OldCastle Asphalt Construction Spring/Summer Internship (Jan - Aug 2018) (Austin/Waco) in Cedar Park, Texas

Asphalt Construction Spring/Summer Internship (Jan - Aug 2018) (Austin/Waco)

Location: Cedar Park, TX, US, 78613

Company: Wheeler

Oldcastle Materials Texas Region

Job ID: 122078

Wheeler is a locally-based construction company and building materials supplier owned and operated by Oldcastle Materials, the largest asphalt, ready mix and aggregates producer in North America. Wheeler is part of Oldcastle’s growing Texas-based network of 47 locations and over 1,200 employees statewide.

Asphalt Construction Internship (Spring/January/ 2018 - Summer/August 2018)

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 the Asphalt 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 summer and winter semesters of 2016 (May through December).

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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Oldcastle Materials Texas Wheeler is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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