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Quarry Geology Intern- Lincoln, KS

Hutchinson, KS, US, 67501

APAC - Kansas - Shears



Job ID:  477308


APAC-Kansas, Inc., Shears Construction, is a multi-million dollar heavy highway contractor that was established in 1874, and has multiple asphalt plants, ready mix plants, rock quarries and sand operations in Kansas.  Shears is diversified with public, private and commercial work including paving, utility, dirt-grading and concrete flat work.  Our valued employees produce quality work and products in a competitive market with safety first at all times.  If you are seeking a rewarding career with challenging work, a variety of responsibilities, potential for advancement and looking for benefits of a large corporation with a small company feel, come join our team. 


Job Description Summary
The Summer 2023 Intern position will work on gaining an overall understanding of the major divisions of CRH Inc.  The selected candidate will be involved with and learn about various aspects of the company and be involved with Electrical Resistivity (ER) Field Surveys for APAC in pursuit of sourcing aggregate materials.

Properly follow all company policies and OSHA / MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment.


  • Prepare field survey notes and work closely with APAC staff utilizing knowledge from the field.
  • Prepare geological reports and assist in mine plan development.
  • Accurately record data points with data collector and GPS System.
  • Assist in the proper care and cleaning of surveying tools and equipment and report any damage, malfunction, or excessive wear.
  • Assist in aggregate Quality Control data acquisition, entry and analysis
  • Assist in Environmental health/safety record keeping and inspections
  • Assist in Scale House operation and communication
  • Adhere to the company’s Safety, Quality Management and Equipment Maintenance policies.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team.
  • Ability to follow all company policies and procedures
  • Ability to learn new skills and adapt to innovative technologies.
  • Strong verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work safely and efficiently.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Required Experience

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, primarily Word and Excel are required.
  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Current driver’s license required.
  • Pursuing a BS or MS degree in Geology, Environmental Science, Engineering, Math or any related discipline is preferred.
  • Experience with Google Earth and any GPS software is preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to work outside, some travel.
  • Physically mobile in and around quarry sites and field assignments
  • Ability to carry survey equipment and supplies in remote, rural or urban surroundings
  • Ability to perform physical labor (i.e., strenuous long walking, carrying up to 50 pounds of equipment, kneeling for long periods of time.) and physically Maneuver around active quarry sites, undeveloped ground, uneven terrain, and wooded areas.
  • Ability to work outdoors for prolonged periods of time in a wide range of weather conditions


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-Kansas, Inc., Shears Construction, 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:  Jan 11, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Wichita

Job Segment: Geology, Electrical, Engineer, Engineering