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Road Construction Intern (Barre, VT 05641)
CRH Americas Materials • Barre, VT
Posted 1 month ago
Postal/Zip Code: 05641
Pike Industries, Inc., a subsidiary and integral part of Oldcastle, is a leading Highway Contractor and the largest producer of Hot Mix Asphalt and Construction Aggregates in New England. Pike has experienced continual growth over the years and currently employs nearly 1,000 people throughout NH, ME and VT. The dedication, knowledge, and quality workmanship of our employees is what makes the company such a great success. If you’re looking for a challenging career at a company that will reward your efforts, look no further. Take the first step and apply for an exciting opportunity to gain top notch industry experience and pave the road to your success. All Roads Lead Here!
Road Construction Intern (Barre, VT)
All Roads Lead Here! If you’re looking for a challenging career at a company that will reward your efforts, look no further. Let Pike Industries lead you on a rewarding career path to gain top notch industry experience and pave the road to your success!
Job Description Summary
Pike is looking to hire a college student to work as a Road Construction Intern as part of the Construction division for the 2016 summer. Through an organized process the selected intern will be exposed to and trained on many aspects of our business operations. The summer will be broken into three segments of 3-4 weeks each where the intern will be paired with an experienced employee to learn about each of the following areas:
Paving/construction – work with a paving/construction crew to learn about how construction and paving jobs are set up and run.The intern may assist with duties such as; manual labor, use of hand tools, directing and guiding traffic through construction sites, and possibly operating equipment.
Asphalt plant/Aggregate facility – the intern will learn about how the aggregate and asphalt material is produced and distributed within our own company as well as with Pike’s customers.The intern will participate and gain hands-on experience while learning about the operations of our plant/crusher divisions.
Quality Control – the intern will focus on the process of conducting tests on asphalt and aggregate materials to determine mix make up as well as composition and consistency with required specifications.The intern may also be provided with additional training and explanation of the process of monitoring temperature, thickness, density and overall condition of pavements during installation.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Spend time in the field to learn about the daily work necessary to go into completing a project.
Carry out the instructions of Foreperson or Supervisor.
When necessary, must be able to shovel and rake materials.
May be asked to occasionally operate power broom, plate compactor, wheel barrow, pipe saws, pumps, generators, jack hammers, and/or vibratory roller.
Input test result data into computers in laboratories and remote locations.
The selected candidate must be currently enrolled in a college degree program
Ability to work in a fast paced, high stress environment
Ability to work in a team setting
Construction work is determined by the project contracts and may include night work, and usually involves overtime.
Must have reliable transportation to commute to and from their work location, as well as between facilities and job sites when necessary.
About Oldcastle and Pike Industries
Oldcastle Inc is the US division of CRH, a publicly owned corporation based in Dublin, Ireland. Oldcastle Materials is a leading aggregate, asphalt and ready mix concrete producer with 1,400 locations nationwide. From coast to coast, Oldcastle delivers quality, dependable results to customers ranging from federal agencies to small construction companies. Our company culture is one where we value our most treasured asset, our people. At Oldcastle, talent managements is an ongoing process that helps us to identify, develop and leverage more than 18,000 employees. Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage and whether we’re safely paving miles of interstate, building two thousand foot long bridges or building roads in national parks, Oldcastle Materials’ continued investment in our people and communities where we do business, has positioned us a leader in the industry.
As a subsidiary and integral part of Oldcastle, Pike Industries is a leading Highway Contractor and the largest producer of Hot Mix Asphalt and Construction Aggregates in New England. Pike Industries has doubled in size in the last ten years and currently employs around 1000 people throughout NH, ME and VT. The dedication, knowledge, and quality workmanship of our employees is what makes the company such a great success.
If you are interested in working for a well-established, professional construction company then what are you waiting for? Complete your online application today where it will be reviewed by one of our Human Resources professionals. Our online application system allows you to view and track your application status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in Pike Industries, Inc.!
Pike Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
What Oldcastle Offers You
- A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
- Highly competitive base pay
- Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
- Group retirement savings program
- Health and wellness programs
Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.
Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!
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Pike Industries, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
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