Commercial General Contractors | Design-Build

Project Management Intern, Summer 2019

Website South-Tree Enterprises, LLC

Company Overview:

South-Tree Enterprises, LLC (South-Tree), is a licensed general contractor in Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, and North Carolina. With over 25 years of experience, South-Tree specializes in the development of quality built offices, medical buildings, educational facilities, warehouses, retail, tenant finishes, and building additions. Peachtree City, GA is home to the South-Tree headquarters.

Established in 1989, South-Tree has become one of South Atlanta’s fastest growing privately held commercial development & design-build firms. At South-Tree, our primary goal is exceeding our client’s expectations in all aspects of the construction process and to consistently deliver the most superior quality project at an exceptional value. Our integrity, honesty, and accountability extend to all parts of the project from estimating through closeout. We believe open communication between the project team and the client is a key component to the success of each project.

South-Tree understands the importance of community and giving back. Chuck Ogletree, owner of South-Tree Enterprises, is one of the founding members of Mentorise, an organization that works with young Entrepreneurs. South-Tree is active in the community and has participated as a sponsor with the McIntosh High School Girls Lacrosse Team, Whitewater High School Choral Program, Peachtree City Rowing Club, Young Life Fayette County, Real Life Center, Fayette Care Clinic, and Habitat for Humanity.

Internship Overview:

This internship will give you a valuable opportunity to work with experienced professionals in project management, estimating, accounting, construction management, and facilities management. You will gain an understanding of the management side of the commercial construction industry and the workflow requirements to achieve project success.

During the first six weeks of this internship you will assist the preconstruction team with estimating, quantity takeoff, design coordination, and permitting. You will also gain field experience while working on-site with Superintendents on various projects.

In the last six weeks of the internship, you will transition to working with a Project Manager where you will assist with buyouts, coordinate and review submittals, monitor schedules, and participate in architectural contract meetings.

Throughout this internship you will be exposed to various software including Procore, ProContractor, Sage, and Microsoft Project. Be ready to ask questions, tackle challenges, share, and learn from our talented team. A syllabus will be provided at the start of the internship.

Education and Experience:

A project management intern candidate with South-Tree Enterprises is enrolled in a Building Science or Construction Management degree program with a projected graduation date of December 2019, May 2020, or December 2020. Having completed the following courses will be helpful as well as any previous exposure to commercial construction, project management, and facilities management.

Helpful Courses: (completion not required)

  • Construction Estimating and Bid Preparation
  • Project Management
  • Construction Scheduling
  • Construction Safety

Successful Traits Include:

  • Positive Attitude
  • Innovative
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize work and meet project deadlines
  • Team player

Dress Code:

Business Casual

Time Commitment Required for Internship:

This intern opportunity is full-time, approximately 40 hours per week for a period of about 12 weeks. Estimated start and end dates, May 13, 2019 to August 12, 2019. This internship will be at our headquarters in Peachtree City, GA.

Please submit your resume for consideration. Cover letters are welcomed.

Thank you for your interest in South-Tree Enterprises!

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