Internship Opportunity

Richmond // Chesapeake, VA

Known for our quality of work and quality of life, we make it a priority to provide for our employees, clients, and community. Information and qualifications regarding this job are listed below.

about us.

Founded in 1982, MEB is a full-service construction firm with corporate headquarters in Chesapeake, VA and regional offices in Richmond, VA and Nashville, TN. With nearly 250 employees and over $200 million in annual revenue, MEB has the resources and strength to provide the highest level of service for a wide variety of complex construction projects throughout both the Mid-Atlantic and the country. We are proud of the culture we’ve built, and as MEB experiences growth year over year, we continue to put an emphasis on our people, our clients, and safety.

MEB's areas of expertise.

  • Water // Wastewater
  • Fueling Systems // Storage
  • Environmental //Resilience
  • Hospitality // Entertainment
  • Manufacturing // Industrial
  • Corporate // Government

job brief.

Our team is looking for motivated interns interested in gaining experience and training in the skills needed to perform the duties of a Construction Project Engineer. To qualify for this internship, you must currently be pursuing a 4-year Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Building Construction, Construction Management, Mechanical Engineering, or other relevant field.  To succeed, you must ensure you are striving to support MEB’s core values every day and that quality, health, and safety standards are your top priority.

If you have a strong desire to gain foundational skills in construction engineering, are committed to taking an active role in your own personal development and want hands on training while gaining valuable experience, we’d like to meet you!

core areas of responsibility.

  • Spend time in the field including engaging or working with crews to better understand the work, standards of quality, safety requirements and the construction delivery process.
  • Gain understanding of standard construction processes and procedures utilized to deliver construction projects (i.e. subcontract award, material purchasing and tracking, submittal review and processing, RFI’s, change orders, quality control inspections, progress documentation, closeout, etc.) Participate in the review and evaluation of prime, subcontractor and supplier project submittals.
  • Monitor job progress with Project Manager and Superintendent for schedule updating.
  • Participate in the weekly job status meetings. Review and be prepared to discuss agenda items as assigned.
  • Contact subcontractors and suppliers. This may include scheduling deliveries, scheduling field activities, submittals, RFIs, change orders, billing, etc).
  • Assist in the development, submission and tracking of project change orders for both the owner, subcontractors, and suppliers
  • Review and prepare documents for permits, special inspections, utility scoping, Miss Utility, etc.

skills you possess.

  • Currently pursuing a 4-year Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Building Construction, Construction Management, Mechanical Engineering, or other relevant field
  • Detail and deadline oriented with strong computer, interpersonal skills, and the ability work independently and in a team environment
  • Strong desire to learn and advance in the construction field

Pre-Employment Drug Screen required. E-Verify. DMV. EOE/Minorities/Females/Disabilities/Veterans