Quality Control Internship (Summer 2024)

Spokane, WA, US, 99216

Central Pre-Mix Concrete Co North


Job ID:  488239


Central Pre-Mix Concrete Co., A CRH Company, 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 contribute to our organization. Our interns work in their course of study under the close direction of an experienced supervisor/manager. Our quality control interns work in our quarries and plants and test concrete, aggregate, and asphalt building materials to ensure they meet our high-quality standards.


Duration: This is a temporary internship for Summer 2024. Official start and end dates flexible based on student's availability.


Wage: $18 - 22/hr DOE


Application Process: Applications will be accepted until 11/20/2023. Application review will begin 11/21/2023. Selections will be made by 12/31/2023.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Learn Quality Control methods and reporting procedures.
  • Follow quality control plans or guidelines as assigned
  • Learn the entire paving process and density control.
  • Work with QC Technicians to further understand smoothness determinations and IRI reporting.
  • Learn how to conduct and test equipment calibrations.
  • Work to understand aggregate processing and quality conformance.
  • Assist with testing materials in a safe, efficient, and productive manner.
  • Identify and become familiar with various mix specifications requirements.
  • Test materials to determine specific requirements such as weight, gravity, temperature, thickness, and gradation of mix components.
  • Communicate with other technicians regarding mix specifications and test results.
  • Input test result data into computers in laboratories and remote locations.
  • Communicate and assist paving personnel in adjusting processes to conform to specifications.
  • Report and communicate test results ethically, adhering to the companies Ethics Policy.
  • Regular and timely attendance
  • Participate in and promote an inclusive work environment


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, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Geology or related program of study
  • Must be available to work approximately 40 hours per week
  • Must have a current and valid driver’s license
  • Ability to perform intermediate mathematical skills, including basic algebra.
  • 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!


Central Pre-Mix Concrete Co., 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 28, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Spokane

Job Segment: Chemical Research, Chemical Engineer, Civil Engineer, Geology, Temporary, Engineering, Contract