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Construction Engineering Intern

The road to your future starts with Barrett Industries

Since 1854, Barrett Industries has been a leader in providing infrastructure solutions throughout the United States. Through our subsidiary companies, including Barrett Paving Materials Inc., we serve everyone from small contractors to government agencies and Fortune 500 companies. Barrett Industries Corporation is an infrastructure construction holding company with a vertically integrated value chain including quarries, sand and gravel operations, asphalt cement storage terminals, hot mix asphalt plants, trucking, asphalt emulsions, asphalt paving, and pavement preservation. 

Barrett Paving Materials Inc. upholds the highest standards of Safety, Environmental Stewardship, and Ethical Conduct. We provide advanced solutions for our customer’s needs while having a positive impact on our local communities, generating sustainable growth, and long-term value for our shareholders. Our mission is to strengthen and grow our infrastructure products and services by empowering and developing our people, fostering innovation, utilizing new technology, and maximizing vertical integration at all levels of the company’s value chain. We operate through various companies in the Northeast and the Midwest.  We are strong, stable, and growing.  

“We Build the Roads You Travel”


Heavy Highway Construction Civil Engineer

Barrett Paving Materials Inc., Internship program is designed to educate the candidate (current college student) about the different aspects of the business. We provide each intern with a rotation of each location so that they can gain knowledge of each profit center within Barrett NYC such as Lab, Asphalt Plant, Aggregate Quarry, Paving Crew, Dirt Work, Estimating as well as many other areas.

This is a paid internship program and we will do our best to accomodate help locate housing in the area. Our program runs from May - August for most traditional students. This program is mainly a learning experience that a traditional student cannot gain in the classroom.

Our goal is to secure an intern for 1-2 seasons, we look for a self-motivated individual that can take direction and complete projects assigned in a timely and safe manner.

Barrett holds Safety the top priority of our business and we instill this in all of our employees as well as newly hired items.

What you will learn in the position:

  • Engineering layout
  • Assist in developing a project schedule
  • Subcontractor coordination
  • Calculation of quantities of materials for work to be performed (ie. Asphalt, Gravel)
  • Maintain accurate daily quantities
  • Insure materials are delivered and ordered correctly in a timely manner
  • Prepare purchase orders and subcontracts
  • Review cost reports and check for accuracy
  • Project correspondence with subcontractors and the owner
  • Maintain safety records
  • Participate in CPI (Continuous Process Improvement) projects collecting data and sharing thoughts on ways to improve a process

Additional Information:

  • Loaction New York Central Region - Syracuse, NY and surrounding projects
  • Position Start Date: May - Summer
  • Work Type: Paid Hourly Internship

Barrett Paving Materials is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage women, minorities, and veterans to apply.

Barrett Paving Materials Inc. is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer dedicated to promoting diversity and maintaining a drug-free workplace. It is our policy to ensure that applicants are considered for employment based on their qualifications without regard to their race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expressions, sexual orientation, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), immigration status, citizenship, genetic information, medical conditions, protected veteran status, uniform service member status, familial status, marital status, registered domestic partner status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants are treated on the basis of their job-related qualifications, ability and performance. We are committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants and provide a workplace free of harassment and discrimination.  This Policy applies to aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, termination, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here and here.  For notification on E-Verify click here and for information on Right to Work, click here.

If you need accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact Barrett Paving Materials Inc. at 973-533-1001 or send an e-mail to:

Barrett PAving MAaterials Inc. will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants. For more information, please click here.

Salary Range
$36,000.00 - 57,000.00
per Year
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Liverpool, NY 13090, US