Rockwell Collins Construction Management Intern (Part-time Fall 2018) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Requisition ID: 12307

Want to work with some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet? Do you value relationships, commitment, innovation and integrity? Want to be a part of a company that has been named numerous times as America's Best Employer in Aerospace and Defense by Forbes magazine?

Then Rockwell Collins is the place for you. Join our team and build a rewarding career while helping to deliver the most trusted source of aviation and high-integrity solutions in the world.

We are currently searching for a Construction Management Intern (Part-time Fall 2018) to join our team in Cedar Rapids, IA (1000). A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates. Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Rockwell Collins as the place to build a rewarding career, while helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. It's an exciting time to become a part of our team. Join us and discover how high your career can soar at Rockwell Collins.

Job Summary

Rockwell Collins is looking for a Construction Management Intern versed in construction sequencing, site management and safety. Individual should be familiar with managing construction sites, processes and standards. Individual will be expected to act as a role model for others in regards to Environmental, Safety & Health (ES&H) initiatives.

Job Responsibilities

  • Follow the priorities assigned by leader to complete all necessary tasks related to major construction projects and renovation.

  • Assist in the monitoring and tracking of project costs and schedule.

  • Take part in reviewing bid versus actuals data.

  • Help assigns projects and tasks to team based on Construction Manager guidance.

  • Review and help ensure sites\projects meet safety policies and procedures. Help monitor workplace training and safety plans.

  • Work directly with contractors and professionals working in electrical, plumbing, carpentry, air-conditioning, heating, painting, and general maintenance trades.

  • Review and provides input to organizational policies relevant to the facilities department.

  • Provide input for strategic planning and expansion plans and participate on the definition of the metrics for the maintenance department.

  • Participate in and\or lead daily meetings with construction crews to strengthen confidence and sense of continuous improvement.

  • Work directly with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of needed materials.

Basic Qualifications

  • Must be capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance.

  • US Citizenship is required.

  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and student must be pursuing a Bachelor's or advanced degree in an applicable discipline.

  • Pursing a Construction Management or similar degree.


  • Highly Cooperative - Takes personal initiative to proactively serve as team motivator.

  • Customer Service Oriented - Provides customers with quality experiences, establishing and maintaining effective relationships.

  • Dependable – Will follow up and follow through on all tasks with high levels of accuracy.

  • Detail Oriented- Rarely makes errors but accepts responsibility for those that are made.

  • Relationship Builder - Develops relationships with others that are based on trust.

  • Effective Time Manager - Works from a daily to-do list but will re-organize if priorities suddenly shift.

At Rockwell Collins, we believe a solid work-life balance creates a healthy lifestyle and inspires creativity and innovation. We value our people and invest in their development, growth and success at our company by providing development opportunities through Rockwell Collins University, networking, mentoring, and tuition reimbursement.

And that's just for starters.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Company-paid winter holiday shutdown for most locations

  • Generous 401(k) plan that matches 62.5 percent of the first 8 percent of eligible compensation you contribute (or 5 percent if you save 8 percent)

  • An Incentive Pay Plan based upon company performance

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • And more

Interested yet? Apply now and embark on your next worthwhile adventure!

Rockwell Collins is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.