Fall 2023 Construction Project Management Co-op

<strong>McKenney’s has been going strong for more than seven decades. Our culture values people and ideas, and we work together to deliver the most innovative solutions to our customers. We help you grow in your career through training and support, and as an equal opportunity employer, we provide comprehensive benefits and give you a firm foundation for the future.</strong>

Greensboro, NC

McKenney's Inc.

<h4><strong>BUILDING A HIGHER STANDARD<br /></strong></h4> <p><strong><br /> Since 1948, our proven approach has ensured high-quality solutions at every stage of a building. But we know that providing the highest level of services takes the right people and a healthy environment. With this in mind, our focus is to improve the lives of our customers, employees and communities around us through all aspects of what we do.<br /> <br /> Self-performance of all trades, in-house shops and over seven decades of experience have made us the top choice in mechanical contractors, providing highly efficient mechanical systems and a full range of services that meet your unique needs.</strong></p> https://www.mckenneys.com/

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Full Time

Overview: <p>McKenney's Inc. voted one of Atlanta and Charlotte's BEST PLACES TO WORK&nbsp;is seeking Engineering&nbsp;and Construction Management Majors for our Charlotte, NC location&nbsp;who are interested in the construction industry.</p> <p><strong><u>WHY CO-OP WITH US?</u></strong></p> <p>Do you thrive on building things? Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit? If you have answered yes, this is the Co-op position that you&rsquo;re looking for. McKenney's Inc has a long history of success in hiring Co-ops. Many of our current leaders started in the Co-op program. The Co-ops work in a collaborative team environment under the leadership of the Project Managers and perform duties similar to those of an Assistant PM while transforming the skyline and existing spaces within the Southeast.&nbsp;</p>
Responsibilities: <p>The responsibilities and job skills learned are primarily dependent upon the individual Co-op's drive, determination, and ability to learn and function on a multi-disciplinary project team.&nbsp;A successful Co-op will learn how to estimate projects and write proposals.&nbsp;They will work directly with vendors to purchase material and equipment. Additionally, they will support the Field Foreman and customer needs through scheduling and site logistics management.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Co-ops are responsible for obtaining permits, assembling submittal&nbsp;and the operating and maintenance manual.&nbsp;The Co-op will interface directly with the Field Foremen of McKenney&rsquo;s as well as those of the General Contractors and other subcontractors to resolve problems and remove obstacles (construct ability and design issues).&nbsp;Experienced, successful Co-ops have run jobs from inception, through construction and final job closeout, under the guidance of their PM.</p>
Requirements: <p>Candidates must be able to complete 3 full-time co-op rotations prior to their graduation<strong>&nbsp;(Fall 2023, Summer 2024, Spring 2025)</strong>. Students must be enrolled in a co-op program at an accredited engineering school majoring in Mechanical, Civil, or Industrial&nbsp;Engineering,&nbsp;or Construction Management.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><u>WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORTS</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Work involves moderate exposure to elements, such as hot/cold temperatures, dirt, dust, and/or loud noises.</li> <li>Work environment involves some exposure to construction-related hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.</li> <li>Light physical effort. Requires handling average-weight objects up to 25 pounds and some standing or walking.</li> <li>Work requires local and occasional out-of-town travel to job sites and customer locations.</li> </ul> <br /><br /> <p>Moving Safety Forward, our initiative for continuous improvements in our safety culture, reminds us that we are on a journey toward a zero-incident culture. In all we do, we must work to build a partnership with our employees, customers and business associates that empowers them all with the ability to do their jobs safely.</p> <p>McKenney&rsquo;s is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. Qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to age, color, religion, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, or gender identity. McKenney&rsquo;s is a smoke-free and drug-free workplace.</p> <br /> <p>&nbsp;</p>