Job Information

Lehigh Hanson Mining Engineer Co-Op Student in Jamesville, New York

AutoReqId: 15535BR

Line Of Business: Aggregates

Department: Operations

Primary Location: Jamesville-NY

Pay Class: Salaried Non-Exempt

Job Posting:

The Role and the Company

Lehigh Hanson is North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mix concrete, and asphalt. We have hundreds of plants and thousands of employees working across the United States and Canada. Our parent company is Heidelberg Cement Group, one of the world’s largest building materials companies.

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 Fall of 2022 with an industry leader in aggregates. We are seeking students who are looking to get hands on practical experience 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 Spring!

The COOP Program position is in Jamesville, NY and will report to the Operations Manager.


Support the plant operations in achieving production goals while partnering with experienced engineers, managers, and production employees in different departments throughout the Fall.

  • Learn the operational aspects of the production, maintenance, and quality departments and different jobs and functions

  • Complete projects to gain an understanding of the operations of a quarry and the industry, as well as drive efficiency improvements within the production process

  • Participate in a program to provide students with work experience that is relevant to their major and complements their education

  • Assist in various projects such as fleet management, production balance, or mix design formulation.

  • Commitment and engagement through high level of work ethic and utilization of abilities for the best of the company

  • Projects vary in scope and size and by the end of the program, you will have had the opportunity to work with some of our industry’s best and brightest managers

  • Assignments will involve learning all aspects of managing a quarry, ready-mix plant, or sand & gravel operation, including Mine Planning, Operations optimization, Quality Control, Maintenance, Safety, and more

  • 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


  • Current sophomores, juniors, and seniors working toward a degree in Mining, Civil, Mechanical, Chemical Engineering or Business Management. Or current internal employees who are willing to relocate and participate in the Tuition Reimbursement Program

  • Someone who has an appreciation for the value of “boots on the ground” practical experience.

  • An individual looking to be out in the field

  • Commitment and engagement through high level of work ethic and utilization of abilities for the best of the company

  • Demonstrates openness to change, flexibility, and adaptability

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Ability to motivate teams and simultaneously manage several projects

  • Strong strategic thinking, problem solving, and decision-making skills

Work Environment

  • Role operates in a manufacturing environment with moving mechanical equipment, inclement weather, heat, humidity, elevated noise levels, and dusty conditions

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Lehigh Hanson is a drug free workplace

Employer Statement :

Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled