Start your career before you graduate! Through the Korte Internship Program you will join our team of more than 200 construction and design professionals dedicated to learning, improvement and excellence. On our team, you'll be at the forefront of design and construction, gaining real-world experience and getting paid.


At our job sites and in our offices, we work as a team to deliver quality. Using an integrated

Design-Build approach, we pave the way for every team member to contribute creative solutions.


We are looking for Construction Management students for an internship in the Fall 2018 in our

Houston office. The Korte Company is an approved University of Houston internship employer.


This internship seeks to provide hands on experience in Preconstruction.

Interns can expect to:

  • Further develop their ability to read and interpret contract documents, drawings, and specifications in a design build environment
  • Learn about and engage in activities in the areas of Preconstruction estimating, scheduling, logistics, and design
  • Assist with tracking, updating, and distribution of construction documents throughout preconstruction phase
  • Assist with identifying, calling, building relationships with, and soliciting bids from subcontractors
  • Assist in preparing scope sheets for estimates
  • Assist in quantity and material take offs
  • Assist in identifying and analyzing unique features of work on the construction project
  • Assist with Options Studies and Value Engineering for cost savings


Job Requirements:

The candidate should have:

  • Completed their fifth semester in the Construction Management program
  • Effective oral and written communication skills; effectively shares knowledge and information
  • A commitment to learning
  • Ability to give/receive constructive feedback
  • Strong collaborative spirit and is a team player
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to organize and prioritize accordingly


Preferred Technical Experience:

  • Onscreen Takeoff
  • Microsoft Office Excel, Outlook, and Word
  • Bluebeam or Adobe


About the Korte Company

The Korte Company was founded in 1958 on the belief that professionalism, quality and value added services are fundamental to a successful company. More than fifty years later, that philosophy has earned Korte the reputation for delivering high quality, responsive services to our clients nationwide. Korte pursues large construction projects from offices in St. Louis, MO,

Highland, IL, Norman, OK, Las Vegas, NV and Houston, TX.


Only fully qualified candidates should apply. The Korte Company is an Equal Opportunity

Employer Affirmative Action M/F/Vet/Disability.

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