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Engineer Intern

Building a career at Granite may be the most valuable thing you could do...

Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company that will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career and personal brand? If so, then you’ve come to the right place!


General Summary

We are currently seeking Field Engineering Interns for the Midwest who are interested in Engineering, Project Management, Construction Management, Estimating, and making an impact! We are looking for people committed to the construction industry (think infrastructure). Duties assigned will be a blend of field and office responsibilities.


Essential Job Accountabilities

  • You will have the opportunity to develop, participate and learn key roles and functions within Civil Engineering. Some responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
  • Reviewing work plans
  • Scheduling
  • Quality control
  • Subcontractor management
  • Preparing time, cost and labor estimates



  • Pursuing a degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or a closely related degree
  • Committed to the construction industry and not the design industry- looking to build a construction career that is infrastructure focused
  • Working knowledge of computers and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Strong organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong work ethic and fun personality


Our Benefits at a Glance:

In addition to building the next generation of builders, Granite invests in its interns by providing them access to a broad benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, flexible spending plans, as well as special programs for musculoskeletal health, mental wellness, and more.


Interns may choose from two PPO medical plans through Anthem BlueCross, including our most popular plan, for which 100% of the premium is paid by Granite for eligible interns. 

We invest in the future of our interns by providing them with access to Granite’s 401(k) plan where they are eligible for Granite’s 100% employer match on the first 6% of eligible compensation that they defer into their 401(k) plan.


Benefits may vary for positions located outside of the continental United States.

Base Hourly Wage Range :

: $17.00 $20.00

Pay may vary based upon relevant experience, skills, location, and education among other factors. 


About Granite Construction Incorporated

Granite Construction Incorporated is a member of the S&P 400 Index and is the parent company of Granite Construction Company, one of the nation's largest heavy civil contractors and construction materials producers. Granite Construction is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities and a Drug-Free Workplace. For additional information on applicant/employee rights please click here.


Notice to Staffing Agencies

Granite Construction, Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Granite") will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Granite, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Granite mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Granite employees, or to Granite's resume database will be considered Granite property. Granite will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Granite will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. Agencies must obtain advance written approval from Granite's recruiting function to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening. Granite will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place. Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Granite's Human Resources Representative or his/ her designee. No other Granite employee is authorized to bind Granite to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Agencies.