Aggregate Plant Operator Intern - Capital District

Selkirk, NY, US, 12158

Callanan Industries Inc

Job ID:  488815

Callanan Industries Inc., a CRH Company, is a leading supplier of paving materials and construction services in New York State. We provide a complete range of high-quality aggregates, asphalt, ready-mix concrete products, and construction paving services to state, federal, municipal, commercial, and private customers. Callanan has been in business since 1883 and would not have such a long and successful track record were it not for our employees. We consider our employees our greatest strength, and we constantly strive to improve as an employer. We live by the saying, "We Make Safety Our Family Business." Safety is a core value, and employees support one another to promote a culture of safety throughout the company.

Are you ready to start building a rewarding future? Join our team today!

Job Description:

Are you eager to jumpstart your career in the Aggregate and Asphalt industry? We're looking for a proactive and motivated intern to join our team and learn the day-to-day operations of our Aggregate and Asphalt Department. This internship provides a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience, learn from seasoned professionals, and contribute to meaningful projects.



This is an in-person internship based out of the Capital District, New York. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in learning the day-to-day tasks and responsibilities of the Aggregate or Asphalt Department.
  • Be exposed to the Aggregate Department reports and regulatory responsibilities.
  • Observe and study techniques and traits of experienced employees in the Aggregate Department in order to acquire knowledge of methods, procedures, and standards required for completing departmental duties and the performance of the department.
  • May be assigned projects and/or tasks by all the Aggregate team.
  • Works in the Quality Control Department to understand the importance of the relationship between quality production and a quality aggregate/asphalt product.
  • Work individually or in concert with other Intern participants on an assigned project to be presented at the end of the Internship.
  • Wears a hard hat, safety glasses, steel-toed footwear, gloves, hearing protection, and respirator as needed.



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



  • Student at a college, university, or technical school.


Work Requirements

  • None


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Ability to convey a positive and professional image as an Intern.
  • Ability to follow directions and complete simple tasks.
  • Ability to be tactful with average communication skills.
  • Ability to deal effectively with questions or problems, seeking assistance when needed.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Must be computer literate.


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully.

  • Have verbal and numerical ability, spatial form, and clerical perception.
  • Standing, walking, sitting, reaching, handing, fingering, feeling, and seeing.
  • This job might require some lifting. 


Benefits and Salary

  • This job pays an hourly rate of $18.
  • Company Discounts



What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay.
  • 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!


Callanan Industries, Inc., 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 14, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Albany

Job Segment: Plant Operator, Clerical, Equipment Operator, Manager, Plant, Manufacturing, Administrative, Management