Mechanical Engineer Intern - Thomasville, PA

Thomasville, PA, US, 17364

Pennsy Supply Inc



Job ID:  489078


Pennsy Supply is a CRH company. CRH is the leading vertically integrated supplier of asphalt, aggregates, cement, ready-mix concrete, and paving and construction services in North America. Our 24,100 employees at 1,300 operating locations provide our customers with top-quality, innovative products and services.


Position Overview

The Mechanical Engineer Intern will work for approximately 10-12 weeks at Pennsy Supply, Inc. to integrate the education received from a college and/or university to the company’s objectives. The Intern will be exposed to a variety of departments and work environments during the internship. This will involve travel to and between various plants in Pennsy Supply’s Harrisburg, PA market region.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Adhere to and follow all safety rules and regulations of MSHA/OSHA/DOT and Pennsy Supply, Inc.
  • Conduct daily safety assignments (area inspections, pre-shifts, JSA’s, TRACK, etc)
  • Work with Operations Support and/or Operations staff to review and learn the following:
    • Capital project planning, budgeting, and management
    • Maintenance activities and process improvement
    • Mine overview and explanation of the mine planning process
    • May briefly train as a ground person, equipment operator and/or plant operator
    • May briefly assist on the plant maintenance crew
    • Understand components of preventative and predictive maintenance programs
    • ​Process overview, KPI's, production reports, dispatching component
    • Quality control issues, including understanding of sampling and testing procedures
  • To a lesser extent, work with the Customer Support and Operations departments to review the following:
    • Spend time with Construction Manager, Construction Superintendent and Sales Representative
    • Collections
    • Dispatch – customer service-related issues and work order process
    • Delivery of product – aggregate, asphalt and/or concrete
    • Financial reports related to the department
    • Understand how plant operations affect customers
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Regular and timely attendance


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



  • High school Diploma
  • 3rd Year (entering) Mechanical Engineering major with College and/or University
  • 3.0 GPA or better
  • Excellent computer skills and proficient in Word and Excel
  • Must submit to a drug screen and criminal background check
  • Current PA driver’s license


General Requirements 

  • Mobility to attend various meetings and events at offsite locations
  • Hours are extended throughout the year to include nights and weekends when necessary
  • Travel may be required



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.


This chart outlines the physical requirements necessary to perform the duties of this job.



  • Walk
  • Sit
  • Repetitive Motion
  •  Right
  •  Left



  • Stand
  • Reach
  • Drive
  • Fine motor


  • Bend
  • Kneel
  • Squat
  • Climb

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


  •  0 – 10 lbs
  • 10 – 25 lbs



  • 25 – 50 lbs

Not Applicable:

  • 50 – 100 lbs



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 regularly works in an office environment. The employee continuously works with others.


The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


This chart outlines the potential work environment the employees may be exposed to while performing the duties of this job.



  • Working with Others



  • Hot Weather
  • Cold Weather
  • Wet Weather
  • Exposed to Noise
  • Exposed to High Heat



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!


Pennsy Supply, 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:  Feb 17, 2024

Nearest Major Market: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster

Job Segment: Mechanical Engineer, Entry Level Engineer, Supply, Construction, Equipment Operator, Engineering, Operations, Manufacturing