Chemical or Materials Engineer Intern - Mason City, IA

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Lehigh Hanson

Lehigh Hanson

Chemical or Materials Engineer Intern - Mason City, IA

Mason City, IA
  • Responsibilities

    WE GIVE DOWN-TO-EARTH A WHOLE NEW MEANING We're Lehigh Hanson. Our products build cities and towns, including stadiums that hold thousands of fans, and bridges that support millions of vehicles. We have thousands of employees across hundreds of locations in the U.S. and Canada, making us North America's leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mixed concrete, asphalt, and related construction materials. We might be a big company, but we appreciate and encourage our people to share their ideas and help shape our future. We want every one of our people to play an active role in growing our business. With our diverse product lines and locations across North America, there are opportunities to explore different roles and work on a variety of exciting and interesting projects. We're a tight-knit team. While we strive to be the best, we do it with an attitude that is humble, accessible and down-to-earth. We don't ask you to "fit in" to our culture. We invite you to add to it. HERE'S WHAT YOU'LL GET TO DO 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 2021 WITH AN INDUSTRY LEADER IN CEMENT MANUFACTURING. We are seeking students who are looking to get their hands dirty by immersing themselves in plant processes. This position will have the opportunity to tackle new challenges and projects and gain real-world working experience. You will have lots to talk about when you return to school in the fall!

    • Participate in a program to provide students with work experience that is relevant to their major and complements their education
    • Summer Projects vary in scope and size just as our products do. By the end of the summer, you will have had the opportunity to work with some of our industry's best and brightest managers
    • The assignment will involve learning many aspects of the cement-making process at the cement plant
    • Complete technical projects to gain an understanding of the operations of a cement plant and the cement industry, as well as obtain the practical application of engineering skills.
    • Opportunities will include evaluating the production equipment and mine layout
    • Ensures compliance with all health, safety, and environmental regulations, as well as company policies and procedures
  • Qualifications


    • Current sophomores, juniors, and seniors working toward a degree in Chemical or Materials Engineering. Or current internal employees who are willing to relocate and participate in the Tuition Reimbursement Program
    • Commitment and engagement through a high level of work ethic and utilization of abilities for the best of the company
    • Demonstrated openness to change, flexibility, and adaptability
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Ability to motivate teams and simultaneously manage several projects
    • Someone with a strong desire to work in a heavy industrial environment.
    • A multi-tasker who can tackle multiple projects at the same time
    • An engineer who's desired career path is to be promoted into different roles within the organization
    • Strong strategic thinking, problem-solving, and decision making skills
  • Industry
  • About Us

    Lehigh Hanson is supplier of construction materials with hundreds of production sites across the US and Canada. Our company produces a variety of construction materials, including aggregates, cement, ready mixed concrete, asphalt, and other related building products. Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, the global market leader in aggregates with leading positions in cement, concrete and other downstream activities. The Group employs approximately 55,000 people and operates in around 50 countries.