Construction Engineer Intern

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CGT Paving and Maintenance Services Llc.
2820 Lawndale dr. Suite 206
Greensboro, NC
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 5 Full-time, Unpaid

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Description

The Intern position will work on gaining an overall understanding of the major divisions of CGT Paving and Maintenance Services Llc. The selected candidate will be involved with and learn about various aspects of the company and may include all areas such as asphalt, aggregates, and ready mix.

Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

Spend time at our aggregates, asphalt, and ready mix plants to learn the fundamentals of production.
Understand how to estimate and plan plant production requirements.
Learn the asphalt and ready mix plant scheduling process to meet customer and internal demands and maximize 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, Ready Mix.
Learn the material specification requirements our products are required to meet.
Support the safety goals and processes of the company.
Gain an in-depth understanding of the bidding and execution of construction.
Spend time in field operations for heavy construction and paving.
Understand how crew and scheduling efficiency is instrumental to achieve project goals.
Understand project profitability (revenue/costs).
Learn the fundamentals of material pricing for asphalt, aggregates and ready mix.
Learn to derive quantities from plans and how to accurately price products.
Manage customer issues.
Learn accounts receivable and billing.
Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required.
Other duties as may be assigned.

Requirements

Qualifications

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

Ideal candidate must be currently enrolled in a college degree program and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 or better.
Minimum of a high school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.

Work Requirements

Must be 18 years in age or older.
Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
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.
Must maintain current driver’s license that meets state requirements, i.e., CDL, Class A and/or B Driver with possible hazmat and tanker endorsements.
Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA. Protective equipment that may be required, but not limited to, for this position is: Face Shield, Safety (hard toe) Shoes, and Coveralls.
Compliance with all OSHA and/or MSHA regulations.

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

Demonstrated commitment to achieving the organization’s goals and objective.
High ethical standards.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Strong negotiation skills and ability to work with suppliers.
Ability to perform multiple tasks effectively with a focus on timeliness and responsiveness.
Ability to deal with the public in a pleasant, courteous, and calm manner in all circumstances.
Ability to work under pressure and be multi-task oriented.
Capable of utilizing the internet effectively for research and evaluation.
Ability to drive change and sell new concepts and approaches through persistence, self-motivation, energy, tenacity, follow-through, and commitment.
Excellent communication skills (both oral and written).
Understanding of procurement’s impact on financial results.

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.

Able to use hands and fingers to manipulate objects, talk and hear.
Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus.
The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit.
The employee is occasionally required to climb, crawl, kneel, and bend.
While performing the duties of the job, the employee may be occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.

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