Internship

McKenzie Construction

Description

McKenzie Construction is a professional full service general contractor and construction company specializing in luxury residential construction and commercial projects in Miami, Miami Beach and the surrounding region. With a focus on design and the environment, our services are geared toward boutique design + build projects as well as those focusing on sustainable & innovative construction practices.

Our philosophy is one of conscientious team building that supports artisanal creativity and sustainability-minded innovation. We incorporate sustainable and reclaimed materials whenever possible and pride ourselves on delivering eco-conscious, design-driven solutions and products to our clients. Each team member has a passionate attention to detail, which reinforces & amplifies strong camaraderie amongst our skilled artisans and facilitates a smooth, client-driven fabrication process from inception to installation.

www.buildmckenzie.com.

Contact Information

Operations Associate
McKenzie Construction
2247 NW 17th Ave
Miami, FL 33142

Phone: (786) 412-7341

Internship Information

Location:
Miami, FL

Description:

The intern will be working alongside our construction team assisting in all aspects of office/field work, communicating with subcontractors, going on site visits, assisting our Project Managers, and interacting with our in-house labor force.

Attributes we look for in an intern:

We would like for our interns to have the ability to move from task to task quickly without compromising the quality or detail of what is expected, be able to collaborate with our employees whenever possible, help maintain the integrity of each project by keeping the company’s best interest in mind. Above all, our company values interns/employees who show initiative and creative solutions to any problem.

Length of internship:
3 months.

Number of internships available during a semester or year: 2-3.

Special considerations interns should be aware of (for example, housing and food considerations, travel during the internship etc.).
N/A

Salary:
Interns will be provided with an hourly wage, depending on experience.

CLAS CONNECTION

Gavin McKenzie, a native South Floridian, founded McKenzie Construction in 2005 with the aim of building a boutique construction firm that would offer design-focused attention to all project details with an emphasis on sustainable construction practices. In 2013 Gavin established McKenzie Craft, a sister company of Construction that is one of South Florida’s leading design build craftwork contractors, focused on the design and development of wood, metal and concrete furniture and interior finishes.

As Owner and CEO, Gavin oversees a team of managers that uphold his attention to finish details and customer service in every project. Over the years, he has led McKenzie Construction and McKenzie Craft in focusing on the delivery of a high-end quality product to both residential and commercial markets. The McKenzie companies have become a comprehensive solution for clients by offering a suite of services including design and construction consulting in addition to high-end construction and craftwork services.

Before founding McKenzie Construction, Gavin worked for Lennar Homes Inc., supervising the completion of several residential projects within Miami-Dade County. Gavin is a graduate of the University of Florida, an avid flats fisherman, and a deep lover of the Everglades and nature in general.

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