2024 Summer Internship - Construction Technician Job at RCG Moody International Limited c/- Intertek, Plymouth, MI

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  • RCG Moody International Limited c/- Intertek
  • Plymouth, MI

Job Description

2024 Summer Internship - Construction Technician


Professional Service Industries, Inc. (Intertek-PSI) is looking for a 2024 Summer Internship - Construction Technicians to join our Building & Construction team in Plymouth, MI.


Intertek-PSI is a leading US based provider of assurance, testing, inspection, and consulting solutions in civil and commercial construction. Our broad service offering includes construction materials testing, geotechnical engineering, environmental consulting, industrial hygiene, and specialty testing. Through these risk management and quality assurance services, we ensure the reliability, safety and performance of our client's new developments, existing assets, and facilities.

What's in it for you?


This is a fantastic opportunity to increase your marketability in today's job market. Our cooperative education program will benefit you throughout your professional career and provide you an advantage over other candidates during that initial interview. Intertek is in the top 50 of the ENR Top 500 design firms, specializing in geotechnical engineering, environmental sciences and materials testing. An intern/co-op position with Intertek provides:

  • Real, on-site experience in the construction industry on multi-million dollar projects
  • Networking opportunities with construction manager, contractors, architects and engineers
  • Opportunity to learn while working with experienced engineers

We believe a complete education package should include actual, verifiable, on-the-job training covering subjects that are directly related to engineering courses offered at universities. Our training program involves classroom, laboratory and field exposure to construction materials and processes. You will learn and practice ASTM testing procedures covering soils, foundations, concrete, asphalt masonry, mortar, and structural steel. Projects are only as good as the materials that go into them. Understanding how to determine the quality of materials is a valuable skill for anyone involved in engineering, architecture, or construction.

What you'll do:

  • Field Testing of Concrete
  • Compaction Testing of Engineered Fill
  • Density Control of Hot Mix Asphalt
  • Sampling and Testing Masonry Grout and Mortar
  • Compression Testing of Concrete Specimens
  • Laboratory Testing of Soils, aggregates and Hot Mix Asphalt

What it takes to be successful in this role:

  • Current student in a Bachelor's Program in the Sciences, Mathematics, Construction Management, Engineering, or Geology fields at an accredited university
    • Current student in a Bachelor's Program in the Construction Management, Civil or Geotechnical Engineering, or Geology fields are highly preferred!
  • No Experience Required - We Will Train!
  • ACI Certifications a plus!
  • Must have Basic Math, Calculator and Computer Skills
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively in verbal & written communication
  • Must be able to read and understand work plans
  • Must be able to work off shifts and overtime
  • Valid Driver's License and reliable driving record ( required )

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift, move, push and pull 30 to 50 pounds frequently. Occasionally, over 50 pounds with assistance.
  • Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, (hearing) and to make the discriminations in sound.
  • Ability to kneel and squat occasionally
  • Ability to walk and stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions (hot and cold)
  • Ability to climb occasionally

Why work for Intertek-PSI?


Professional Service Industries, Inc. (Intertek-PSI) is a leading US based provider of assurance, testing, inspection, and consulting solutions in civil and commercial construction. Our broad service offering includes construction materials testing, geotechnical engineering, environmental consulting, industrial hygiene, and specialty testing. Through these risk management and quality assurance services, we ensure the reliability, safety and performance of our client's new developments, existing assets, and facilities.


Intertek-PSI is a part of Intertek's Building and Construction division, a suite of Intertek brands that are industry leaders across multiple architecture, engineering, and construction disciplines, developing the most innovative product and project solutions.


Intertek is a leading global provider of Total Quality Assurance services for a multitude of industries. Through a comprehensive network of over 1,000 laboratories and offices situated in over 100 countries, Intertek provides innovative and tailored Assurance, Testing, Inspection, and Certification (ATIC) solutions for its clients' operations and supply chains. At Intertek, we exercise our spirit of innovation, the passion of our people and our unmatched customer commitment to realize our purpose of making the world an ever better, safer, and more sustainable place for all. Learn more about Our History and What We Do .


Intertek is known for its client-focused operations and highly engaged subject matter experts, but it's more than just a global network of specialists-it's a community of individuals working together to bring quality, safety, and sustainability to life.


What we have to offer:
When Working with Intertek , you can expect salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement and more.


Intertek is a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment, all hires are required to pass a pre-employment drug test.


Intertek believes that Our People are our strongest tool for success. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status or on the basis of disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity.


For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, or who need assistance applying, please email hr.eeo@intertek.com or call 1-877-694-8543 (option #5) to speak with a member of the HR Department.

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Job Tags

For contractors, Summer internship, Local area, Outdoor, Shift work,

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