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Quality Control Internship

Spokane, WA, US, 99212

Central Pre-Mix Concrete Co North



Job ID:  456439

CRH is a leading global diversified building materials group, employing over 85,000 people at more than 3,600 locations in 32 countries.  Imagine a company capable of providing the modern building materials needed to build our homes, schools, communities, even the bridges and highways to get you there. We are CRH Americas, North America’s largest manufacturer of building products and the second largest globally. 


Position Overview

Our paid 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.  



  • Yakima, WA
  • Tri-Cities, WA
  • Spokane, WA
  • Rathdrum, ID
  • Other locations may be available throughout WA, OR, ID, & MT based on candidate preference and company availability


Essential 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.



  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Currently enrolled or recent graduate of a related field degree program
  • Must be available to work approximately 40 hours per week
  • Must have a current and valid driver’s license


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Detail-oriented
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office programs
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions
  • Willingness to work in a team environment
  • Ability to perform intermediate mathematical skills, including basic algebra.
  • Pass pre-employment drug screen.



The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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!


CRH is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date Posted:  Nov 30, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Spokane