United Technologies Corporation Construction Management Intern (Summer 2019) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Job ID: 16635

City: Cedar Rapids

State: Iowa

Country: United States

Category: Administrative Support, Interns/Co-Ops

Job Type:


Requisition ID: 16635

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackling the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies – Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

Job Summary

Collins Aerospace is looking for a Construction Management Intern versed in construction sequencing, site management and safety. Individual should be familiar with managing construction sites, processes and standards. Individual will be expected to act as a role model for others in regards to Environmental, Safety & Health (ES&H) initiatives.

Job Responsibilities

  • Follow the priorities assigned by leader to complete all necessary tasks related to major construction projects and renovation.

  • Assist in the monitoring and tracking of project costs and schedule.

  • Take part in reviewing bid versus actuals data.

  • Help assigns projects and tasks to team based on Construction Manager guidance.

  • Review and help ensure sites\projects meet safety policies and procedures. Help monitor workplace training and safety plans.

  • Work directly with contractors and professionals working in electrical, plumbing, carpentry, air-conditioning, heating, painting, and general maintenance trades.

  • Review and provides input to organizational policies relevant to the facilities department.

  • Provide input for strategic planning and expansion plans and participate on the definition of the metrics for the maintenance department.

  • Participate in and\or lead daily meetings with construction crews to strengthen confidence and sense of continuous improvement.

  • Work directly with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of needed materials.

Basic Qualifications

  • Must be capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance.

  • US Citizenship is required.

  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and student must be pursuing a Bachelor's or advanced degree in an applicable discipline.

  • Pursing a Construction Management or similar degree.


  • Highly Cooperative - Takes personal initiative to proactively serve as team motivator.

  • Customer Service Oriented - Provides customers with quality experiences, establishing and maintaining effective relationships.

  • Dependable – Will follow up and follow through on all tasks with high levels of accuracy.

  • Detail Oriented- Rarely makes errors but accepts responsibility for those that are made.

  • Relationship Builder - Develops relationships with others that are based on trust.

  • Effective Time Manager - Works from a daily to-do list but will re-organize if priorities suddenly shift.

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • And more

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

Collins Aerospace is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.


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