Project Management Co-Op Program

Brin Contract Glazing

Established in 1912, Brin Glass Company has been a leader in the glazing industry for the upper Midwest for over 100 years. Our mission is to provide superior quality products and service while providing a safe and stable work environment for our employees, who will be encouraged to grow their knowledge and skills. We have created an environment that allows our team the freedom to succeed, fed by inspiration within the company, and to be recognized for their achievements. Brin invites you to consider investing your strengths here.


What makes Brin unique? Brin Glass Company has experts at every stage of the glass lifecycle, including design, fabrication, distribution, installation, and service. With 5 divisions across the state of Minnesota, Brin provides unique opportunities for collaboration and career development. As a privately held ESOP company, Brin offers incredible benefits and a unique company culture focused on living our core values every day: We Show Up. We Bring It. We Do It Right.


Job Purpose: Brin Glass Company’s Cooperative Education Program is designed to provide relevant work experience for students in Project Management, with the potential of offering a full-time career following their graduation.

The Project Management Co-Op Participant will gain real-world project management experience, tackling some of the same responsibilities as our full-time employees. You’ll learn directly from glass industry experts, expand your knowledge and skills, and make extensive contributions to a variety of projects in the Twin Cities area. The Project Management Co-Op Participant will also collaborate with other Brin divisions and key leaders. This is an incredible opportunity to build your network and gain exposure to many different areas of construction, including: project estimating, glazing and installation, glass service, fabrication, and distribution.

This Co-Op Program requires full-time work for 6-8 months. Applicants must be able to relocate for the duration of the program to work at Brin Glass Company’s headquarters in Minneapolis, or already live within a commutable distance.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist Project Managers by completing material and quantity take offs
  • Complete layout and measuring of basic openings
  • Assist Project Managers with material purchasing
  • Procurement of submittals (ex: samples, product data, testing reports, warranty/close-outs)
  • Logging of data (submittals, transmittals, orders, etc.) including physical paperwork as well as logging electronically
  • Review of RFP’s, ASI’s, etc. with Project Managers
  • Acquire updated vendor quotes
  • Handling of field material requests and load tickets
  • Regular job-site visits, including measuring and meetings
  • Other duties as assigned


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • A full-time college/university student pursuing an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in construction management, civil engineering, or construction engineering
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel and Word.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, team environment


Brin is made up of people who are united around our mission and personally invested in delivering top results. If you are looking to join a company with a strong reputation and values-driven culture, Brin Glass Company is the place to be!


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