Construction Project Manager Intern or Co-op (Summer 2024) - Salt Lake City

ARCO Design/Build

Job Type: Internship

Engineering Area(s): Civil & Environmental Engineering

Academic Level: Graduates / Alumni (B.S. Degree Required), Senior (Graduating Soon), Junior, Sophomore, Freshman


Are you a passionate problem solver? Do you act with integrity and hold yourself and others to the highest standard? If the answer is, “Yes!” then we have an opportunity that will impress you. Who are we? We are ARCO, a Family of Construction Companies!

We are looking for a highly motivated College Project Manager Intern/Co-op, who is passionate about the construction process to join our Salt Lake City, UT team. At ARCO, every associate is empowered to drive their success. You’ll be responsible for project performance and profit from day one!


We are dedicated to the well-being of our associates and are proud to be consistently recognized as a Best Place to Work. Our compensation and benefits package not only supports our associates and their families but benefits local communities and communities around the world.

Competitive hourly rate (with overtime possible)
Housing stipend (based on need)
Medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage when you Intern or Co-op with us for at least 3 months
Company sponsored lunches, happy hours and events
Stocked kitchen with coffee, soda, and snacks

At ARCO, our first core value is to treat people fairly and do the right thing. We are proud to be a drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

From recruiting, training, and hiring practices to selecting our subcontractors, we understand that diversity of all those involved in the construction process enhances our ability to deliver the best solutions to our customers. We hire the best and the brightest from across the country – constructing a team of experts in architecture, design, engineering, project management, and business services.


We are looking for a highly motivated College Project Manager Intern/Co-op, who is passionate about the construction process to join our Salt Lake City team. At ARCO, an Intern/Co-op has the opportunity to assist Project Managers with the following:

Estimating – Describing project proposals and assigning dollar values to the projects.
Scheduling – Creating a working timeline for subcontractors/trades in order to complete the project on time.
Design meetings – Attend design meetings with owner and team to understand design pro structural engineers, architects.
Buyout – Send bid instructions, schedule, and drawings to subcontractors. Receive and evaluate proposals, then award the subcontracts.
Permitting– Fill out permit forms, submit forms with drawings and fees, then send to city/county/fire and wait for approval.
Shop Drawing and Submittal Review – Receive shop drawing or submittal from subcontractor, give to PM, communicate to subcontractor that they can begin ordering material and working.
Billing – Subcontracts, change orders, pay requests, and pay applications.
Job Site Visits – Visit job site with PM, make sure project is running smoothly.


Minimum Grade Point Average of 3.0 out of 4.0
Enrolled in Civil/Architectural/Construction Engineering or Construction Management degree program
Co-op or Intern construction experience preferred
Excellent verbal communication skills and a strong work ethic


We are proud to be one of the fastest-growing, privately-owned companies in America, celebrating over 30 years of experience as design-build experts. We have completed over 5,500 design-build projects across 48 states and 38 major cities nationwide. We ranked #3 on the ENR Top 100 Design-Build Firms list, and #17 on the ENR Top 400 Contractors list in 2023. Most importantly, our clients like us, trust us and want to do business with us. We are looking for people with the same enthusiasm, passion, and respect for the hard work that brought us to where we are today. Are you a person that can make a difference at ARCO? If the answer is, “Yes!” we look forward to meeting you.

ARCO does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third-party recruiting agencies without pre-approval from ARCO’s Human Resource team. Pre-approval is required before any external candidate can be submitted. ARCO will not be responsible for fees related to unsolicited resumes and for candidates who are sent directly to our hiring managers.

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