Construction Trainee HRI, Inc. State College, PA

Date: Jul 19, 2021

Country: State College, PA, Pennsylvania, US, 16801

Company: Colas

Subsidiary: Barrett Industries

HRI, Inc. is part of Barrett Industries, a leader in heavy civil construction in the northeastern United States.  HRI engages in heavy civil construction projects in Pennsylvania in addition to specific project work in Maryland, West Virginia, and Virginia.  Since 1947, HRI’s mission has been to strengthen and grow by empowering our people, fostering innovation, and utilizing new technology. Barrett Industries is a subsidiary of the Colas Group, a worldwide leader in infrastructure construction and maintenance. Our company provides competitive pay, outstanding benefits, career advancement opportunities, professional education, and extensive training for every employee.


The Trainee position is within our West Region, where we are a leader in asphalt paving, products, and heavy civil construction.

The position will report to the supervisor and will be responsible for a variety of duties in and around job site of construction projects. Excellent attendance is crucial for the team to achieve success. The ideal candidate has a proven record of success in fast-paced environments. Must have the ability to work with and communicate with cross-functional teams.

Main Responsibilities


  • Ability to use equipment  properly and safely
  • Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency
  • Must have an acceptable safety record and be committed to working safely
  • Overtime as required
  • Must comply with the company’s drug and alcohol testing requirements
  • Ability to work with a team and in a fast-paced environment
  • Independent work ethic and professional, positive attitude
  • Good work ethic, professional, and positive attitude
  • Must have reliable transportation to the job site


The position is part of a Penn Dot trainee program with a great starting rate and excellent benefits package. The positon include 1,000 hours of job experience within the industry.

Colas Inc.and its subsidiaries (HRI Inc.) are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here EEO document.  If you need accomodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact Colas Inc. 973-290-9082 or send an email to ColasRecruiter@colasinc.com.  

Nearest Major Market: State College