Construction College Intern (Belmont, NH)
Oldcastle - Belmont, NH

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City: Belmont
State: New Hampshire
Postal/Zip Code: 03220

Pike Industries, Inc., a subsidiary and integral part of Oldcastle, is a leading Highway Contractor and the largest producer of Hot Mix Asphalt and Construction Aggregates in New England. Pike has experienced continual growth over the years and currently employs nearly 1,000 people throughout NH, ME and VT. The dedication, knowledge, and quality workmanship of our employees is what makes the company such a great success. If you’re looking for a challenging career at a company that will reward your efforts, look no further. Take the first step and apply for an exciting opportunity to gain top notch industry experience and pave the road to your success. All Roads Lead Here!

Job Description Summary

Pike Industries is looking for an intern to work in the field for the 2013 summer. Through an organized and structured process the selected intern will be exposed to and trained on many aspects of our business operations. The summer will be broken into three segments of 3-4 weeks each where the intern will be paired with an experienced employee to learn about each of the following areas; paving/construction, plants/crushers, and quality control.

While working within a paving/construction capacity the selected intern will learn about the how construction and paving jobs are set up and run. The intern may assist with duties such as; manual labor, use of hand tools, directing and guiding traffic through construction sites, and possibly operating equipment.

While working within a plant/crusher capacity the selected intern will learn about how the aggregate and asphalt material is produced and distributed within our own company as well as with Pike’s customers. The intern will participate and gain hands-on experience while learning about the operations of our plant/crusher division.

While working within a quality control capacity the selected intern will learn about the process of conducting tests on asphalt and aggregate materials to determine mix make up as well as composition and consistency with required specifications. The intern may also be provided with additional training and explanation of the process of monitoring temperature, thickness, density and overall condition of pavements during installation.

  • Be enrolled in a college degree program
  • Be eager and willing to learn about and become familiar with the various construction processes
  • Have the ability to follow directions
  • Have strong attention to detail while executing the necessary process
  • Must have reliable transportation

  • Previous experience working in road construction is preferred but not required

Other Information

This position will be based in the Belmont, New Hampshire area but travel to multiple Pike facilities and job sites will be required. This position may be required to work extended hours with possible night and/or weekend work as well as overnights. It is essential for all applicants to have a valid driver’s license. This is a summer, hourly position.

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!

Pike Industries, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

Pike Industries, Inc. is part of the Oldcastlecareers™ network.

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