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Project Manager/Estimator Intern

Milford, Michigan · Construction/Facilities
Merlo Construction, located in Milford, Michigan is a high-growth concrete and excavation Company. Our culture is built upon teamwork – from the top leaders to the newest employees just learning the trade. The Company prides itself on being a self-managed team with a “can-do” attitude.
The Position
The Company is looking for an aspiring Project Manager/Estimator Co-Op / Intern to join their growing team. Ideal candidates for this position would be working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management. However, we are willing to look at candidates in a general education program. This position offers someone with interest in the construction industry an opportunity to gain hands-on experience. 

The Project Manager/Estimator Co-Op / Intern position will be full time during summer break and approximately 15 hours per week during the school year, with flexibility. This position has the potential to eventually become a full-time, permanent position, depending upon the individual’s success with the Company and in the position.
Qualities of a Successful Intern Include:
  • Flexibility and willingness to work in any conditions and on a variety of projects
  • Desire to gain hands-on experience and potentially grow with a stable company
  • Progression toward a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Ability to efficiently analyze and organize significant amounts of information quickly
  • Hard-working and dependable
  • Capability to problem solve and communicate effectively
Typical Internship Components:   
  • Manage document control, RFI’s and submittals
  • Schedule updates
  • Subcontractor review and management
  • Coordination of material suppliers, and more
Career Path
The objective of the Company’s internship program is to develop Interns into construction professionals for permanent hire upon graduation. Beyond that, the long-term goal is to progress into an Estimating of Operational role.

The Recruiting Process
The recruitment process will include a mixture of phone and in-person interviews, candidate assessments, and a pre-employment background check and drug test. The process is designed to make sure that candidates are aligned with the Company’s long-term goals and have shared core values.
The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer!
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