Intern :Construction

Lunenburg, MA, US, 01462

PJ Keating Co



Job ID:  487792


P.J. Keating Company, a CRH company, is a leading manufacturer of aggregate and HMA products and Paving and Construction in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.  We operate aggregate and Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) production facilities in Acushnet, Dracut, and Lunenburg, Massachusetts as well as Cranston, Rhode Island.  Our modern facilities, veteran paving crews, experienced construction management team and large investment in plants and equipment make us one of the largest and most efficient producers in the state of Massachusetts as well as one of only two RIDOT approved stone suppliers in the state of Rhode Island. 

Are you looking for opportunities and benefits of a large corporation with a small company feel? Then P.J. Keating Company and CRH is the company for you! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today!



We are seeking a summer intern. The desired area of interest is Construction . The intern season will begin between May 2024 and may run through end of August 2024. The location is in Lunenburg ,MA.

Job Description Summary

We are seeking a qualified, safety minded, highly motivated individual to work as an intern in our construction division. The intern will aid and assist the Project Engineers, Project Managers, and Superintendents on construction projects. The selected candidate will be involved with and learn about various aspects of P.J. Keating Company. including, but not limited to:

  • Safety 
  • Support the safety goals and processes of the company
  • OSHA training and regulations
  • Fundamentals of Fatality Elimination and Risk Assessment
  • Understand compliance requirements for our operations to meet federal and state regulations including MSHA and OSHA etc.
  • Quality Control/Quality Assurance – Asphalt, Aggregates,
  • Gain an understanding of the QC/QA process and material testing procedures at P.J. Keating Company for aggregates, asphalt, and construction
  • Learn the material specification requirements our products are required to meet
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the bidding and execution of construction.  This includes project estimating/bidding, pre-construction meetings, in-house safety meetings, OJT’s, subcontractor compliance, planning and scheduling, trucking, and traffic control requirement
  • Spend time in field operations for heavy construction, reclaim, fine grade and paving
  • Understand how crew and scheduling efficiency is instrumental to achieve project goals
  • Learn how we manage contract backlog and the importance of long term planning
  • Build relationships with key stakeholders at P.J. Keating Company.
  • Show a commitment to be visible and active in operations with your fellow employees
  • Learn how to identify and resolve safety, personnel, and equipment/operational problems, in a timely and effective manner
  • In additional to learning these aspects, the selected candidate may be required to perform general laboring duties. This position will be based in Massachusetts but travel may be required throughout the State depending on the location of our jobs.


Personal Protective Equipment
Employees are required to wear personal protective equipment in designated operations and construction areas as outlined by OSHA, MSHA and state agencies.  Protective equipment that may be required, but not limited to, for this position: hard hat, safety glasses, hearing protection and reinforced toed shoes for any work in the field.

Other Information
Position may require long hours, night work, travel/overnights and/or weekend work throughout the season. The selected candidate must display a courteous and professional attitude when dealing with co-workers and the public.


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 talk and hear.  The employee is required to sit, walk and stand for periods of time.  The employee is required to use a computer for extended periods of time.    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust to focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.


The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • 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!


P.J. Keating Company, 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:  Nov 12, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Worcester

Job Segment: Quality Assurance, Construction, Technology, Engineering