Construction Operations Summer Intern- Knoxville, TN

Knoxville, TN, US, 37914

Harrison Construction Company


Job ID:  491507


Since 1947, Harrison Construction Company, a CRH company, has been the preferred source for ground-level site construction throughout eastern Tennessee and western North Carolina. Committed to quality, service and safety, our integrated products and services enable us to build and manage site development projects from concept through construction.  In addition, by being a part of the CRH family, we are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that come together to form CRH.  CRH is the number one asphalt producer and paver, the largest aggregates producer and the second largest ready-mix producer in North America. We are also the number four cement producer in North America and a leader in Canada. CRH operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Job Description Summary

  • We are seeking a qualified, safety-minded, highly motivated individual to work as a Construction Intern to be involved with and learn about various aspects of our company. The intern will be exposed to all lines of business and will follow a 3 month program including the following on a rotational basis.


  • North Carolina/Crab Orchard Sand    Plant Process/Quality Control/Sales/Environmental
  • Ready-Mix Concrete                        Plants/Quality Control/Dispatch/Sales/Operations
  • Asphalt                                          Plants/Quality Control/Estimating/Laydown
  • Construction                                   Current projects
  • Rotation through other Departments  Mechanic Shops/Safety/Dispatch and others as recommended
  • Final day - The Experience Presentation                 Powerpoint/Overview/Evaluation of program/Harrison Overview  



  • In addition to learning those aspects of the assigned division, the selected individual will be required to perform general labor duties and work long hours with the crew which could include some night work.   
  • Travel required throughout eastern Tennessee and western North Carolina dependent on schedule. A valid drivers license with a good driving record is mandatory.
  • The selected individual must display a courteous and professional attitude when dealing with co-workers, customers and the public. 
  • Long hours, nights, travel overnights and weekends may be required.  



  • Currently enrolled or recently graduated from a college or university majoring in Civil and/or Construction Management Engineering  is required.




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!


Harrison Construction Company, 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:  May 10, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Knoxville

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