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Construction Quality Control Technician Intern - Various Locations

Huntington, UT, US, 84528

Nielson Construction

Req: 388066 

 

Nielson Construction & Materials, a CRH Company, is a member of the CRH Americas Materials 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.

 

 

 

There is a broad diversity of work activities that are required to make a civil construction company successful.  This internship opportunity will expose you to the diverse opportunities that exist in the heavy civil construction arena that are not obvious when observing the physical construction of projects.  All aggregate, asphalt and concrete materials incorporated into a typical civil construction project, have to meet specified requirements.  The Quality Control Technician helps provide information to ensure materials do meet specifications to ensure quality materials are provided to each project.

 

Position Overview

 

This is an internship/trainee position working to gain further experience in the construction material quality control program.  This position involves supporting and working with an experienced Quality Control professional with a combination of experience in a lab setting as well as time in the field pulling material samples and or working with construction crews as they construct heavy civil projects and pave highways and airports.  The applicant will gain experience by entering aggregate and asphalt test results into local databases.

 

Location

 

Location of the position(s) is somewhat flexible.  Can be based in St. George, Cedar City, Price or Roosevelt.  Will include local limited traffic.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

 

  • Participate in local training program

  • Learn quality control methods and reporting procedures

  • Work as a QC Technician trainee

  • Learn how to perform various material testing

  • Enter test results into internal database

  • Learn how to provide density information to asphalt paving crews

  • Learn the value that quality control testing provides

  • Become exposed to the various roles and opportunities provided by the civil construction industry

 

Qualifications

 

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.

 

Education/Experience

  • 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 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!

 

Nielson Construction & Materials, 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 20, 2022


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