Kirkwood Community College

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Construction Intern



, Iowa

Internship Length: 45 hrs
Office Hours: 7:30 AM-4:30 PM

Essential Functions:

 

  • Learn to read blueprints.
  • Learn through hands-on experience with such things as concrete work, carpentry, roofing and drywall
  • Help keep jobsite neat and organized to promote positive image.  Use appropriate behavior in keeping with the mission, vision and beliefs and in accordance with operating procedures and policies.

 

Minimum Requirements:

 

  • Skills/Knowledge:  Ability to follow instructions. Must have strong organizational and communication skills, be a team player, and enjoy working with the public without bias or prejudice. Must be detail-oriented. Professional and trustworthy conduct is required. Must be courteous and respectful. Natural mechanical abilities helpful, along with basic knowledge of tools.
  • Must be a high school student in good standing and be 18. 
  • Preference given to students in their high school Building Trades classes.
  • Must have recommendation from Building Trades or Industrial Tech teacher.
  • Student must wear appropriate clothing (nothing loose or baggy) and should wear a work shoe or boot.  A professional appearance is essential.

 

THIS DESCRIPTION DOES NOT LIST ALL DUTIES. INTERN MAY BE ASKED TO PERFORM OTHER DUTIES BY THE STAFF OR SUPERVISOR. INTERN WILL BE EVALUATED ON PERFORMANCE OF THE PROJECTS LISTED AS WELL AS INTERACTION WITH EMPLOYEES AND CLIENTS. ON-SITE HOURS WILL BE NEGOTIATED WITH EACH CANDIDATE.

SAFETY EXPECTATIONS, INCLUDING HARASSMENT, SHOULD BE REVIEWED WITH THE HOST.

 




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