Construction Engineering - Intern
Pittsburgh, PA Development
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Who’s next?
The Summer 2023 Intern Class application period is now open. You won’t only build your résumé: you’ll build new skills by tackling projects on fast-paced teams. What are you waiting for? You got this!

We are always looking for fresh ideas and talent to help challenge the status quo. If you have what it takes, we want to meet you. Our interns make an impact, not coffee runs. You'll get practical, hands-on experience and exposure to all phases of commercial real estate. Oh, and, thanks to our employees' feedback, BSRE continues to make the list of Best Places to Work in Pittsburgh.

A solid project is found with our crew around.
As a Development and Project Management Intern, you can expect to learn genuine, onsite construction project management roles and responsibilities. The intern will assist the project manager and be exposed to many facets of the development process along the way, including design, budgeting, contracting, invoicing, scheduling, construction, quality control, and post-construction actions and documentation for all assigned projects. 

  • Contribute to various aspects of project management on BSRE’s ongoing construction and development of several office buildings: Diamond Ridge (Robinson Township area) and Department of Human Services (downtown Pittsburgh). 
  • Assist with bidding, qualifying, and awarding process for all subcontractors. 
  • Communicate current and accurate information to team members; facilitate distribution of information between clients and vendors. 
  • Manage job processes including Requests for Information (RFI’s), submittals, change order logs, meeting minutes and invoices. 
  • Maintain communication and ensure proper tracking of all subcontractors. 
  • Collaborate with the superintendent to form a project plan and assist with quality control. 
  • Assist in the ordering and tracking of all materials. 
  • Create iCloud photo album for projects and upload progress photos daily. 


What’s in your toolbox? 

  • Junior or senior studying in college or technical school, preferably with a concentration in engineering or construction management. Minimum GPA of 3.0. 
  • Microsoft suite experience. 
  • Ability to work in occupied buildings and coordinate with property and facility management team to ensure proper communication.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team capable of building strong internal and external working relationships 
  • See, hear, talk and perform tasks requiring manual dexterity and visual acuity; kneel, sit, stand, walk, crouch, stoop, reach, pull, push and other similar, repetitive tasks requiring physical activity. 
  • Reliable transportation to/from projects. 
  • A team-player and ability to flourish in a deadline-oriented environment.

How you’ll make it happen

  • Hours: part time position, ranging from 25 to 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday 
  • Environment: Primarily in the field at jobsite.

But wait, there’s more

  • A first-hand perspective of day-to-day life at the best commercial real estate firm in Pittsburgh.
  • Flexibility and autonomy to learn and participate in decision-making.
  • All the tools and resources needed to complete your work as efficiently possible. 
  • Private access to on-site workplace amenities including a fitness center and healthy-living café. 
  • Opportunities to participate in industry networking events.
  • Shadowing, mentoring, and training opportunities with successful business professionals. 
  • Earn college credits (per the college and/or university requirements). 
  • Company apparel. 

Burns Scalo Real Estate has been unlocking human potential by delivering life-changing experiential real estate for more than 65 years. Simply put, we create spaces people want to come to not just have to. When they do, they’re happier, more motivated, and more productive. What we do for our clients, we learned by doing for our people first. Trust us. You’ll feel it when you walk through the front door. 

This position will fill quickly. Don’t miss your opportunity. Apply today. 

BSRE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. 

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