High School: Summer Internship Position
This is a high school PAID summer internship position, for
students currently enrolled in high school who are 17 years or
older and are interested in pursuing a career in the construction
industry. This is a Full-Time employment commitment, and students
may be expected to work some nights and weekends. Students
selected, will work for C.W. Matthews for 8 WEEKS getting valuable
exposure in the heavy highway construction trade. Students that are
selected MUST have:
* A driver's license * A dependable vehicle to get them to the
job site every day. * A desire for a career in the construction
industry. * A strong work ethic and a GREAT attitude. * A
willingness to work some nights and weekends. * A teacher
recommendation (preferably from construction/trades/CTAE
If an intern works more than 40 hours in a week, they will get
paid time and a half for every hour worked over 40 hours.
Selected applicants will be placed in one of the company's
operating divisions to begin their training in heavy highway
We will work around family summer vacations. However, vacation
dates must be submitted on day of interview.
The duties of this position are continually changing depending
on the requirements of each project. The position consist of but is
not limited to the following duties.
* Flagging traffic. * Set up and maintenance of erosion control.
* Loading and unloading of materials. * Shoveling and raking dirt,
gravel, and asphalt. * General clean up around job site. * Checking
and maintaining grade stakes. * Set up and maintenance of all
traffic control aids. * Operating small equipment such as rollers,
power brooms and skid steers. * General maintenance of all
equipment and tools.
The above listed duties require periods of standing, walking,
stooping and bending. Position requires periodic lifting of up to
50 pounds. The job duties described herein are not exhaustive and
may be supplemented. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer