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Geology/Engineering Technician

Albany, NY, US, 12211

Callanan Industries Inc

Job ID:  419363

Callanan Industries, Inc., a CRH Company, was founded in 1883 as an aggregate mining company.  Over a century later, Callanan Industries, Inc. continues to be a leading supplier of paving materials and construction services, providing a complete range of high quality aggregates, asphalt paving, and ready mix concrete products to state, federal, municipal, commercial, and private customers with operations throughout New York State.  Callanan Industries, Inc. was purchased by CRH Americas in 1985.  


Position Overview

Responsible for providing technical support to operations management with respect to environmental permitting, mine planning, and drilling and blasting.  


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

The duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Use state of the art GPS equipment to maintain, or expand capabilities in drilling and blasting, surveying, or inventory management.
  • Create 3D computer models of proposed blast layouts.
  • Providing ongoing feedback to the Company operational leadership, and Company/Divisional Performance Managers. Measuring, monitoring, and reporting on Drilling & Blasting performance metrics.
  • Assists with mining and environmental compliance issues (Permitting, CAUV, Reclamation, etc.).
  • Drone Piloting for up-to-date photo imagery.
  • Assist in mine planning compliance efforts.
  • A general interest in working outside, the environment, mining, and innovation.


  • Other Requirements:
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the public always.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home regularly.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Report to the assigned job site ready to begin work at the designated start time.
  • Strict adherence to CRH AMAT safety requirements and procedures.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
  • Timely and regular attendance is an expectation of performance for all CRH AMAT Company employees. Employees will be held accountable for adhering to their workplace schedule.
  • Must pass pre-employment controlled substance testing and criminal background check before being employed by Callanan Industries, Inc.


  • High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED).  Higher education, and an interest in environmental and engineering principals is preferred.  Experience with land surveying instruments, AutoCAD, or other GIS software also preferred. Proficient with Windows, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
    Physical Requirements
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to climb or balance.  The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move more than 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Callanan Industries, Inc., a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date Posted:  Jun 14, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Albany

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