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Construction Building Mechanic Intern

Columbia, MD, USA Req #113
Thursday, March 12, 2020

Columbia Association, headquartered in Howard County, Maryland, is known for engaging our diverse community, cultivating a unique sense of place, and enhancing the quality of life in Columbia, Maryland, all thanks to the efforts of our remarkable team members.
If you share in our passion for teamwork and our vision, we want you to fast-forward your career with us at Columbia Association.

CA offers a positive and fun work environment; competitive pay; and a generous benefits package, including health, dental, and vision coverage; 401(k) retirement saving plan with CA contributing 6% of the team member’s salary and more if eligible.

The Open Space and Facility Services Division of The Columbia Association seeks qualified candidates for its Construction Building Mechanic Intern position. This person will perform a variety of construction and maintenance projects as assigned and help maintain the wide variety of commercial/ institutional buildings within CA’s portfolio.Applicants must be part of the Howard County’s Application and Research Laboratory and Construction Management program and apply with a written recommendation from the program administrator. During the school year, the intern is intended to work within the parameters of this program but has the potential for extended employment beyond the school year as a summer intern.

The qualified candidate should have:

  1. Basic knowledge and awareness of construction and maintenance practices including drywall, painting, framing, doors, trim, flooring, minor plumbing and minor electrical.

  2. Basic knowledge of construction terminology

  3. Knowledge of occupational hazards and public safety precautions involved in construction operations.

  4. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, contractors and members of the public.

  5. Must have a valid class C Maryland driver’s license with a good driving record.

  6. Must be able to read, interpret and understand drawings and satisfactorily apply them to the working conditions and specifications.

7.Must be able to use a computer and smartphone.

8.May be subject to drug testing and background investigation.

During the school year, the internship hours will be 12-3 pm, three (3) days per week subject to coordination with Howard County’s Application and Research Laboratory and Construction Program Manager. Summer internship hours will vary and be set by the supervisor.

Due to the internship terms, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Columbia Association is an equal employment opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to the following legally protected characteristics: race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military/veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law. EOE/ADA.

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  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Columbia, MD, USA