BIM Specialist Intern and new College Graduate Student Program - Laurel, MD (2513)

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Our student program is designed to introduce candidates to a career in the field of VDC/BIM Support Specialist the Design/Build HVAC, Plumbing and Fire Protection industry. Primary responsibility is to assist the design team in all aspects of our work. In this role, you will gain a breadth of knowledge in the Construction industry that includes mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection systems as you support our engineers, designers, and construction members throughout all phases of their work. As a key member of our team, you will help us facilitate the various technical aspects of the BIM process. Southland is one of the first in our industry to implement a centralized VDC/BIM structure to support our design-build divisions across the country. Join us on our journey as a leader in the use of Virtual Design and Construction and Building Information Modeling technologies!


What you’ll do as a BIM Specialist Intern:


  • Assist Senior BIM Leads with tasks as required.
  • Perform Model updates for engineering and constructability, as well as general model maintenance.
  • Support submission-related activities (Checksets, titleblock updates, etc.)
  • Manage file sharing with other disciplines for design and coordination processes. (Arch, GC, EE, EC, FP).


Things we love to see in our interns:


  • A strong work ethic
  • Initiative and drive to get the job done
  • Strong communication skills
  • The ability to be resourceful and resilient
  • Able to solve problems with limited support
  • Quick learner, seeks answers on their own
  • Positive attitude during adverse/non-ideal situations
  • Exercises Accountability in stressful situations (avoids placing blame)
  • Goal-Oriented
  • Collaborative spirit and a Good Teammate – has a “We vs. Me” attitude
  • Strong active listening skills
  • Competent general business writing and public speaking


About You:


You’re pursuing a degree that aligns with Southland needs:


  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree is desirable.


What you’ll gain from our Student Programs at Southland Industries:


    • You’ll increase your knowledge of BIM Processes and technologies, especially Revit MEP, AutoCAD, and Navisworks Manage
    • You’ll have the ability to communicate with all levels of management, including project management and field trades.
    • You’ll learn to read mechanical and plumbing plans.
    • You’ll be able to strengthen your technical aptitude—understanding and being comfortable with how technologies work.


YOU Matter


Internship/Co-op Program Benefits:


  • Hands-on classroom and on-the-job experience in your specific role
  • Opportunity to work side by side with company leaders
  • Socially distant group activities and team events
  • Paid housing (some locations)
  • Paid internship/Co-op
  • Potential full-time employment opportunities


Full-time Employee Benefits:


As an employee-owned company, we offer a comprehensive benefits package to all full-time employees, that includes excellent benefits for you and your family:

  • 401(k) Plan with 50% Company Match(no cap) and immediate 100% vesting
  • Annual bonus program based upon performance, profitability, and achievement
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance – 100% Paid for Employee
  • Term Life, AD&D Insurance, and Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Disability Income Protection Insurance
  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Plans (Health and Dependent Care)
  • Holidays/Vacation/Personal Time/Life Events Leave
  • Numerous training opportunities and company paid membership for professional associations and licenses


For more information on Southland Industries, please visit our web site: Southland Careers or on Facebook or LinkedIN or Twitter


To hear what our employees are saying about working at Southland Industries, check out our Career Video - Working at Southland


Southland Industries and all its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing our employees with a safe work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Southland Industries are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, gender, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, family care or medical leave status, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Southland Industries will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.


**All employment offers are contingent upon successful, drug test, background check and professional reference checks. **


**We are not able to offer sponsorship of employment at this time**


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