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Project Engineer Intern

Company: UIC Government Services and the Bowhead Family of
Location: Wasilla
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Project Engineer Intern
Job Summary:
Project Engineer Intern will be responsible for assisting the Project Engineer and/or Project Manager with the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control, and completion of specific projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments, and goals.
Essential Functions:

  • Read and accurately interpret project plans and specifications for the proper execution of work as defined in project documents.

  • Assist the Project Engineer with the completion of construction documents including RFI's, Submittals, Purchase Orders, Serial Letters, etc.

  • Track project reports including daily reports, production reports, labor reports, submittals, equipment utilization, schedules, projections, and activity progress, budget versus actual reports.

  • Perform Take-Off's whether for estimating or during project execution by calculating dimensions, square footage, or calculating material quantities.

  • Assist Surveyor with lay out, reference points, grades and elevations.

  • Analyze and update project budgets, margin projections, and budget vs actual reports.

  • Assist with project quality control, including the testing of soils for adequacy and conformance, as well as materials meeting the project specifications.

  • Assist Project Engineer with SWPPP Program.

  • Create, Plan, and update work plans for various activities.

  • Track project deliverables using appropriate tools, including heavy job, excel, etc.

  • Provide direction and support to project team.

  • Monitor and report on progress of project to appropriate parties.

  • Present reports defining project progress, problems, and solutions.

  • Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs.

  • Project evaluations and assessment of results.

  • Consolidate and analyze historical data and assist with estimating on future projects.

  • Inspect or review projects to monitor compliance with environmental and safety codes, or other regulations.

    Knowledge and Critical Skills/Expertise:

    • The applicant must be an excited, energetic, professional with a desire to produce quality product while strengthening Owner, Engineer, Subcontractor, and Supplier relationships.

    • Excellent planning and organizing skills.

    • Assist with executing the project according to the project plans and specifications.

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

    • Ensure that project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality.

    • Willingness to learn new skills such as CPM Scheduling, Time Management, Quality Control, Cost Control, and Submittal review, Purchase Orders, Change Orders, and Subcontracts.

    • Computer literacy is critical including understanding of Excel, Word, Power Point, MS Projects or similar scheduling programs with the ability to learn new programs.

    • Must be able to read and interpret engineering, architectural, other constructions drawings, and specifications.

    • Implementation of corporate safety program and applicable safety regulations.

    • Implement and complete quality and inspections procedures.

    • Excellent mathematical skills are required with the ability to perform quantity and material takeoffs from construction documents.

    • Ability to be flexible and work effectively in a fast-paced environment.

    • Demonstrate ethical conduct, professional presentation and cultural awareness.

      Required Experience:

      • One year of experience in heavy civil or vertical construction or two or more years of training in engineering related field such as civil engineering or construction management.

      • Familiarity with job cost tracking.

      • Experience with Microsoft word, excel, and power point.

      • Knowledge of construction materials and practices.

      • Familiarity of P6 or Microsoft Projects Scheduling Software

        Physical Demands:

        • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to read text on a computer screen and in hard copy, stand or sit, talk, and hear.

        • The employee is frequently required to enter information into computers via a keyboard or other peripheral device.

        • Exposure to moderate levels of noise in a well-lit, well-ventilated and moderately paced environment.

        • Continuously required to sit, hear and/or respond to verbal/audio cues, perform repetitive motions of hands and wrists, and read computer screen.

        • Continuously required to stand or walk.

        • Occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, twist, bend, or reach with hands and arms.

        • Occasionally required to push, pull and/or carry objects up to 50 pounds.

          Environmental Conditions:

          • The work environment is that of a typical project site office.

          • Most often the location will be on a construction site.

          • Often jobsites are located in rural areas.

            Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC's Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant's resume/application may be subject to verification.
            Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.
            UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCPhere ( .
            All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (
            The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
            UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting. Bowhead offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short/long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plans as well as a paid time off programs for eligible full-time employees. Eligible part-time employees are able to participate in the 401(k) retirement plans and state or contract required paid time off programs.
            ID 2022-17716
            Category Engineering
            Position Type Full-Time
            Location : Location US-AK-Wasilla
            Travel Requirement 25% - 50%

Keywords: UIC Government Services and the Bowhead Family of , Anchorage , Project Engineer Intern, Engineering , Wasilla, Alaska

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