Position Description

Drafting Intern
Location Savage, MN
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Working at Fabcon

Do you want to work at the top tier pre-fabricated concrete wall manufacturing and construction company in the East Coast and Midwest?

Do you see yourself at a company on the cusp of rapid growth due to creative products, lean manufacturing expertise, and market dominance?

Do you dream of being on a team that values leadership development and career growth opportunities?

If so, a career at Fabcon may be for you.

We are the precast wall panel industry leader in the United States.

Purpose/Scope:

Provide students of a construction related program with a real world learning environment in commercial construction (with the primary focus of drafting/engineering, precast concrete) while bolstering Fabcon’s effectiveness and timeliness in responding to drafting volume demands.

There will be an intern project completed over the course of employment that includes a report-out presentation to given at the end of the internship.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Undertake training regarding drafting, construction, manufacturing systems, best practices, as well as the overall function and purpose of the company

  • Provide support services to various Fabcon drafting process improvement projects, which may include: producing miscellaneous sketches and details for standards libraries, working in Microsoft Word/Excel templates to create or update standards and training manuals

  • Review project architectural and structural information for drafting scope

  • Attend departmental and other meetings as required

  • Coordinate drafting projects with others, such as other departments, outsources, and third party vendors.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Actively pursuing degree in a construction related program

Other Required Qualifications:

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • High scanning accuracy and high spatial aptitude

  • Well organized, detail orientated and able to meet project deadlines

  • Able to work with others

  • Able to focus on any given task

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

  • Proficient in AutoCAD software

  • Able to read and comprehend construction documents and drawings (Architectural/Structural drawings)

  • Motivated to participate in a fast paced, learning environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in drafting, manufacturing or construction

  • Higher level standing in completing degree program

Physical Requirements:

  • Office: Move 25lbs (not for all jobs, reasonable accommodations will be made), work with a computer for extended periods of time

Work Environment:

  • Office: Quiet with some ambient noise, climate controlled, fluorescent lighting

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Fabcon is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, ancestry, family care status, veteran status, marital status, or any other lawfully protected status. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply. If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process, please contact our Human Resources Department.

Qualified applicants are subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check upon receipt of conditional job offers. Our Drug Free Workplace Policy is available for inspection in the Human Resources office in Minnesota or our plant locations in Ohio, Kansas and Pennsylvania during normal business hours.

We participate in E-Verify and if you are hired, we will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from your Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. If the government cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, we are required to provide you with written instructions and an opportunity to contact DHS and/or the SSA before taking adverse action against you. Please refer to the posters on our website or DHS for more information on E-verify

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