Lean Intern


Abilene, TX, USA

Full time



Oct 16

Lean Intern - Solar

Mortenson’s success is not a matter of luck; it’s a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.

Our foundation and culture are based upon our company values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.

It all starts with our exceptional people and exceptional teams. Mortenson is honored to receive 40+ Top Workplace Awards since 2002…

…What are you waiting for?!


Join the team committed to developing new ways to build renewable energy. Our Lean team at Mortenson supports our field operations teams on our Solar projects, identifying and implementing ideas to improve the way we work.

Highlights Of Your Internship Will Include

Supporting the Lean team with Lean Improvement Events including:

Assisting in planning and event including gathering current state data

Assisting with day-of event logistics

Managing post-event action items including documenting new work practices and collecting post event data

Supporting the project Managing for Daily Improvement data analysis and issue identification on key performance measures for individual crews and project

Assisting project field leaders in resolving issues impacting crew production

Performing work observations to validate adherence to our Mortenson Standard Work Instructions

Documenting and presenting project improvements in standard work

Supporting project teams with implementing our 5S Standards for the project and individual crews

Basic Qualifications:

Are you an adaptable and agile learner who embodies great communications skills? Do you have a creative spirit and enjoy thinking outside of the box? If yes, we want to hear from you! Cultivate your skills in your chosen field of study and build your career with Mortenson. We look forward to hearing from you if you:

Are currently pursuing an undergraduate, four-year degree in Industrial Engineering, Industrial Design, Construction Management, Construction, Civil Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or other related degree.

Are willing to be mobile/relocate

Have access to reliable transportation

Possess a current driver’s license

Are comfortable with exposure to dirt, heat, noise, dust, and a trailer office environment

Are detail-oriented, organized, and can effectively handle multiple tasks

Demonstrate strong collaboration, communication, and problem-solving skills and show initiative

Showcase a positive and professional attitude and solid customer service skills


You Are Perfect For This Opportunity If You

Have a basic understanding of Lean Manufacturing or Construction principles

Have previous related internship experience

Have achieved a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 / 4.0

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