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September 12, 2018

Construction Project Management Intern (All regions)

Who We Are
Hayden Homes has been the Hometown Builder in communities across the Northwest for nearly 30 years, with an unwavering commitment to building the highest quality home for the lowest possible cost. We have a collaborative, team centric and execution oriented culture, and are passionate about supporting the communities where we build, work and live, in Idaho, Oregon and Washington. We value strong communication, interpersonal and leadership skills and a work/life balance.
We currently have regional Construction Internship openings in North Washington/Spokane, South Washington/Tri-Cities, Central Oregon, Willamette Valley Oregon, and Idaho (Treasure Valley).
What You Get To Do
 Our interns work alongside and under the supervision of our professional project managers and will also have interaction with team members in customer service, our sales department and our trade partners.
The Construction Intern will have the opportunity to:

  • Schedule inspections from the city encompassing foundation to building final. Correspondingly schedule trade partner to make corrections noted on those inspections.
  • Material management. (Purchase Order’s, Variance Purchase Order’s and returns).
  • Final Quality Assurance inspections.
  • Pick up work before and after warranty Quality Assurance, New Home Orientation’s and Sales Turn Over’s. (Paint, drywall, adjustments or anything that takes less than 1/2 hour per item or is purely cosmetic).
  • Schedule trade partners for pick up work before and after Quality Assurance’s, New Home Orientation’s and Sales Turn Over’s.
  • Other Quality inspections. (mostly Framing Quality Inspection’s).
  • Cleaning up job site and houses.

What You Need

  • Minimum of two years of college studies in construction management, civil engineering or related field.
  • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited college in the United States.
  • Previous construction experience a plus.


  • Willingness to work in all types of weather.
  • Willingness to travel overnight for company purposes.
  • Ability to work well with co-workers and trades in unsupervised situations.
  • Solid organizational abilities and customer service skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills and an ability to establish positive relationships with all levels of the organization as well as build relationships with outside resources.

Travel:  Daily travel within local and regional areas assigned, with mileage reimbursement. To be considered, candidate must have or have access to a reliable vehicle and drivers insurance.
What We Offer

  • Gain valuable hands-on experience in all facets of home building.
  • Learn solid building practices from an industry leader.
  • Build a professional network by building relationships with team members and local trades.
  • Contribute to our vision and mission.
  • Earn an income.

Compensation is based on candidate qualifications and is paid at an hourly rate.  Housing allowance may be available depending on location of internship and candidate’s situation.
The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to and works in outside weather conditions and thus is exposed to wet, humid, hot and/or cold conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet in the office, and moderate to loud in the field.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to reach with arms and use hands and fingers to grab, pull, push and lift. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 – 40 pounds or more. An example of lifting are cabinets, appliances or other construction related items.
The employee will have to walk on uneven/unfinished surfaces such as rocky grades and around disturbed surfaces such as trenches or un-graded areas, construction debris, etc. The employee must also stand, sit, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and climb. The employee may have to step up or down to get into or out of homes under construction (at times 2’ or more). The employee may be required to position and use a 6’-8’ ladder for light work such as painting, caulking or other light duty construction tasks.
This job description is a general description of the job. This description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that this position may perform.
Hayden Homes is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
This position is not open to agencies or 3rd party recruiters. We are unable to provide visa sponsorship at this time.