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Quality Control Tech Intern - Harrisburg, PA

Harrisburg, PA, US, 17110

Pennsy Supply Inc

 

 

Job ID:  455900

 

Pennsy Supply is a CRH company. CRH is the leading vertically integrated supplier of asphalt, aggregates, cement, ready-mix concrete, and paving and construction services in North America. Our 24,100 employees at 1,300 operating locations provide our customers with top-quality, innovative products and services.

 

Position Overview

 

A Quality Control Intern will be given the opportunity to work with a vertically integrated company and experience multiple aspects of customer specification requirements in construction management as well as other lines of business.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions):

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

 

Skills and Development during Internship:

 

  • Receive detailed understanding of the RMC production processes.
  • Learn Quality Control methods and reporting procedures.
  • Learn entire paving process and density control.
  • Learn how to conduct and test equipment calibrations.
  • Work to understand aggregate processing and quality conformance.
  • Assist with testing materials in a safe, efficient, and productive manner.
  • Identify and become familiar with various mix specifications requirements.
  • Test materials to determine specific requirements such as weight, gravity, temperature, thickness, and gradation of mix components.
  • Communicate with other technicians regarding mix specifications and test results.
  • Input test result data into computers in laboratories and remote locations.
  • Communicate and assist paving personnel in adjusting processes to conform to specifications.
  • Report and communicate test results ethically, adhering to Pennsy Supply Ethics Policy.

 

Other Requirements:

 

  • 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 Pennsy Supply policies and procedures as outlined in the Company Handbook.
  • 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 Pennsy Supply employees. Employees will be held accountable for adhering to their workplace schedule.

 

Qualifications

Individuals must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities to be able to explain and demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some combination of skills and abilities.

 

Education and Experience

 

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university and working towards an Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering, Construction Management, or other industry related degree program.

 

Language Skills:

 

  • Ability to read English language sufficiently to read information contained in specifications, reports, manuals and regulations.

 

Mathematical Skills:

 

  • Ability to perform intermediate mathematical skills, including basic algebra, geometry, and shop math.

 

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.

 

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 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

  

Walking up to ten miles per day, occasional climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and traveling over irregular terrain. Functions also usually involve frequent sitting and standing.  Performance of some tasks or operation of some equipment may require motor coordination, finger dexterity, eye-hand-foot coordination and color discrimination.

 

Individuals must be able to perform all essential functions, with or without reasonable accommodation, without posing a direct threat to the health safety of the individual or to others.

 

Continuous:

  • Stand
  • Walk
     

Frequently:

  • Bend
  • Kneel
  • Squat
  • Reach
  • Drive
  • Repetitive Motion
  •  Right
  •  Left
     

Occasionally:

  • Climb
  • Sit
  • Fine motor
     

This position requires an employee to lift:

 

Continuous:

  •  0 – 10 lbs

Frequently:

  • 10 – 25 lbs
  • 25 – 50 lbs


Occasionally:

  • 50 – 100 lbs

 

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 conditions, airborne particles, and extreme heat or cold.  The employee is frequently exposed to vibration, dust, irritants, chemicals, and noise.

 

The noise level in the work environment is frequently very loud and may require protective equipment.
 

Continuous:

  • Working with Others

 

Frequently:

  • Hot Weather
  • Exposed to Noise
  • Exposed to High Heat
     

Occasionally:

  • Cold Weather
  • Wet Weather
  • Moving Equipment
     

 

 

 

 

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!

 

Pennsy Supply, 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:  Sep 13, 2022


Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia
Nearest Secondary Market: Harrisburg

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