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Ready Mix Concrete Intern - Salt Lake City, UT

Salt Lake City, UT, US, 84116

Staker Parson Companies

 

 

Job ID:  432979

 

Staker Parson Companies, a CRH company, is a member of the CRH 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.   

 

Position Overview

 

This is an internship/trainee position working to gain further experience in the ready-mix concrete industry. This position involves supporting and working under an experienced lab manager or field personnel.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

 

  • Work as a field representative, lab QC tech or production assistant
  • Learn about the various materials used to produce concrete (Cement, SCM’s, Aggregates, etc.)
  • Learn how to build and test concrete mix designs in accordance with ACI, ASHTTO, and project specific specification’s
  • Learn and adhere to Federal DOT hours of service
  • Learn and understand safety procedures of a Batch Plant (Lockout Tagout, Confined space, Working at Heights and Arc Flash) 
  • Be able to perform safety observations and give immediate feedback to employees
  • Learn and understand SEE STOP AND DO
  • Learn proper field testing of concrete – Slump and Air tests

 

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 Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or related field degree program

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Work Requirements

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to write correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one on one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. .
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiple and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.Ability to compute, rate, ration, percent, land to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should be able to type and use keyboards accurately and have knowledge of Database software.

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Must have a current and valid driver’s license.

 

 

Key Competencies

  • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs.
  • Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
  • Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
  • Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • 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
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions

 

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!

 

Staker Parson Companies, 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:  Jul 19, 2022


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