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Civil Construction Intern

Location:  Idaho Falls, ID, US, 83402
Company:  HK Contractors

 

Job ID:  125232

 

HK Contractors, is a member of the Oldcastle Materials Mountain West Division; Our purpose, commitment to the future, and formula for growth is to champion the safety, empowerment, and development of our employees.  We strive to be The Preferred Source of quality sand, rock, landscape products, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, paving and construction services.  We succeed as a team by embracing integrity, mutual respect, innovation, service, sustainability, and financial strength.   

 

Do you want to work for a company that values your skills?  Do you want to work for a company that values safety above all else?  Are you looking for opportunities and benefits of a large corporation with a small company feel? Then Oldcastle Materials is the company for you!  Apply for Civil Construction Internship position today and jumpstart your career with the Oldcastle Materials family!

 

Job Description Summary

  • Properly follow all company policies and OSHA / MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Safety – participation in daily safety discussions and tool box meetings
  • Estimating, pricing and bidding work
  • Contract administration – subcontract and material contract management
  • Document control
  • Trend tracking – tracking of quantities, costs and progress curves
  • Purchasing, expediting and coordination of materials
  • Equipment and material management
  • Material takeoffs and material receipt inspections
  •  Quantity tracking
  • Quality control and quality assurance
  • Scheduling and work plan development - coordination between plant and construction activities

 

Work Requirements

  • Must pass DOT pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Must pass a pre-employment “Fit for Work” physical.
  • Must be able to provide valid documentation for the I-9 Immigration document.
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors and the general public at all times.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co–workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
  • Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and / or MSHA.
  • Must be at least age 18 years of age due to nature of working environment.
  • Candidates must possess a strong work ethic
  •  Must be able to meet deadlines and put in the time needed to get the job done
  • Strong organizational skills and time management
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of computers
  • Be able to effectively carry out assigned duties in varying work environments and in different terrain (including various weather conditions)
  • Flexible with work locations – must be able to travel/relocate for the work term
  • Personal transportation required

 

Education / Experience

  • Students must be working towards a construction management or engineering degree. Must be available to work full time during the internship.

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.

 

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 100 lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception

 

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.

 

Office Setting

 

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 Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle

Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family!

 

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HK Contractors is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Nearest Major Market: Idaho
Nearest Secondary Market: Idaho Falls

Job Segment: Civil Engineer, Construction, Engineer, Quality Assurance, Document Control, Engineering, Technology, Administrative

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