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Construction Management Summer Intern-TN

Location: 

Knoxville, TN, US, 37914

Company:  Harrison Construction Company

 
Job ID:  131206

 

Since 1947, Harrison Construction Company, an Oldcastle Materials 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 Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle.  Oldcastle is the number one asphalt producer, the third-largest aggregates producer, and one of the top five ready mixed concrete producers in the United States.  Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

 

Tired of browsing the classifieds? Job searches unsuccessful? Look no further, Harrison Construction has the perfect career opportunity waiting for you!

 


Job Description Summary

  • We are seeking a qualified, safety minded, highly motivated individual to work as a Construction Trainee 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 12 week 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  

 

Requirements

  • 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 mandetory.
  • 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.  

 

Education/Experience

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

 

 

 

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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Harrison Construction Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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