Hinkle Contracting Company
  • 26-Sep-2017 to 30-Nov-2017 (EST)
  • Administration
  • Paris, KY, USA
  • Intern - Full Time

The position will be located at the Hinkle Office in Paris, KY and will support all Hinkle Paving operations throughout the state of Kentucky and the Hinkle locations in surrounding states of Tennessee, Virginia and South Carolina.


Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to providing engineering, planning, and other support as assigned to paving operations. Develop production improvement projects, capital project planning and budgets, Champion the local SOCR initiative, design, procure and implement modifications to paving systems, equipment, structures, processes and systems in alignment with and to functionally support Operations.


  • Schedules production in coordination with Area Manager to maximize safety, production efficiency and cost effectiveness in meeting customer demand.
  • Calculates Demand Forecasting to suggest plant production by mode to meet sales demand while minimizing products produced to lower overall inventory levels and minimize capped production.
  • Provides a monthly detailed production schedule for the Area Manager indicating tons, specific products and the hourly schedule required to achieve the production schedule.
  • Participates in all plant operational assessments to improve production process and promote continuous improvement culture.
  • Monitors sales activities for product sales.  Constantly monitors product quality and quantity required.
  • Participates in monthly financial reviews to better understand cost of production and identify and correct cost variances to budget. 
  • Promotes and monitors compliance with safety and environmental regulations.
  • Performs other job-related responsibilities, as needed.


  • Working knowledge of plant equipment and mechanical maintenance for the equipment. 
  • Knowledge of all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations regarding safety and environmental issues. 
  • Ability to effectively monitor production operations and quickly detect and respond to operations problems. 
  • Understanding and ability to comply with safety regulations.
  • Work requires the ability to inspect all operations of the assigned location which may involve walking over rough and uneven surfaces, and being exposed to noise / dust and all weather conditions.
  • Basic surveying and mapping skills are required.


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