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Operations Intern - APC - Golden, CO

Golden, CO, US, 80403

APC

 

 

 

APC Construction, a CRH Company, is a 60-year old, third generation, local, family-owned business specializing in aggregate mining, asphalt paving, construction material supply and complete civil construction. APC and its valued employees are recognized for their dedication to quality work, workforce development, and compliance to stringent safety standards, integrity and innovation. APC has always thought of its staff as family and provides competitive wages, salaries and excellent benefits!

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Position(s) Overview

Wage Range: $17.00 to $20.00 dependent on experience 

 

Must be Currently enrolled or recent graduate of a related field degree program

 

These are entry level internships/trainee positions working to gain further experience in the construction field.  Regular visits to the field may be required to examine projects and/or test materials. The positions involve supporting and working under a manager to prepare for a career in the industry. Types of internships may include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Estimating
  • Project Management
  • Safety
  • Construction Technology
  • Purchasing
  • Surveying
  • Environmental
  • Management
  • Quality Control
  • Other

 


 

Key Responsibilities (Essential duties and functions will vary depending on internship type)

 

  • Learn how to find, bid and build heavy construction projects
  • Set up contracts and sub contracts
  • Work with and assist estimators, project managers and construction crew foremen
  • Spend time with foreman learning how to prepare and set up job
  • Learn about construction equipment – various uses and skills required
  • Work with Operations Manager/accounting on monthly projections
  • Understand job cost
  • Review financial statements
  • Assist with project take offs and tracking
  • Project scheduling 
  • Estimating training through Bid2Win
  • Set up users in Infield including assigning of departmental access.
  • Other duties as assigned per supervisor.
  • Train other users of infield including managers and approvers how they can utilize the program for job management
  • Support employees in safely providing the preferred source to customers
  • Knowledge of MSHA/OSHA standards
  • Conduct on site safety inspections

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.

  • Ability to follow verbal and written instruction.
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.

 

Education/Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Currently enrolled or recent graduate of a 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.

 

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.

The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to signal and handle equipment. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move anywhere up to 50 lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

 

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Work Environment

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; and extreme cold and/or heat.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

 

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.

 

 

 

 

CRH Americas is a great place to grow! 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 career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

APC Construction 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:  Sep 12, 2022


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