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Project Engineer - Fort Smith, AR

Location: 

Fort Smith, AR, US, 72901

Company:  APAC - Central-Central West Region - River Valley

 

 

Job ID:  147422

 

APAC Central Inc., is a CRH company producing and providing crushed aggregate materials, sand, ready-mix concrete, asphalt, and performing as a regional heavy highway/infrastructure construction firm serving Arkansas, Oklahoma, and southern Missouri. APAC-Central, Inc. and its founding companies have been serving our customers since early in the 20th Century and look forward to continued success in the 21st Century!

 

Position Overview

 

Assists with engineering projects such as aggregate, asphalt, ready mix concrete production and estimating.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

 

  • Inventory booking and reconciliation of stock pile aggregate material with multiple sites.
  • Surveying boundary and project stake out.
  • Inspects facilities to ensure compliance with all environmental, safety, and health regulations (governmental and company) and issues directives to plant managers for adherence to such policies and regulations.
  • Responsible for a safe work environment for themselves and co-workers.
  • Properly follow all company policies and OSHA/MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment.  Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA.
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times.
  • Reliable, Regular On-Time Attendance is required and essential to the operation of the team.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

 

Education/Experience

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field from an accredited university, college or education entity and/or equivalent education/degree. 
  • Internships with in construction or mining during college career preferred.

 

Work Requirements

 

  • General knowledge of procedures, materials, and regulations for blasting operations.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD.
  • Apply knowledge and acquired knowledge to solve challenges connected with sustainable engineering, material production methods, and the environment. 
  • Ensure compliance to all Federal and State applicable laws and regulations.
  • Strictly adhere to safety requirements, policies, and procedures as outlined in the employee policy manual.
  • Report to work at the designated start time.
  • Work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors/managers with other duties as required.
  • Perform general labor duties when necessary.
  • Available to work overtime, nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Travel and work away from home when necessary.

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

 

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as technical journals and technical documents.
  • Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task.  Organization and follow-up skills required.
  • Able to work with all typical office machinery and equipment.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite products and other software as required.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Strong sense of urgency.
  • Adaptable to changing situations.

 

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.
  • Climb: ascend/descend ladders, stairs, and equipment.
  • Lift: exertion of physical strength to move objects (50 lbs.) from one level to another.
  • Carry: hold or rest weighted objects (50 lbs.) directly on hands, arms, shoulders, or back while walking from one location to another.
  • Bend: flexion of the upper trunk forward while standing and knees extended or knees flexed when sitting.
  • Push/Pull: Exertion of force on or against object (70 lbs.) to move it from one location to another.
  • Reach: extend the hands and arms in any direction.
  • Kneel: maintain the body in an erect posture while resting body weight on one or both knees.
  • Stoop: flexion of the upper body forward at the waist with partial flexion of the knee while standing.
  • Twist: using hand tools such as wrenches and screwdrivers.

 

Work Environment

 

  • Noise: sufficient noise, either constant or intermittent, to cause marked distraction or possible injury to sense of hearing.
  • Fumes: vaporous emissions, usually odorous, thrown off as the result of combustion or chemical reaction.
  • Gases: carbon monoxide and ozone.
  • Dust: airborne particles of any kind such as dust.
  • Hazards: closeness to moving mechanical parts; slipping while ascending/descending stairs, ladders, and equipment; exposure to high temperatures during the summer and cold temperatures during the winter.
  • Protection: required to wear hard hat, safety glasses (prescription or non-prescription) with side shields, safety vest, gloves, steel-toed safety shoes, hearing protection.

 

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!

 

APAC Central Inc. 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 23, 2019


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