Internship - Estimating Intern
Rockford, IL 
Posted 18 days ago
Job/Internship Description
Estimating Intern
Looking for a unique opportunity to gain valuable experience in multiple aspects of the construction industry?  If so, then William Charles is the company for you!

As a leader in heavy civil construction, rail construction, asphalt paving, general contracting, environmental construction and remediation, and electrical contracting, we connect people and places through the neighborhoods, rail facilities, and highways we build!

Our internship program focuses on providing our interns a well-rounded experience in multiple facets of the industry.
The Estimating Intern will focus on assisting the estimating team to complete the due diligence necessary to estimate the cost of work associated with a project.  The Estimating intern will also shadow and assist with the client bid submittal process.

  • Assisting with communicating to owners, subcontractors, and vendors
  • Reviewing and understand contract specifications and drawings
  • Identifying, define, and quantify potential project risks
  • Assisting with performing quantity take-offs and scope review for estimate preparation
  • Reviewing historical production data to develop pricing
  • Evaluating and compare subcontractor/supplier quotes
  • Assisting with conducting site visits and performing research prior to bid
  • Assisting other staff with subcontractor bid list preparation
  • Learning how to use construction software such as Bid2Win and Procore
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Currently pursuing undergraduate, four-year degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management
    • Other applicable degrees include:  Electrical/Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • 24 hours of college credits completed
  • Have a basic understanding of the construction industry and accepted business practices

  • Exceptional mathematical ability
  • Organization
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Deadline Oriented
  • Problem Solving
  • Written and Oral Communication
  • Adaptable and willing to learn 
  • Authorized to work in the United States now and in the future   

This Company is an EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veterans Employer


Position Summary
Start Date
Summer 2023
Employment Type
Full Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
8 am- 5 pm
Period of Employment
Type of Compensation
College Credits Earned
Tuition Assistance
Required Student Status
Preferred Majors
Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Management, Finance
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