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Solar Intern - (Bakersfield, CA)

Building a career at Granite may be the most valuable thing you could do...

Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company that will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career and personal brand? If so, then you’ve come to the right place!


General Summary

This is a paid Internship that will report directly to an assigned lead Construction Project Manager or Construction Manager and will provide on the job training.


Essential Job Accountabilities

  • Maintain project data management process and systems
  • Provide functional advice and support to management for the implementation and maintenance of document control processes
  • Perform non-technical quality checks of incoming and outgoing engineering, procurement, subcontracts, supplier and third party documentation
  • Perform internal and external distribution of engineering, procurement, subcontracts, supplier and third party documentation
  • Maintain master project files (electronic and paper copies)
  • Assist in turnover and/or storage of project files at end of project



  • Currently attending Bachelor’s degree program


Field of Study

  • Engineering or Construction Management curriculum is required


Work Experience

  • Experience with MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint is required 


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills is required
  • Attention to detail and the ability to exercise good professional judgment is required
  • Ability to effectively interact with all levels of management regarding project activity is required.
  • Understanding of the application of business processes in the Construction environment
  • Proficient with MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Experiance with Primavera Contract Manager or equivalent software
  • Ability to implement and manage web-based document control systems
  • Ability to work in high production environment and respond quickly and effectively under pressure and deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities with a close attention to detail. Self-starter; able to seek out resources and structure own workflow.
  • Strong consultative and communication skills and ability to interface effectively with all levels of management, staff and external customers.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to operate a computer keyboard. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Our Benefits at a Glance:

In addition to building the next generation of builders, Granite invests in its interns by providing them access to a broad benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, flexible spending plans, as well as special programs for musculoskeletal health, mental wellness, and more.


Interns may choose from two PPO medical plans through Anthem BlueCross, including our most popular plan, for which 100% of the premium is paid by Granite for eligible interns. 

We invest in the future of our interns by providing them with access to Granite’s 401(k) plan where they are eligible for Granite’s 100% employer match on the first 6% of eligible compensation that they defer into their 401(k) plan.


Benefits may vary for positions located outside of the continental United States.

Base Hourly Wage Range :

Hourly: $20.00: $25.00

Pay may vary based upon relevant experience, skills, location, and education among other factors. 


About Granite Construction Incorporated

Granite Construction Incorporated is a member of the S&P 400 Index and is the parent company of Granite Construction Company, one of the nation's largest heavy civil contractors and construction materials producers. Granite Construction is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities and a Drug-Free Workplace. For additional information on applicant/employee rights please click here.


Notice to Staffing Agencies

Granite Construction, Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Granite") will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Granite, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Granite mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Granite employees, or to Granite's resume database will be considered Granite property. Granite will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Granite will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. Agencies must obtain advance written approval from Granite's recruiting function to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening. Granite will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place. Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Granite's Human Resources Representative or his/ her designee. No other Granite employee is authorized to bind Granite to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Agencies.