Project Engineer Intern may assist the project team or department manager(s) in the following areas: coordination of site logistics, subcontractors/vendors and field inspections, quality control, schedule management, estimating, BIM/VDC or safety and/or document control from project preconstruction through closeout, and other duties as assigned.



  • Interpretation of blueprint construction drawings and technical manuals.

  • Writing and publishing meeting minutes, schedule graphs and activity checklists.

  • Receiving and distributing requests for information and change documents issued by other offices.

  • Organization and filing of record documents.

  • Field surveying and layout of control lines and benchmarks.

  • Information storage and retrieval using computer.

  • Technical advisor at onsite field construction office.

  • Must be able to access all areas and levels of construction site for work progress review.

  • Clear communication skills in speech, handwriting and computer formatting required for responding to information requests.

  • Lifting and carrying of documents and survey equipment up to 40 pounds.

  • Manage technical information Care about people.




  • Standing/Walking/Sitting: workday is combination of standing, walking and sitting

  • Must be able to climb stairs: 5% of day 

  • Hands/Arms: constant use of hands/fingers for mouse/keyboard/computer use 

  • Sight: visual acuity in near, mid and far range vision. Color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, hand/eye coordination 

  • Hearing: sufficient to hear conversational levels in person and over the telephone

  • Speech: sufficient to make oneself heard in person, speak in front of groups, and be understood over the telephone

  • Bending/Twisting: minimal 

  • Kneeling/Crouching/Crawling: minimal 

  • Constant mental alertness, accuracy, and attention to detail required 

  • Must be able to work independently, make decisions, and follow through on all assignments 

  • Must use creativity, independent judgment, and organizational and problem-solving skills to determine best method to accomplish desired results 

  • Must be able to plan and organize work 

  • Must possess strong organizational and computer use skills and have a high level of competency to read/write/speak English, interpret construction related documentation and communicate with coworkers 



  • Education background in materials and methods of construction

  • Pursuit of Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture or equivalent degree or equivalent work experience

  • Experience in organizing technical data in a neat and accurate method

  • Familiar with CSI specification system for construction.

  • Ability to work closely with trade and craft people in a field work situation

  • Patience, professionalism and ability to maintain a cooperative attitude through pressure situations

  • Skill in handling several work activities at once while frequently interrupted by phone calls and urgent questions on work in progress

  • Training in design document reading, design specifications, survey theory and techniques

  • Highly developed visual observation and interpretation skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, MS Teams) and Bluebeam

  • Experience with critical path method scheduling software such as Suretrack Project Manager and Primavera Project Planner (P6) experience. Experience with Autocad

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