Project Engineer Intern

Clayco - Nationwide

As a Project Engineer Intern you will have the opportunity to travel the country building large complicated iconic design-build projects $30 million and above. In this role you will be part of a team responsible for taking projects from conceptual stages through closeout.

The Specifics of the Role

  • Build client and subcontractor relationships
  • Team with Architects, Engineers, and Planners to create and manage a design schedule
  • Assist in the establishment of project forecasts and budgets
  • Manage costs
  • Accept responsibility for project execution


  • Must be actively enrolled in an undergraduate program at an accredited University.
  • General knowledge of construction principles/practices required
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, with an adaptable and flexible style in working with all types of individuals
  • Experienced dealing with subcontracts, subcontractors and/or self-perform work is a plus
  • Creative and results-oriented, with a strong sense of urgency
  • Successful internships or Project Engineering experience on projects of at least $5 million (design-build preferred) is a plus
  • Self-starter who can work well on a team
  • Capable to walk the job site, climb ladders, and multi floor scaffolding

Some things you should know

  • In this role you will assist senior project management team members in managing construction projects
  • You will be expected to provide guidance and leadership
  • No other builder can offer the collaborative design-build approach that Clayco does
  • We work on creative, complex, award-winning, high profile jobs
  • The pace is fast

About Us:

Clayco is a full-service, turnkey real estate development, master planning, architecture, engineering and construction firm that safely delivers clients across North America the highest quality solutions on time, on budget, and above and beyond expectations. With $4.9 billion in revenue for 2021, Clayco specializes in the "art and science of building," providing fast track, efficient solutions for industrial, commercial, institutional and residential related building projects.

Why Clayco?

Best Places to Work – Crain’s Chicago Business, St. Louis Business Journal

ENR – Top Midwest Contractors (#1), Top Design Build Contractors (#4), Top 400 Contractors (#16)

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