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Internship - Various Openings

Location:  Lunenburg, MA, US, 01462
Company:  PJ Keating Co

 

Job ID:  122076

 

P.J. Keating Company, an Oldcastle Materials company, is a leading manufacturer of aggregate and HMA products and Paving and Construction in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.  We operate aggregate and Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) production facilities in Acushnet, Dracut, and Lunenburg, Massachusetts as well as Cranston, Rhode Island.  Our modern facilities, veteran paving crews, experienced construction management team and large investment in plants and equipment make us one of the largest and most efficient producers in the state of Massachusetts as well as one of only two RIDOT approved stone suppliers in the state of Rhode Island. 


Are you looking for opportunities and benefits of a large corporation with a small company feel? Then P.J. Keating Company and Oldcastle Materials is the company for you! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today!

 

If you’re looking for a challenging opportunity at a company that will reward your efforts, look no further. Let P.J. Keating Company lead you on a rewarding career path to gain top notch industry experience and pave the road to your success!


Job Description Summary

We are seeking a qualified, safety minded, highly motivated individual to work as an intern who will gain an overall understanding of the major divisions of P.J. Keating Company so that the intern can eventually be considered for a full time position within P.J. Keating Company or Oldcastle. The selected candidate will be involved with and learn about various aspects of P.J. Keating Company. Including, but not limited to:

  • Safety 
  • Support the safety goals and processes of the company
  • MSHA and OSHA training and regulations
  • Fundamentals of Fatality Elimination and Risk Assessment
  • Operations – Asphalt, Aggregates, & Equipment
  • Spend time at our aggregates, asphalt, and construction to learn the fundamentals of production
  • Understand how to estimate and plan plant production requirements
  • Learn asphalt mix plant scheduling process to meet customer and internal demands and minimize capacity conflicts
  • Understand compliance requirements for our operations to meet federal and state regulations including MSHA and OSHA etc.
  • Equipment preventative maintenance, scheduling and shop operation
  • Quality Control/Quality Assurance – Asphalt, Aggregates
  • Gain an understanding of the QC/QA process and material testing procedures at P.J. Keating Company for aggregates, asphalt, and construction
  • Learn the material specification requirements our products are required to meet
  • Construction
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the bidding and execution of construction.  This includes project estimating/bidding, pre-construction meetings, in-house safety meetings, OJT’s, subcontractor compliance, planning and scheduling, trucking, and traffic control requirement
  • spend time in field operations for heavy construction, reclaim, fine grade and paving
  • Understand how crew and scheduling efficiency is instrumental to achieve project goals
  • Learn how we manage contract backlog and the importance of long term planning
  • Understand project profitability (revenue/costs)
  • Commercial – Asphalt, Aggregates,
  • Learn the fundamentals of material pricing for asphalt and aggregates to towns, contractors and MADOT
  • Spend time at a scale location
  • Learn to derive quantities from plans and how to accurately price products
  • Managing customer issues
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Billing
  • Leadership/Development Goals
  • Build relationships with key stakeholders at P.J. Keating Company.
  • Show a commitment to be visible and active in operations with your fellow employees
  • Learn how to identify and resolve safety, personnel, and equipment/operational problems, in a timely and effective manner
  • In additional to learning these aspects, the selected candidate may be required to perform general laboring duties. This position will be based in Massachusetts but travel may be required throughout the State depending on the location of our jobs.

 

Personal Protective Equipment
Employees are required to wear personal protective equipment in designated operations and construction areas as outlined by OSHA, MSHA and state agencies.  Protective equipment that may be required, but not limited to, for this position: hard hat, safety glasses, hearing protection and reinforced toed shoes for any work in the field.

Requirements
Ideal candidate must be currently enrolled in a college degree program and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 or better. 

Other Information
Position may require long hours, night work, travel/overnights and/or weekend work throughout the season. The selected candidate must display a courteous and professional attitude when dealing with co-workers and the public.

P.J. Keating Company offers a benefit package to full-time employees that is hard to beat!

  • Highly competitive pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, disability and life insurance programs
  • Group retirement savings programs with company match
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion.

 

 

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 talk and hear.  The employee is required to sit, walk and stand for periods of time.  The employee is required to use a computer for extended periods of time.    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust to focus.

 

 

Continuous

 

Frequently

 

Occasionally

 

Not

Applicable

Bend

 

X

 

 

Kneel

 

 

X

 

Squat

 

X

 

 

Climb

 

 

X

 

Stand

X

 

 

 

Walk

X

 

 

 

Sit

 

 

X

 

Reach

 

X

 

 

Drive

 

X

 

 

Fine motor

 

X

 

 

Repetitive Motion

 

X

 

 

Right

 

X

 

 

Left

 

X

 

 

 

This position requires an employee to lift:

 

 

Continuous

 

Frequently

 

Occasionally

 

Not

Applicable

0 – 10 lbs.

 

X

 

 

10 – 25 lbs.

 

 

X

 

25 – 50 lbs.

 

 

X

 

50 –100 lbs.

 

 

 

X

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.

 

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

 

 

Continuous

 

Frequently

 

Occasionally

 

Not

Applicable

Hot Weather

 

X

 

 

Cold Weather

 

 

X

 

Wet Weather

 

 

X

 

Exposed to Noise

 

 

X

 

Exposed to High Heat

 

 

X

 

Moving Equipment

 

 

X

 

Working With Others

X

 

 

 

 

 

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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P.J. Keating Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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