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  • Intern - Development Division

    RIHousing – Intern, Development Division
    Pay Rate - $20 per hour

    RIHousing is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

    What it’s all about:

    An internship working with RIHousing’s Development Division

    What you’ll do on a daily basis: 

    • Assist with architectural drawing reviews and design specifications of assigned development proposals to ensure that they meet RIHousing guidelines and code/zoning requirements.
    • Assist with review of preliminary and final construction cost estimates, contractual agreements, and related loan documents to ensure that quality construction is provided at a reasonable price and in compliance with RIHousing guidelines.
    • Accompany D&C staff with field inspections, assist with preparation of site reports, requisitions and change order reviews to ensure the appropriate expenditure of funds and that work is proceeding according to approved plans and specifications.
    • Complete data entry with in-house construction accounting software.
    What you’ll need to succeed:
    • Working towards degree in architecture, civil engineering, construction management, or related field or equivalent work experience
    • Working knowledge of construction management including methods, techniques, specifications, materials, and equipment
    • Working knowledge of interpreting design drawings and specifications
    • Working knowledge of construction cost estimating and accounting
    • Skills in analytics, communications, technical report writing, computer and organizational
    • Use of personal vehicle, valid driver’s license and proof of insurance is required
    RIHousing strives to ensure that all people who live or work in Rhode Island can afford a healthy, attractive home that meets their needs.  A good home provides the foundation upon which individuals and families thrive, children learn and grow, and communities prosper.
     To achieve our mission, we:
    • Offer fair, affordable, and innovative lending programs.
    • Provide housing-related education to consumers and others.
    • Promote and finance sensible development that builds healthy, vibrant communities.
    • Provide housing grants and subsidies to Rhode Islanders with the greatest need.
    • Team up with partners to improve everything we do.
    RIHousing uses its resources to provide low-interest loans, grants, education, and assistance to help Rhode Islanders find, rent, buy, build, and keep a good home. Created by the General Assembly in 1973, RIHousing is a privately funded public purpose corporation. RIHousing requires its employees to be highly motivated and knowledgeable, have a sound understanding of the changing needs of Rhode Island's housing market, be willing to work within and toward a smoothly integrated operation, demonstrate a commitment to serve the people of Rhode Island, especially those with low and moderate incomes in need of safe and affordable homes, and possess a high level of integrity and deep respect for all Rhode Islanders, including customers, partners and fellow employees.

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