We are seeking talented and career minded individual(s) to work as Construction Inspector(s) in Central, Southern and Western Maine. This is a summer intern position working for Gorrill Palmer on Maine Department of Transportation construction inspection assignments, beginning on or around May 15th. Work may include providing inspection on roadway paving, rehabilitation and reconstruction projects. This internship is ideal for someone currently in college focused in engineering or engineering technology and looking to gain practical and hands-on experience with inspection and oversight of roadway construction projects.
Inspection duties will include basic construction inspection, measurement and documentation of construction activities, computation of quantities and checking work for compliance with specifications. Work may also include performing basic field testing and communicating the test results to your supervisor as well as collecting quantity tickets on paving projects.
Work beyond eight hours per day and beyond 40 hours per week is typically required for this position. Time over 40 hours is compensated at time-and-a-half. Night, weekend and holiday work may also be required. Travel to the job site will be required. Locations of work will vary depending on the assignment.
Ideal applicants for this position will be in college with a focus in engineering or engineering technology with limited knowledge in the principles and practice of engineering and construction. The inspection work is anticipated to start in May (after college classes are complete) and will extend to late August (when college classes restart). The successful candidate should be a good communicator, have solid writing/math skills and be comfortable interacting with others on the job site, including inspectors and contractors. The successful candidate will be expected to follow direction provided by supervisors and senior staff.
The following qualifications are required:
- Seeking a college degree (2 year or 4 year) in Engineering or Engineering Technology or equivalent
- Looking to gain construction inspection experience
- Willing to work more than 40 hours per week
- Reliable, hardworking and willing to follow direction provided by supervisor
- Valid driver’s license with safe/reliable transportation
Interested candidates should forward their resume to:
707 Sable Oaks Drive, Suite 30
South Portland, Maine 04106
Gorrill Palmer is an Equal Opportunity Employer