Asphalt Intern - Draper, UT

Draper, UT, US, 84020

Staker Parson Companies



Job ID:  492703


Staker Parson Companies, a CRH company, is a member of the CRH West Division; Our purpose, commitment to the future, and formula for growth is to champion the safety, empowerment, and development of our employees.  We strive to be the preferred source of quality sand, rock, landscape products, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, paving and construction services.  We succeed as a team by embracing integrity, mutual respect, innovation, service, sustainability, and financial strength.   


We are seeking a summer intern. The desired area of interest is Construction Management or Civil Engineering.  The intern season will begin between mid-May/ 2024 and may run through August 2024. The locations are located in Draper, Utah.


Safety, Integrity, Quality are the foundation or core values on which Staker Parson Inc., a CRH company operates in Utah, Staker Parson Inc. is an integrated materials company with multiple quarry locations, heavy highway construction division, and asphalt.  Staker manufactures sells and ships crushed stone, asphalt, sand, ready mix concrete and gravel materials throughout Utah, Growth opportunity, professional development and a culture of support and resources are provided to each employee for their personal growth and success within Staker Parson Inc., and CRH.



Position Overview

Interns will be educated, trained, and exposed to the day-to-day functions of the asphalt operations of the Company under the close direction of an experienced supervisor/manager or Plant Manager. Work assignments and on-the-job experience will be relevant to the Intern’s course of study or technical skill.



Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Safety is the first core value at Staker Parson Inc. This core value is every employee’s job duty and responsibility. Complies with all safety, health, environmental & training policies, procedures, and requirements.

  • Participate in learning the day-to-day tasks and responsibilities of the Asphalt Department.

  • Study and understand the relationship of the assigned Asphalt Department and their responsibilities to the Company and the Organization as a whole.

  • Understand the job duties and responsibilities of each member in the Asphalt Department.

  • Be exposed to the Asphalt Department’s reporting and regulatory responsibilities.

  • Observe and study techniques and traits of experienced employees in the Asphalt Department in order to acquire knowledge of methods, procedures and standards required for completing departmental duties and the performance of the department.

  • May be assigned projects and/or tasks by all the Asphalt Department’s leadership.

  • Works in the Quality Control Department to understand the importance of the relationship between quality production and a quality aggregate/asphalt product.

  • Wears a hardhat, safety glasses, steel-toed footwear, gloves, hearing protection and respirator as needed.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.



  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

  • Current enrollment in accredited Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or related field degree program.


Work Requirements

  • Ability to follow verbal and written instruction.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Detail oriented

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office programs

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions

  • Willingness to work in a team environment

  • Ability to perform intermediate mathematical skills, including basic algebra.

  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.

  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.

  • Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed.

  • Innovation - Generates suggestions for improving work.

  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Must have a current and valid driver’s license.

  • Flexible hours working around class times.  At least 40 hours per week during summer months.


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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, or hear.  The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move from 10 to 50 lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.


Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; and extreme cold and/or heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive 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!


Staker Parson Companies, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  Jun 2, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City

Job Segment: Civil Engineer, Plant, Plant Manager, Engineer, Engineering, Manufacturing