Construction Summer Intern

Avalon Bay Los Angeles , CA 90009

Posted 3 months ago

Position Type: Intern (Full Time)

Job Type: Non Exempt

State::CA City:Los Angeles

Brand:Corporate

Overview

AvalonBay is proud to be named one of Glassdoor's Best Places to Work in 2019.

AvalonBay Communities, Inc. is one of the nation's leading Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), in the business of developing, redeveloping, acquiring and managing high-quality apartment communities in high barrier-to-entry markets of the United States. Operating as our own general contractor, AvalonBay has a long-term track record of building high-end apartment homes in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Pacic Northwest, Northern California, and Southern California regions of the country.

Our decentralized, fully integrated construction platform has been integral to our success. Our construction teams, which are located in each of our core markets, are committed to driving results to build best-in-class apartment homes.

Creating a better way to liveis the purpose that binds AvalonBay associates.We take that purpose seriously and expect you will as well. By focusing on collaboration, innovation, and taking ownership of our choices and actions, we act in ways that focus on creating value for our customers, investors and associates. Your positive, professional, and consistentpersonal interactions make AvalonBay a great place to work.

The Role

We are looking for the right candidate to join our construction team as a summer intern. The internship will be based at one or more construction projects in the Los Angeles area.

As an intern, you will gain experience in the construction management of multi-family apartment communities in Baltimore and the surrounding areas. This opportunity will provide exposure to a variety of stages in the construction management process such as site and concrete work, framing, rough mechanicals, finishes, budgeting and scheduling.

In addition, you will collaborate with Superintendents, Project Managers, Contractors, Subcontractors, Lead Engineers and Architects, gaining an advanced understanding of the different roles that are required for successful construction projects.

The intern will also learn how changes, clarifications, directives, RFIs, etc. are updated in real-time and coordinated with team members and subcontractors/suppliers to maintain smooth and efficient schedules.

AvalonBay Communities has a commitment to integritydoing the right thing, always. The intern will learn about our Incident and Injury-Free Workplace safety culture, how to recognize and reinforce best safety practices, and gain a comprehensive understanding of different safety laws and regulations.

You Have...

Qualified candidates must be enrolled in an undergraduate Construction Management, Civil Engineering or related program. Prior construction-related internships or work experience is beneficial, but not required.

The ideal candidate would have

  • The ability to quickly pick up new skills

  • The desire to expand their base knowledge of construction and gain exposure to new areas of the business

  • Proficient computer skills including the ability to work in spread sheets, word processors, etc.

  • Strong leadership and management abilities

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

Additional Info

AvalonBay is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive and diverse work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We believe that in order to achieve our purpose of creating a better way to live, we must recruit, develop and retain associates with a wide range of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives and create an environment that encourages all voices to be heard, understood and appreciated. With this we know we can do great things.

AvalonBay will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with requirements under the law.

Job ID 23218



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