Beginning your career at Donley’s unlocks doors and opens endless growth opportunities with genuine people.


Learn more about Donley's, our culture, the co-op/intern experience, and our project engineer program by downloading our new overview brochure.

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Our Intern/Co-Op Experience touches all parts of project delivery

Week 1: Introduction/Safety Basics

  • Learn about Donley’s, concrete, first aid and CPR, and achieve your OSHA 10 certification.

Weeks 2-6: Work with Crews

  • Understand how work is completed including the different crews and their responsibilities
  • Build relationships with craft workers

Weeks 7 and 8: Drawings and Coordination

  • Learn how to read shop drawings, contract drawings, and line drawings
  • Learn how to upload drawings to Plangrid
  • Learn how to write, submit, and review an RFI and a Submittal
  • Coordinate with General Contractors and other Subcontractors

Weeks 9 and 10: Engineering

  • Work with and assist Field Engineers with layout
  • Learn how to use a laser level independently
  • Understand how drawings are detailed and modeled
  • Understand how a total machine and data collector are used
  • Assist Field Engineers with as-builts

Weeks 11, 12 and 13: Quality Control and Managing Crews

  • Be able to compare field installation to contract and shop drawings and coordinate with inspectors
  • Complete Quality Audits
  • Assist the Superintendent and Foremen with field installation direction
  • Assist the Project Manager and Superintendent with daily and weekly schedules
  • “Lead” foremen’s meetings
  • Understand how crews and crew sizes are effectively managed

Week 14: Final Presentation

  • Create a presentation to share internship experience with peers and Donley's team.
  • Present to your project team and local office
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