Summer 2024 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>

Atlanta, GA

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>

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Full Time

Overview: <p><strong>CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGEMENT CO-OP</strong></p> <p>McKenney's Inc., voted one of Atlanta and Charlotte's BEST PLACES TO WORK,&nbsp;is seeking Engineering&nbsp;and Construction Management Majors who are interested in the construction industry.&nbsp;&nbsp;As an industry leading mechanical contractor, McKenney&rsquo;s has specialized in HVAC and Plumbing construction throughout the greater Atlanta area for over 70 years. At McKenney&rsquo;s&nbsp;our co-ops are an integral part of the success for our projects and the company, and we rely on and encourage their fresh ideas.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>WHY CO-OP WITH US</strong></p> <p>A successful Co-op will learn how to estimate projects and scopes of work, work directly with vendors to purchase material and equipment, and support Field Foreman and customer needs through scheduling and site logistics management.&nbsp;Experienced, successful Co-ops will have the opportunity to run jobs from inception, through construction and final job closeout, under the guidance of their Project Manager.&nbsp;As a co-op, you will be part of the team from day one and given training and tasks that are important and impactful to our projects' success.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Work hand in hand with their Project Manager to manage the mechanical construction of major projects from start to finish in the Greater Atlanta Area.</li> <li>Coordinate with vendors to schedule and procure major material and equipment&nbsp;purchases for the construction project.</li> <li>Regularly update and project cost expenditures for the project&rsquo;s multi-million-dollar&nbsp;budgets.</li> <li>Plan with Project Managers and Field Foreman to hit major schedule milestones with the&nbsp;field crews onsite.</li> <li>Regularly survey project sites for adherence to McKenney&rsquo;s safety, quality, and&nbsp;productivity values.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>WHAT IS THE CRITERIA FOR A MCKENNEY&rsquo;S CO-OP</strong></p> <ul> <li>Candidates&nbsp;must be able to complete a&nbsp;<u>minimum of 2 full-time</u>, alternating co-op rotations in the office they are being hired for prior to their graduation.</li> <li>It is preferred to complete 3 rotations.&nbsp;<strong>(Summer 2024, Spring 2025, Fall 2025).</strong></li> <li>Students must be enrolled in a co-op program at an accredited engineering school majoring in Mechanical, Civil, or Industrial Engineering&nbsp;or&nbsp;Construction Management<strong>.<br /></strong></li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND CHARACTERISTICS</strong></p> <ul> <li>Self-motivated and team-orientated.</li> <li>Ability to use time productively.</li> <li>Must be a self-starter with ability to work well independently and as part of a team.</li> <li>Maintain a strong attention to detail.</li> <li>Ability to effectively communicate across a diverse group of people (PMs, drafting, field&nbsp;staff, fabrication shops, etc.).</li> <li>Light physical effort. Requires handling average-weight objects up to 25 pounds and&nbsp;some standing or walking.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORTS</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>