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Building Maintenance Intern - Summer 2018

Building Maintenance Intern - Summer 2018

Team 
Internship Program
Location 
US-MI-Detroit

Position Details

Who We Are

About Bedrock:

Detroit-based Bedrock is a full-service real estate firm specializing in acquiring, developing, leasing, financing, and managing commercial and residential buildings. Since founding in 2011, Bedrock and its affiliates have committed more than $5.6 billion in acquiring and developing more than 100 properties in downtown Detroit and Cleveland totaling more than 16 million square feet. 

 

Bedrock is leading Detroit’s building boom with the city’s largest and most ambitious projects. These projects meet an increasing demand for Class A office space and modern living options in a growing and technology-centric urban core, with an emphasis on ground-level activation and increased walkability. In the next five years, Bedrock plans to deliver 3,500 new residential units to the market; from City Modern, an 8.4-acre neighborhood where residents can age in place; to 28Grand, where residents use the city as their living room; to the Hudson’s project, which will soon be home to Detroit’s tallest building and most landmark address.  If so, come join us then as Bedrock is leading a movement!  For more information, visit bedrockdetroit.com or engage with us on Twitter @BedrockDetroit and Facebook.

 

Our Core Values:  Independently Driven | Never Satisfied | Relentless Commitment to Service

 

Why Bedrock?

At Bedrock, we create unique experiences through real estate!  From your experience each day at the workplace to the experience we create for those who live, work, and play in our spaces, we are focused on making a lasting impression through our properties and developments.  We are looking for team members that want to make an impact in the fast-paced world of real estate, management and development and who want to be a part of a team who is changing the landscape in the cities where we work.  At Bedrock, you will be a part of an inspirational, energy-filled environment.  Come join the momentum!

 

What You'll Do/Need

The Building Maintenance Intern position provides the opportunity for a student within the mechanical trades field of study to gain practical knowledge and experience. This internship will provide the ability to review mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems and to make elementary repairs and perform routine diagnostic and preventative maintenance tasks relative to plumbing, electrical, HVAC, integration and architectural services.

 

 

Position Responsibilities

  • Successfully complete Bedrock-required Red Vector safety training
  • Performs maintenance and repair work, including lighting, heating/air conditioning (HVAC), ventilation, plumbing, minor electrical and integration, on the interior and exterior of properties
  • Assist with building inspections for preventative maintenance needs
  • Ensure the security of inventory such as tools, supplies and equipment
  • Assist with replenishing supplies used during tasks, in a timely and efficient manner, minimizing waste and ensuring that equipment is prepared and operational
  • Record and report completed repairs and items that require further attention 

 

Position Requirements

  • Currently studying in a mechanical trade-related field
  • Ability to read, write and speak in English
  • Ability to engage in manual and mechanical snow removal

 

Physical Requirements

Physical requirements for this position include the following:

  • Balancing
  • Stooping
  • Kneeling
  • Crouching
  • Crawling
  • Reaching
  • Standing
  • Walking
  • Pushing
  • Pulling
  • Lifting
  • Grasping
  • Seeing
  • Hearing
  • Speaking
  • Performing heavy work (exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 20 pounds of force continually to move objects)

Environment

This position is both indoors and outdoors

  • The indoors is generally heated in the winter and air conditioned in the summer. You may be exposed to outside elements present at the time work is being performed, including exposure to heat, extreme cold, rain, snowfall, wind and humidity
    • You’ll be subject to the following environmental conditions:
  • Indoors: Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes
    • Outdoors: No effective protection from weather
    • Noise: You may need to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level
    • Hazards: A variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals
    • The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions: One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin: Fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation.
    • This position requires frequently being in close quarters (crawl spaces, shafts, small enclosed rooms) and confined areas
  • You’ll be required to function in narrow aisles or passageways
  • You’ll be exposed to various chemicals including paint, turpentine and cleaning chemicals
  • You’ll be required to operate power equipment including snow blowers, power landscaping equipment and other tools

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