Project/Materials Engineer

Fort Smith, AR, US, 72901

APAC - Central-Central West Region - River Valley



Job ID:  491389


APAC Central Inc., is a CRH company producing and providing crushed aggregate materials, sand, ready-mix concrete, asphalt, and performing as a regional heavy highway/infrastructure construction firm serving Arkansas, Oklahoma, and southern Missouri. APAC-Central, Inc. and its founding companies have been serving our customers since early in the 20th Century and look forward to continued success in the 21st Century!


Position Overview


Assist with engineering projects, production, and estimating associated with construction materials such as aggregate, asphalt, ready mix concrete, processed sand and gravel.


Key Responsibilities


  • Apply knowledge to solve challenges relating to materials, material production methods, and the environment. 
  • Optimization of ready-mix concrete and asphalt relating to materials, plant production, and delivery.
  • Analyze and interpret project plans and specifications to ensure materials meet specific project requirements.
  • Compose and approve submittal documents for aggregates, asphalt, and ready-mix concrete that will be supplied on projects.
  • Track Cost of construction materials and estimate delivered price to projects.
  • Assist Quality Control with operations, functions, and procedures.
  • Work with Environmental Team regarding permitting and other environmental engineering projects.
  • Design and manage plant improvement projects.
  • General surveying and stake out of projects.
  • Assist in inventory of aggregate stockpiles.
  • Estimate, track, and assist in analyzing quarry reserves.
  • Participate in plant inspections to ensure compliance with all environmental, safety, and health regulations.
  • Responsible for a safe work environment for themselves and co-workers.
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.






  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field from an accredited university, college or education entity and/or equivalent education/degree. 
  • Passed Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam preferred.
  • Experience or college internship in construction materials, mining, or quality control preferred, but not required.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements


  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as technical journals and technical documents.
  • Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task. 
  • Organization and follow-up skills required.
  • Able to work with all typical office machinery and equipment.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite products and other software as required.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects at one time.
  • Adaptable to changing situations.






Work Requirements


  • Ensure compliance to all Federal and State applicable laws and regulations.
  • Properly follow all company policies and OSHA/MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environmentWear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA.  Strictly adhere to safety requirements, policies, and procedures as outlined in the employee policy manual.
  • Reliable, Regular On-Time Attendance is required and essential to the operation of the team.
  • Work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors/managers with other duties as required.
  • Willingness to work in office, production facility, construction sites, and laboratory.
  • Available to work overtime, nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Travel and work away from home when necessary.


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.


  • Able to use hands and fingers to manipulate objects, talk and hear.
  • Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit.
  • The employee is occasionally required to climb, crawl, kneel, and bend.  
  • Able to climb ladders and to work at heights.
  • Able to occasionally move/carry objects up to 50 lbs. unassisted.
  • Able to work in all weather conditions.


Work Environment


  • Protection: required to wear hard hat, safety glasses (prescription or non-prescription) with side shields, safety vest, gloves, steel-toed safety shoes, hearing protection.
  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee may be occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • The noise level in some areas of the work environment is typically moderate but could be loud.



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!


APAC Central Inc., a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  Feb 8, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Fort Smith

Job Segment: Materials Engineer, Project Engineer, Construction, Facilities, Engineer, Engineering, Operations