Quality Control Intern

Company Name:
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 is looking to hire one college student to work as a Quality Control (QC) Intern at both of the Wells, and , facilities.
As an intern within our QC group, the selected candidate will learn about the quality control process and the practices Pike follows in order to reach and maintain a high standard of quality with all of our asphalt and aggregate products. Throughout the summer the intern will be exposed to a variety of processes which will include; conducting tests and completing gradations on aggregate material, learning about hot asphalt material, monitoring temperature, thickness, density and overall condition of pavements during installation.
_Essential Duties and Responsibilities_
Work in the quarry to learn about and assist with process control through material sampling and completing gradations while testing materials in a safe, efficient and productive manner.
Identify and become familiar with various specifications requirements.
Work with the asphalt plant to learn about and assist with monitoring the quality of hot asphalt mix in a safe, efficient and productive manner.
Test materials to determine weight, specific gravity and gradation of mix components.
Communicate with current QC technicians regarding mix specifications and test results.
Input test result data into computers in laboratories and remote locations.
The ideal candidate must be currently enrolled in a college degree program
Ability to work in a fast paced, high stress environment
Ability to work in a team setting
QC work is determined by the operation of the business, may include night work, and usually involves overtime.
The selected candidate must have reliable transportation to commute to and from their work location, as well as between facilities when necessary.
_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(TM) network.
City: Westbrook
State: Maine
Postal/Zip Code: 04092

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