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Summer Intern- Quarry & Mining, NC

Candler, NC, US, 28715

Harrison Construction Company

 
 

Job ID:  383221

 

Since 1947, Harrison Construction Company, a CRH company, has been the preferred source for ground-level site construction throughout eastern Tennessee and western North Carolina. Committed to quality, service and safety, our integrated products and services enable us to build and manage site development projects from concept through construction.  In addition, by being a part of the CRH family, we are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that come together to form CRH.  CRH is the number one asphalt producer and paver, the largest aggregates producer and the second largest ready-mix producer in North America. We are also the number four cement producer in North America and a leader in Canada. CRH operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Position Description

                                                           

Position Title:

Summer Intern

Quarry & Mining

Pipeline Level:

 

Reports To:

Departmental Manager

FLSA Status:

Non-exempt

Direct Reports:

 

Department/Division:

Harrison Aggregates

Prepared Date:

3/6/22

 

 

 

Position Overview

 

The Mine Engineer Intern will work for approximately 10-12 weeks during the summer at our Harrison Aggregates locations to integrate the education received from a college and/or university to the company’s objectives. The Intern will be exposed to a variety of departments and work environments during the internship. This will involve travel to and between various quarries in the Western NC area.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

 

Safety is a core value and your first focus area! As a member of our mining team, we need you to maintain strict adherence to all our Safety policies. You will learn the different rules and regulations of MSHA/OSHA/DOT and Harrison Aggregates policies in the early days of your internship.

 

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

 

  • Working with company staff to determine solutions to common issues.
  • Work with Operations Manager/accounting on monthly projections.
  • Learn the administrative requirements of the business through hands-on experience.
  • Learn the importance of taking detailed notes and communicate effectively.
  • Work with multiple departments on special projects as needed.
  • Assist Quarry Foreperson with daily tasks and shadow on special projects
  • Assist with tracking and recording fuel usage, hour meter readings, and mileage reporting for equipment.
  • Shadow operations personnel to learn operational planning and aggregate objectives.
  • Learn standards and procedures of aggregate budgeting, production planning, staffing, and inventory levels.
  • Learn objectives of aggregate sales by learning about various materials available in quarries and pits.
  • Learn basic operations and logistics.
  • Working with the Operations management to review the following:
    • Collaborates and conducts geological exploration and analysis
    • Assist in short/long term mine planning
    • Inventory management
    • Mine permitting
    • Analyzing geology at multiple quarries
    • Understand how plant operations work
    • Introduction to the engineering process
    • 3-year cap ex plan
    • Agg flow analysis
    • Right size mobile equipment
    • Cost saving initiatives
    • Assist Drone Operator for mine planning, topography mapping and stripping calculations.
    • Quality Control/Quality Assurance
    • Spend time in field operations for aggregates
    • Shadow operations personnel to learn operational planning and aggregate objectives
    • Work with crews and managers on blasting operations
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Regular and timely attendance
  • Collaborates and conducts with others geographical exploration by reviewing maps and drilling logs to determine location, size, accessibility and estimated volumes of deposits
  • Ability to detect safety hazards and respond accordingly.
  • Work with supervisors and employees on environmental compliance, blasting operations, plant efficiency, earn op
  • Learn operation of UAV for mine planning, topography mapping and stripping calculations.
  • Quality Control/Quality Assurance
  • Spend time in field operations for aggregates

 

Requirements

  • Computer Skills:  To perform this job successfully, an individual should be able to type and use keyboards accurately and be skilled in Microsoft Office Suite and Database software
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Attitude/cooperation: always maintaining courteous and professional manner with co-workers, customers and public. 
  • Must adhere to Code of Business Conduct.
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
  • 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 safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Manual of Safety Practices and Procedures.
  • Strict adherence to Company policies and procedures as outlined in the Company Book of Policies.
  • 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 Company employees. Employees will be held accountable for adhering to their workplace schedule.

 

Qualifications

Education/Experience

  • High school graduate or equivalent preferred with the ability to interpret and apply verbal and/or written instructions in English.
  • Ideal candidate will have some familiarity with mining/construction/accounting/IT activities.
  • High school Diploma
  • Mine Engineering major with College and/or University (3rd Year Preferred)
  • Desired 3.0 GPA or better
  • Excellent computer skills and proficient in Word and Excel
  • Must submit to a drug screen and criminal background check
  •  Mobility to attend various meetings and events at offsite locations
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States 
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Working towards a Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in Construction Management or Operations Management from a college or technical school; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be proficient with Windows, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

 

 

 

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively to customers or employees of organization.

 

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

 

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

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.

  • Physical ability to sit, mobilize fingers and hands in such a way that keypunching, and calculator can be utilized.
  • Bending and squatting may be required as filing is a necessity.
  • Hearing and speaking in such a way that communication is applied via one on one, via phone, via email.
  • Other physical demands that may be utilized but may be modified to fit individual needs: twisting, reaching, standing, walking.
  • 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.

 

Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and is regularly exposed to wet, humid condition airborne particles, and extreme heat or cold.  The employee is occasionally exposed to vibration.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and may require protective equipment.
  • The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations 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 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!

 

Harrison Construction Company, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

 

 

 

Date Posted:  May 6, 2022


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