OVERVIEW OF VULCAN MATERIALS COMPANY
Vulcan Materials Company is the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of aggregates-based construction materials including asphalt and ready-mixed concrete. We run our business with great discipline and integrity.
At Vulcan, our people share a competitive drive for excellence, in an environment of trust, teamwork, positive reinforcement, open-mindedness and communication.
Ours is a culture of mutual respect, integrity and committed spirit. Opportunity, community and unity is our way of doing business. We call it The Vulcan Way.
The Intern will utilize the Vulcan Operations Management Development program to begin to gain an overall understanding of the industry, our business, and the Operations function during the internship. The main purpose of the internship program is to educate the Intern about our industry in general and our company in specific and prepare the Intern for a full time Operations Management Trainee role. Based on experience and education, the Intern will participate in hands-on training and work projects involving Engineering, Processing, Quality Control, Plant Maintenance, Mobile Equipment Maintenance, Drilling & Blasting, Loading and Hauling, and overall facility management. The Intern will also spend extensive field time in one or more plants to gain experience in mining operations and processing aggregates and related products.
Education & Experience:
College course work leading toward a Bachelor's degree is preferred.
A major in Engineering or Construction Management may be helpful but not essential.
Relevant industry work experience may substitute for formal education.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must possess strong written and oral communication skills
Must possess a positive, "can-do" attitude and willingness to learn
Results-Oriented; Able to learn new things quickly
A self-starter; Excellent interpersonal relationship builder
Able to relate to all levels of people
Able to perform multiple tasks in an environment that has and will continue to have increased pressure
Knowledge of computer usage and Microsoft applications.
Having the willingness to relocate upon full time employment is highly valued.
Vulcan Materials Company offers a competitive compensation program and benefits package including: medical/dental/vision, paid holidays and vacations, life insurance, 401(k) with match and flexible spending accounts.
Vulcan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law from discrimination.
Vulcan Materials Company