Intern - Mining Engineer - Glade Spring, VA

Glade Spring, VA, US, 24340

Appalachian Aggregates



Req ID:  491275 


Appalachian Aggregates, LLC, a CRH Company, is located in southern West Virginia employing more than 100 employees during the construction months. As a stone producer with multiple locations located in the central and southeastern areas of West Virginia, Appalachian Aggregates, LLC supplies stone for ready-mix concrete, asphalt pavement, roadways, commercial buildings, as well as the private markets. Appalachian Aggregates, LLC prides itself on its ability to provide services to many customers in various geographical locations. In addition, by being a part of the CRH Americas 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 Americas. CRH Americas is the number one asphalt producer, the third-largest aggregates producer, and one of the top 5 ready mixed concrete producers in the United States. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.  



Engineering Department Summer Internship

The Shelly Company


Actual duties and functions may vary depending on the interests of the intern and needs of the department.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in exploratory drilling and assist with logging cores.
  • Assist with Electrical Resistivity Imaging (ERI) hardware and use data collected to estimate preliminary understanding of deposit.
  • Review exploratory drilling logs and collaborate with others to determine location, size, accessibility, and estimated volumes of deposits.
  • Assist in determining short-range and long-range planning designs using mine planning software.
  • Fly drone for mine planning, inventory management, topography mapping, and stripping calculations
  • Use drone company software to measure inventory piles.
  • Assist with Quality Control / Quality Assurance assessments.
  • Use GPS to stake out locations and/or store points to be used for future designs.
  • Shadow operations, safety, and/or performance personnel at aggregate sites
  • Assist with Drilling and Blasting tasks including flying drone, using GPS to create driller report, and using software to create 3D blast profile.
  • Present to stakeholders from various departments.
  • Detect safety hazards and respond accordingly.
  • Adhere to any and all state and federal regulations, if applicable, as set forth by the US Department of Transportation (DOT), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), or any other regulatory agency


Ideal Candidates Qualifications:

  • Must be currently enrolled in an industry-related college degree program and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.75
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen, and criminal background check.
  • Must maintain current driver’s license that meets state requirements.
  • Must have or be willing to obtain MSHA New Miner Training and FAA Part 107 Certification for sUAV Operator.
  • Must have the ability to work without close supervision as well as ability to work with a team.
  • Must have high ethical standards as well as strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Must be capable of utilizing the internet effectively for research and evaluation.
  • Must be competent with Microsoft Office and/or similar programs.
  • Must have excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Must have personal mobile phone and personal vehicle capable of driving to sites.



  • Summer housing
  • Compensation for work-related mileage
  • Laptop with student license for mine planning software
  • Required Personal Protective Equipment including steel-toed boots.
  • Fees for FAA Part 107 Certification for sUAV Operator test



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!


Appalachian Aggregates, LLC, 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:  Feb 6, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Blacksburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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