Address: 6135 N. 7th Street, Suite 105, Phoenix, AZ 85014

Interviews for Internships: Thursday, April 12, 2007 - Urban Systems Engineering - Room 136
Open Sign for interviews.  Sign up outside of USE Room 114.  Be sure to leave a copy of resume in the bin. 

Job Descriptions:  Field Engineer Internship or Estimating Internship Position

Questions about the positions?  Contact:
David Ramirez, HR Generalist/Recruiter
CS&W Contractors Inc.
602-266-7000 x 273 (office) or 602-721-3638 (cell)

The Best Place for the Best People...

C. S. & W. Contractors, Inc. (CS&W) is an award winning, rapidly growing, heavy civil construction company located in Phoenix, Arizona. Our 25 years of experience have been built on a foundation of exceeding customer expectations in quality, timeliness and innovation while demanding a safe work environment. We work hard as a team and enjoy the benefits that come with a profitable and family cultured company.

Since 1982 CS&W has been the contractor of choice for municipalities and private enterprises in the Southwest. Our expertise in a wide range of project types and services enables self-performance on most jobs. We have earned a reputation for exceptional service, safety, and commitment to quality.

CS&W was recognized in 2005 with an Arizona Corporate Excellence (ACE) Award as one of Arizona’s top 50 private companies. In 2006 we added Ranking Arizona and the AZ Business Journals “Best Places to Work” awards to our list of accolades. We are an active member of several professional organizations in an effort to promote professionalism and stay at the forefront of our industry to better serve our customers, peers and community.

Our Interns enjoy an excellent starting salary, flexible schedules, and mentoring with an experienced Manager. We invite to visit our web site at to learn more about Intern opportunities with our family cultured company.

At CS&W our employees are our most valued resource and we are committed to helping them grow. CS&W is truly the best place for the best People.

Field Engineer Intern Position Description

Hourly Non Exempt Position



A Field Engineer Intern will be assigned to a variety of jobs ranging from heavy highway, underground utilities, waste water treatment plants, landfills and airport projects. This person shall be involved in a variety of daily activities of the assigned project as well as meet all short term and long term objectives for these projects.


·         Reports to the Project Manager for successful performance of assigned responsibilities.

·         Dotted-line responsibility to the Superintendent for successful performance of assigned responsibilities.

·         Coordinates with Project Manager, Superintendent and/or other field personnel to insure jobs are completed within the time and specifications assigned.

·         Coordinates with the Estimating Department for all pricing and change orders.


·         Assist with projects and tasks to achieve project and company objectives.

·         Participates in the project through all phases of the project cycle, estimating, design, development, construction, construction billing, and final acceptance.

·         Request submittals and shop drawings as required.

·         Review blue stake limits and assist in set up.

·         Collect and enter daily quantities.

·         Assist with the documentation of any delays and/or changes to scope of work.

·         Creates material summary sheets, take-off summary sheets as requested.

·         Assist with the maintenance of as-built drawings.

·         Assists the superintendents with the coordination of projects regarding daily schedules including people, equipment, materials, subcontractors, suppliers, etc.

·         Assist with the processing of change orders as needed.

·         Participates as a member of the project management team.

·         Assist with the preparation of proposals, RFI’s, and letters of intent as needed.

·         Assist in compliance with Company safety policies and OSHA safety standards.

·         Assist with the timely completion of traffic control plans, equipment mobilization, safety plans, haul road plans, erosion control plans, purchase ordering, job costing, and other duties as required.


·         Strong organizational and communication skills.

·         Professional approach and strong work ethic.

·         High school degree.

·         Knowledge of Microsoft office-Excel/Word.


·         Carryout duties as directed by Superintendents and Project Managers.

·         Punctual attendance with agreed upon work schedule.


·         Timeliness, adequacy, and accuracy of reports, quantities, and other information as requested.

·         Ability to develop professional relationships with others.

·         Ability and willingness to take ownership of assigned project and meet or exceed company standards.

·         Ability to think independently and be a problem solver.

·         Effectiveness of working relationships with others in the company.


·         General office environment.

·         Daily travel to jobsites required.

·         Working outdoors in Arizona climate.

·         Classified as an hourly non exempt position under the Fair Labor Standards Act

This is not necessarily and exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, duties and working conditions associated with the job.  It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job; however, management may revise the job and tasks based on business needs including emergencies, staffing needs and workload.


Estimating Intern Position Description

Hourly Non-Exempt Position



The Estimating Intern position will be responsible for assisting with the estimating of a variety of jobs ranging from heavy highway, street improvements, treatment plants, landfills and airport projects. This person will network with subcontractors and suppliers; call and receive prices from subcontractors and suppliers, help to organize bids, assist with cost reports and forecasts for Estimator approval.


bullet Responsible to the Estimating Department Manager for successful performance of assigned responsibilities.


·         Participates as a member of the estimating team.

·         Understands current market conditions and prices.

·         Ability to develop and maintain excellent relationships with vendors.

·         Multi-tasks and stay focused on the big picture while addressing daily issues.

·         Assist with the preparation of cost reports and proposals.

·         Creates material summary sheets and take-off summary sheets electronically.

·         Willing to help others in the department to complete their assignments. 


·         High degree of professionalism and strong work ethic.

·         Strong organizational, follow-through and communication skills.

·         Familiarity with Bluestake and permits (dust control, ROW, stockpile, SRP, CAP, NPDES)

·         Ability to read blue prints and plans

·         Strong math skills

·         Proficiency with Microsoft office - Excel/Word/Outlook.

·         Dependable, proactive and prompt.


A.   Ability to develop professional relationships with owner’s representative, suppliers and vendors on each project they bid. 

B.   Ability to think independently and be a problem solver.


·         General office environment.

·         Minimal travel to jobsites required in Arizona climate.

·         Classified as an hourly non-exempt position under the Fair Labor Standards Act.