Construction Management/Civil Engineering Internship (Summer 2024)

Salem, OR, US, 97302

RiverBend Materials



Job ID:  487718


RiverBend Materials, a CRH company, is a member of the CRH West Division family, values a culture of growth, development, and internal promotion.  We are a dynamic, growth-oriented, national aggregate, asphalt, concrete, and construction family of companies.  For over 80 years, we have worked to be the preferred source of quality rock products, concrete, asphalt paving, and construction services.   We have been recognized by numerous organizations for our commitment to safety, customer service, and innovation.  


Position Overview
Our paid summer internship program provides a rich and rewarding hands-on learning experience and the opportunity to make a contribution to our organization. Our interns work in their course of study under close direction of an experienced supervisor/manager. Regular visits to the field may be required to examine projects and/or test materials. Types of internships may include, but are not limited to:

  • Construction/Project Management & Estimating
  • Civil Engineering


Duration: This is a temporary summer internship. Official start and end dates flexible based on student's availability.


Application Process: Applications will be accepted until 10/31. Application review will begin 11/1. Selections will be made by 12/31.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Coordinate with agencies and traffic control subcontractors
  • Assist in preparation and setup of job site work
  • Coordinate work with subcontractors, superintendents
  • Assist with generating change orders
  • Assist in tracking daily subcontract and prime contract quantities
  • Participate in production meetings
  • Provide ongoing project supervision
  • Attend construction meetings with owners, utilities, and subcontractors
  • Perform grade checks
  • Assist with job quantity measurements
  • Assist with final billing quantity measurement
  • Plan, schedule, and coordinate work groups on the jobsite
  • Learn Estimating and Bid Tracking Software
  • Learn to read specifications and plans
  • Assist with reviewing and analyzing data relative to a project, incorporating various productions and costs appropriate in preparation of a bid
  • Complete material and quantity takeoffs
  • Perform various tests on aggregate production, asphalt mix, and ready-mix concrete: gradation, moisture, oil content, density, and strength
  • Material sampling: plant and field
  • Layout, fabrication, assembly


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
Minimum Qualifications

  • Applicants must be entering their Sophomore, Junior or Senior year and currently enrolled in a Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or related program of study
  • Must have a current and valid driver’s license
  • Must be available to work approximately 40 hours per week
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instruction
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workloads in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must pass pre-employment controlled-substance testing


Company Benefits:

  • Paid Sick Leave
  • 9 Paid Holidays (8 Static and 1 Floating)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Potential for Overtime
  • Opportunities for Internal Mobility
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Training Provided
  • Earn More with our Employee Referral Program
  • Company Discounts on products, goods, services, electronics, automotive, travel & more!
  • Opportunities for Community Engagement


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!


RiverBend 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:  Sep 14, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Salem

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