Estimating Intern
San Marcos, TX 
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Job/Internship Description
Estimating Intern
Job Locations US-TX-San Marcos
ID 2021-3070
Category Internships
Position Type Intern
Division : Name Central
Employment Status Full-time Temporary

Work and train with the industry's finest professionals! Flatiron's Intern Program provides challenging and rewarding work opportunities for college students majoring in Civil Engineering and Construction Management.

As an Estimating Intern, you will be given the opportunity to apply your academic training and skills in a real-world setting. In addition, you will assist the estimating team by assisting in preparing the estimate for assigned construction discipline.

In performing any number or combination of the following tasks, you shall support published corporate policies, set a productive and consistent work example, and be responsible to follow up on all tasks assigned.

What you will be doing
    Aids in reviewing proposal specifications, drawings, attend pre-bid meetings, etc. to help determine scope of work and required contents of estimate.
  • Assists in reviewing historical data from purchase orders, subcontracts, productivity analysis reports, etc. into unit and person-hour figures.
  • Supports estimating team by helping to prepare discipline estimates by calculating complete takeoff of scope of work. Assists in calculating material quantity requirements from engineering drawing dimensions.
  • Consults with clients, vendors, or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
  • Assists with design review options and recommends best solution based on cost, engineering quality, or availability of materials.
  • Partners with estimating team to prepare and conduct project hand-off meetings between pursuit team and project management team.
  • Researches and recommends vendors and subcontractors for designated scopes of work to achieve pursuit and cost goals.
  • Maintains knowledge of Company's values and strategic plan.
  • Support published corporate policies.
  • Perform additional assignments per management's direction.
What we are looking for

Field engineer interns/co-ops are required to be currently enrolled in Engineering, Construction Management or a similar program at an accredited technical college or university

Why work for us

Some of the benefits you may be eligible for as an employee are:

  • Comprehensive compensation package and paid time off program
  • Industry leading 401(k)/RRSP
  • Medical/Extended Health Care, Dental, Vison and/or Provincial Medical
  • Wellness benefits & Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

We are an EEO/AA/ADA/Veterans employer.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Type of Compensation
College Credits Earned
Tuition Assistance
Required Student Status
Preferred Majors
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