Construction Internship

The scope of construction internship programs includes complex highway projects, site development, paving, utility and drainage systems, surveying, RAP and hot mix sales, and state-of-the-art bridge building, complexes, malls and estates.

General Description
The Construction Internship at Sage Education Services Africa (SES AFRICA) provides relevant field experience for junior or senior level construction management students. Our internship program provides a realistic view of what it’s like to work in road or building construction through meaningful, hands-on experiences. From coordinating subcontractors and suppliers to surveying
and setting control lines, our interns assume a wide variety of responsibilities during their time with Sage Education Services Africa (SES AFRICA)

Key Duties May Include:

Support the project management team with subcontractor and supplier coordination, material tracking, file management, document control (submittals, RFIs and change orders) and progress reporting.

Work with field supervision to assist with project layout, setting control lines, surveying, construction drawing and trade coordination, verification of field conditions and quality control.


Qualification Requirements

General. To perform this internship successfully, an individual must be able to perform each Key Duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience. Students must be enrolled in a college or university pursuing a Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology or Construction Management is required. Proficient PC skills including a proficiency in various software used such as Excel, Primavera, and SAP. Familiarity or an internship with construction industry practices preferred. Must be able to understand and communicate effectively with job site supervisors and fellow employees.

Regularly required to sit and/or stand during a regular work shift of at least eight hours per day. As an intern, you are occasionally required to stoop, bend, walk, crouch, and climb. Specific vision abilities required by this program include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Continuous mental attention required to complete tasks in an efficient manner. Exposure to dust, dirt grease and noise.

Work can be performed at heights up to 60 feet, requiring the intern to climb ladders, scaffolds and stair towers, often with narrow steps and passageways.

Frequently walk on uneven surfaces, including natural ground and slopes in varying weather conditions.

Must be able to work a flexible schedule, based on project need(s) and demand(s).

Work Environment. The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those that our construction intern encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Work is performed outdoors in all weather conditions.

Work environment periodically exposes the employees to high levels of noise, grease, and dust that is typically associated with a construction project.

You will regularly work near heavy equipment and moving machinery.

Work may involve a variety of substances commonly found on construction sites such as form oil, grease, curing compounds, gasoline, diesel fuel and ready mixed concrete.

Join the Sage Education Services Africa (SES AFRICA) construction internship program and gain the needed experience to start your own construction firm.

Our host family home offers decent accommodation (neatly fitted rooms) with serene environment, local and continental dishes prepared under strict hygienic conditions, scheduled transportation service, 24/7 security and 4G internet access. “Welcome to Africa”