Location: Oakville, Ontario
We are looking for a Construction Claims Intern/Co-op (4-8 months) to join our team in Oakville, Ontario. The successful candidate will assist in identifying, analyzing, and preparing claims and disputes on construction and engineering projects.
This position requires a creative problem solver who is self-driven and capable of working in a fast-paced environment. Candidates must possess strong forensic capabilities and be skilled in accepted methods of quantifying both delays and damages on large multidisciplinary projects. Exceptional communication skills (oral and written) and ability to interact effectively with a wide range of professionals at every level of the organization are also essential.
JTE is committed to providing professional development. The successful applicant will be encouraged to undertake training and research to enhance their personal knowledge, skills and experience. This position may require flexible hours/overtime and travel within the GTA.
Gather, organize and review project documents received from clients
Perform cost and schedule analysis to determine delay & disruption events and their associated impacts
Assist in the damage quantification process for construction claims
Participate in the preparation of professional reports such as expert reports and other technical deliverables
Establish strong and effective business relationships with clients
Participate in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities for new/existing clients
Additional duties as required
Required qualifications and skills:
Currently enrolled in bachelor or master program in Construction Engineering/Management, Civil Engineering, Building Engineering, Architecture, or Business
Ability to multi-task and prioritize
Strong analytical and writing and presentation skills
A strong desire to deliver high quality products, learn from colleagues and develop collaborative relationships
Preferred skills and experience:
Previous co-op/summer work experience in the construction or engineering industry
Familiarity with scheduling, project controls, risk management, contracts, delay and productivity analyses
Proficiency in CPM scheduling software (Primavera, Microsoft Project), Word, and Excel
Knowledge of standard contract documents – CCDC and previous exposure to Construction claims