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Construction Intern - RiverBend Materials - (Eugene, OR)

Location: 

Eugene, OR, US, 97408

Company:  River Bend Materials

 

 

Job ID:  147838

 

River Bend Sand & Gravel, a CRH company, is a member of the CRH West Division family, values a culture of growth, development, and internal promotion.  We are a dynamic, growth-oriented, national aggregate, asphalt, concrete, and construction family of companies.  For over 80 years, we have worked to be the preferred source of quality rock products, concrete, asphalt paving, and construction services.   We have been recognized by numerous organizations for our commitment to safety, customer service, and innovation.  

 

Position Overview

 

RiverBend Materials, a CRH company, is a member of the CRH West Division family, values a culture of growth, development, and internal promotion.  We are a dynamic, growth-oriented, national aggregate, asphalt, concrete, and construction family of companies.  For over 80 years, we have worked to be the preferred source of quality rock products, concrete, asphalt paving, and construction services. We have been recognized by numerous organizations for our commitment to safety, customer service, and innovation.

 

Internship positions with RiverBend Materials provide college students an opportunity to gain real-world experience in their specific area of study. Interns will work alongside world-class professionals in a fast-paced, professional setting which provides interns invaluable experiences applying the knowledge and skills learned through education in a business environment.

 

RiverBend Materials is seeking a Summer Intern to work with our Construction Management and Estimating team.  This individual will prepare and assist in preparation of quantity take-offs, support of estimating staff, managing subcontractor RFQ’s and quotes, assist in utilization of field engineering with GPS equipment, tracking and adjusting progress quantities through all phases of the project from pre-construction through completion. Regular visits to the field will be required to verify completed and remaining quantities and to monitor project progress.

Key Responsibilities

  • Will assist estimators and project managers with project take offs and project tracking.
  • Obtaining existing conditions in field with use of GPS equipment
  • Assist and prepare quantity take-offs using Agtek
  • Assist and prepare estimates using Bid2Win
  • Prepare and update project schedules using Microsoft Project
  • Previous estimating experience and a strong math background is preferred
  • Preferred candidate should have construction related and/or field experience
  • Ability to read and extrapolate information from plans and geotechnical reports
  • Experience and ability using Excel (developing and updating spreadsheets) and Word required
  • Hours of operation will vary according to current projects.  Minimum of 50 hours/week +
  • Other duties as assigned per supervisor

 

Qualifications

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

  • Candidate must be in their Junior or Senior year, and currently enrolled in Construction Technology, Engineering or related curriculum.
  • Good academic standing
  • Experience using Excel, Word and other estimating programs a plus
  • Strong math background is preferred
  • Preferred candidate should have construction and/or field related knowledge

 

Work Requirements

  • Hours of operation/work location will vary according to current projects - Anticipate 70% in Eugene and 30% in Salem
  • Reliable transportation a must
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment on multiple demanding tasks
  • Ability to work both on a team and independently, prioritize multiple projects, and meet deadlines
  • Exceptional research, writing, and communication skills

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Safety minded
  • Demonstrates good performance and attendance
  • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills
  • Demonstrates the ability to follow written and/or verbal instructions
  • Positive attitude and self-motivation

 

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.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, or hear.  The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move from 10 to 25 lbs. 

 

Application Materials Required:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Copy of Undergraduate transcript
  • Two References

 

 

 

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 Americas Offers You

 

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs

 

About CRH Americas

 

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

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! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

 

River Bend Sand & Gravel is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

 

Date Posted:  Mar 05, 2019


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