Quality Control Intern

Job Summary

CalPortland is seeking a summer in the materials division. This internship is ideal for a student interested in construction management, mechanical, or civil engineering. The intern will have the opportunity to work on a variety of heavy civil projects and mine planning.


At CalPortland, we’re proud to offer a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that provides health and financial support to our most important resources: our employees. Your benefits are an important part of your overall compensation at CalPortland. That’s why we give you a wide range of benefits to choose from. All regular full-time employees may enroll in a variety of health and welfare plans including medical, dental, and vision plans. Other benefits include life insurance, disability coverage, an employee assistance program, and a retirement program. The company also has a variety of voluntary benefits for employees to choose from.


$17.50/hr-$24.00/hr DOE 


  • Complete Safety and MSHA training and any other site/job specific required training
  • Carry-out and practice all safety practices per MSHA/company rules and regulations
  • Assist QC Manager with all tasks including collecting aggregate samples from Yard, lab work, worksite duties, observe testing techniques on-site, be able to direct concrete trucks on site according to a laid out plan, inputting data from testing, etc.
  • Learn about other CalPortland departments and interface as required   
  • Perform plant tasks as assigned


Currently pursuing Bachelor's degree in Mining Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Construction Management, Civil Engineering or other Engineering related discipline


•    Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
•    Good attendance and punctual 
•    Ability to work independently and in a team setting
•    Ability to lift at least 50 lbs. and perform physical labor in inclement weather
•    Must possess a valid driver's license, insurance and be insurable to drive company vehicles

Prior experience or internship in the construction or building materials industry

Conditions of Employment

Successful candidate must submit to post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check. Some positions require FMCSA regulated on-going drug and alcohol testing.





Vancouver, WA, US, 98660

Job Req ID:  11820
Job Type:  Temporary - Full-time

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon
Nearest Secondary Market: Tacoma

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