CDM Smith Construction Manager Intern in Sioux City, Iowa

Job Description:

Please note: this position could be based in our Wadsworth, Ohio home office or, at one of our project sites in various states throughout the United States.

The Construction Manager Intern is responsible for assisting the Construction Manager with the overall construction of a project.

Particular responsibilities may vary from project to project; however, they essentially include:

  • Responsible for the assistance and coordination with the Construction Manager of the overall field operations of a project from the standpoint of scheduling, daily reports, quality reports, conformances to drawings, specifications, and communication with the subcontractors, if required.

  • Is able to utilize value judgment and communicate closely with the Construction Manager.

  • Observes construction to ensure contractor work is correct, safe, meets quality control measures and the intent of the design and/or shop drawings.

  • Writes Daily Reports and Quality Inspection Reports for review with the Construction Manager which becomes record document.

  • Takes progress photographs of construction events and labels and identifies each photograph.

  • Assist Construction Manager with Monthly Progress Reports.

  • Ensures that contractors are using the latest design drawing revision for construction.

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Job Title:

Construction Manager Intern

Minimum Qualifications:


  • The Construction Manager Intern should be currently pursuing a construction management degree or be a recent graduate of a construction management degree program.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Physical Requirements Necessary to Perform Essential Job Functions:

  • Strong computer aptitude to include basic knowledge of Microsoft Project and/or Prima Vera.

  • Strong organizational and communication skills.

  • Team player attitude.

  • Understanding of building materials and construction methods; knowledge of procedures for production of construction documents and bid packages.

  • Ability to make independent decisions within scope of position duties/responsibilities.

  • Problem solving skills.

  • Cost conscious.

  • Passionate.

  • Works overtime as required.


  • Provide accurate information in the Daily Reports and Quality Inspection Reports.

  • Monitoring construction schedule with/for the Construction Manager.

  • Maintain responsive, smooth relations with parallel operation within The Perry Group.

  • Understand The Perry Group Quality Policy Statement.

  • Follow the Quality Systems Work Instructions.

Contacts Required:

  • Outside contacts may include clients, utilities, manufacturers, governmental agencies and contractors regarding questions or additional information needed on projects.Accountability

Preferred Qualifications:

Willingness to travel: this position could be based in our Wadsworth, Ohio home office or, at one of our project sites in various states throughout the United States

EEO Statement:

The Louis Perry Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Site Location:

United States - Nationwide

Amount of Travel Required:


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Why Louis Perry?:

Louis Perry & Associates:

Built on a foundation of strong values, high morals, integrity and passion, Louis Perry & Associates will not only provide you with a rewarding career but the encouragement and tools to become a success.

More than being one of the largest and fastest growing engineering and architectural firms in the nation, Louis Perry & Associates also offers a world of opportunity. From training courses and seminars to state-of-the-art technology and a stable, supportive corporate environment, we’re committed to providing the best for our employees and securing the continued success of our company

The Perry Group:

The Perry Group is a full-service, design/build, general construction and construction management firm and a specialized equipment systems manufacturer. Over the past twelve years, we have built, fabricated and managed nearly $1 billion worth of construction and equipment projects.