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Operations Internship

Primary Location
Thornton-IL
Job Posting
The Company and the Role:
Are you a Mining Engineering student? Are you looking for an opportunity to advance your career with a growing company? Spend your Summer of 2019 with an industry leader!
Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.
Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, a global leader in aggregates, cement, concrete, and other downstream activities. The Group employs over 60,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in 60 countries.
Are you excited to put the classroom knowledge you have learned so far into action? Get out of the classroom, and come and spend the summer of 2019 with an industry leader in aggregates. We are looking for a mining or quarry student for a summer internship position. This position is a great opportunity for a student to gain exposure to a global organization and enhance their technical skill set while putting their classroom education to use.
This position will reside in Thornton, IL
What you'll get to do:
Follow all plant safety policies and procedures, including wearing required personal protective equipment
Put your education into action in the field to support and participate in assigned project work.
Support the plant operations in achieving production goals while partnering with experienced engineers, managers, and production employees in different departments.
Complete technical projects to gain an understanding of the operations of a cement plant and the cement industry, as well as gain practical application of mining and quarry skills.
Learn the mission of the production, maintenance, and quality departments and different job and functions.
Ensures compliance with all health, safety, and environmental regulations, as well as company policies and procedures
Who we are looking for:
A college student studying mining or quarrying working to earn a bachelor's degree with the desire to learn the ins and outs of the mining and aggregate industry.
A highly organized, efficient, and process improvement mindset and skill set
Someone able and willing to dive in and help solve problems in the field
Someone with a strong desire to work in a heavy industrial environment
Mining or quarry student who's desired career path is to be promoted into different roles within the organization
Strong strategic thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
Excellent Microsoft Office skills
A multi-tasker who can tackle multiple projects at the same time
Someone that is flexible to work overtime when it is needed
Benefits & Compensation:
We appreciate that candidates have many questions when considering opportunities, so we want to let you know that we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, which we like to share with candidates a little bit later in the process.
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