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Career Opportunities

Texas State is one of only four universities in the nation to offer the innovative Concrete Industry Management degree program.  There are many possible career opportunities for CIM graduates in the industry.  Some of these include 

  • Concrete Project Manager
  • Quality Control Manager
  • Concrete Testing Technician
  • Project Estimator
  • Plant Manager
  • Concrete Materials Researcher
  • Project Coordinator
  • Operations/Production Manager
  • Admixture Sales Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Material Supplier
  • Project Superintendent
  • Product Distribution Manager
  • Safety Manager

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  • Career Opportunities

    • Job Summary

      Individuals hired as Talent Development Professionals (TDPs) will be placed in a 12-month intensive, hands-on developmental program that will build the foundation for a long successful career in CEMEX USA. During the program, TDPs will learn the operational aspects of the Ready-Mix Concrete business, Aggregates business, or Corporate functions in order to become a subject matter expert in their field. In addition, TDPs will participate in leadership development sessions in order to enhance management capabilities and participate in project-based learning in order to collaborate and network with others. 

      Job Responsibilities

      This will be a rotational program with assignments at different sites within CEMEX USA and will include various hands-on training projects, simulations, and other experiential learning opportunities. Participants will also be introduced to the relationships between cement, ready-mix concrete and aggregates, as well as various critical support roles within the organization.

      •  Acquire specific knowledge on the practices of the business
      • Learn by working in specific job positions (hands-on experience)
      • Develop technical and managerial skills
      • Enhance leadership capabilities
      • Acquire a sense of global business
      • Obtain a network of contacts and resources
      • Present continuous improvement ideas
      • Adhere to all CEMEX and O.S.H.A. rules and regulations at all times
      • Wear proper safety equipment while on plant grounds
      • Meet or exceed company safety standards, be an advocate for safety 
      • Perform other job responsibilities as assigned by management
      Qualifications

      Bachelor’s Degree:

      • Engineering
      • Business Administration
      • Construction Management
      • Concrete Industry Management
      • Supply Chain or a related field of study

      4 years or less of work experience after graduation; experience in the related industry preferred

      Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
      • Demonstrated leadership abilities and initiative
      • Demonstrated capability of conducting hands-on field work
      • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
      • Excellent communication skills
      • Team oriented
      • Must be willing to relocate domestically 
      Working Conditions
      • Capability to work extended hours as necessary
      • Ability to work with standard office/computer equipment
      • Ability to participate in required overnight travel as necessary
      • Continuous exposure to extreme heat, extreme cold, extreme noise, and working outdoors
      • Must wear protective equipment while at the location
      Physical Requirements
      • Requires stationary position, traverse, move, transport, and the ability to significant degree to operate, activate, use, prepare, inspect, place, detect, or position
      • Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently
      • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate to employees/visitors as well as function safely around heavy rolling equipment  
      • Must be able to perform all job functions which include, but may not be limited to, pushing, turning, and/or pulling of controls

      https://jobs.cemex.com/job/Edinburg-Professional-Talent-Development-Ready-Mix-Rio-Grande-Valley%2C-TX-TX-78539/727590401/?locale=en_US

       

       

       

       

    • Job Summary

      Individuals hired as Talent Development Professionals (TDPs) will be placed in a 12-month intensive, hands-on developmental program that will build the foundation for a long successful career in CEMEX USA. During the program, TDPs will learn the operational aspects of the Ready-Mix Concrete business, Aggregates business, or Corporate functions in order to become a subject matter expert in their field. In addition, TDPs will participate in leadership development sessions in order to enhance management capabilities and participate in project-based learning in order to collaborate and network with others. 

      Job Responsibilities

      This will be a rotational program with assignments at different sites within CEMEX USA and will include various hands-on training projects, simulations, and other experiential learning opportunities. Participants will also be introduced to the relationships between cement, ready-mix concrete and aggregates, as well as various critical support roles within the organization.

      •  Acquire specific knowledge on the practices of the business
      • Learn by working in specific job positions (hands-on experience)
      • Develop technical and managerial skills
      • Enhance leadership capabilities
      • Acquire a sense of global business
      • Obtain a network of contacts and resources
      • Present continuous improvement ideas
      • Adhere to all CEMEX and O.S.H.A. rules and regulations at all times
      • Wear proper safety equipment while on plant grounds
      • Meet or exceed company safety standards, be an advocate for safety 
      • Perform other job responsibilities as assigned by management
      Qualifications

      Bachelor’s Degree:

      • Engineering
      • Business Administration
      • Construction Management
      • Concrete Industry Management
      • Supply Chain or a related field of study

      4 years or less of work experience after graduation; experience in the related industry preferred

      Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
      • Demonstrated leadership abilities and initiative
      • Demonstrated capability of conducting hands-on field work
      • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
      • Excellent communication skills
      • Team oriented
      • Must be willing to relocate domestically 
      Working Conditions
      • Capability to work extended hours as necessary
      • Ability to work with standard office/computer equipment
      • Ability to participate in required overnight travel as necessary
      • Continuous exposure to extreme heat, extreme cold, extreme noise, and working outdoors
      • Must wear protective equipment while at the location
      Physical Requirements
      • Requires stationary position, traverse, move, transport, and the ability to significant degree to operate, activate, use, prepare, inspect, place, detect, or position
      • Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently
      • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate to employees/visitors as well as function safely around heavy rolling equipment  
      • Must be able to perform all job functions which include, but may not be limited to, pushing, turning, and/or pulling of controls

      https://jobs.cemex.com/job/Jersey-Village-Professional-Talent-Development-Ready-Mix-Houston%2C-TX-TX-77040/727589301/?locale=en_US

    • Job Summary

      Individuals hired as Talent Development Professionals (TDPs) will be placed in a 12-month intensive, hands-on developmental program that will build the foundation for a long successful career in CEMEX USA. During the program, TDPs will learn the operational aspects of the Ready-Mix Concrete business, Aggregates business, or Corporate functions in order to become a subject matter expert in their field. In addition, TDPs will participate in leadership development sessions in order to enhance management capabilities and participate in project-based learning in order to collaborate and network with others. 

      Job Responsibilities

      This will be a rotational program with assignments at different sites within CEMEX USA and will include various hands-on training projects, simulations, and other experiential learning opportunities. Participants will also be introduced to the relationships between cement, ready-mix concrete and aggregates, as well as various critical support roles within the organization.

      •  Acquire specific knowledge on the practices of the business
      • Learn by working in specific job positions (hands-on experience)
      • Develop technical and managerial skills
      • Enhance leadership capabilities
      • Acquire a sense of global business
      • Obtain a network of contacts and resources
      • Present continuous improvement ideas
      • Adhere to all CEMEX and O.S.H.A. rules and regulations at all times
      • Wear proper safety equipment while on plant grounds
      • Meet or exceed company safety standards, be an advocate for safety 
      • Perform other job responsibilities as assigned by management
      Qualifications

      Bachelor’s Degree:

      • Engineering
      • Business Administration
      • Construction Management
      • Concrete Industry Management
      • Supply Chain or a related field of study

      4 years or less of work experience after graduation; experience in the related industry preferred

      Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
      • Demonstrated leadership abilities and initiative
      • Demonstrated capability of conducting hands-on field work
      • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
      • Excellent communication skills
      • Team oriented
      • Must be willing to relocate domestically 
      Working Conditions
      • Capability to work extended hours as necessary
      • Ability to work with standard office/computer equipment
      • Ability to participate in required overnight travel as necessary
      • Continuous exposure to extreme heat, extreme cold, extreme noise, and working outdoors
      • Must wear protective equipment while at the location
      Physical Requirements
      • Requires stationary position, traverse, move, transport, and the ability to significant degree to operate, activate, use, prepare, inspect, place, detect, or position
      • Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently
      • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate to employees/visitors as well as function safely around heavy rolling equipment  
      • Must be able to perform all job functions which include, but may not be limited to, pushing, turning, and/or pulling of controls

      https://jobs.cemex.com/job/New-Braunfels-Professional-Talent-Development-TX-78132/720176201/?createNewAlert=false&q=Professional+Talent+Development+&locationsearch=&optionsFacetsDD_country=&optionsFacetsDD_department=&optionsFacetsDD_lang=

  • Internship Opportunities

    • Job Summary

      Summer internships are 10-week programs that combine on-the-job training with structured learning opportunities. Our interns participate in projects with our operations or in support functions. These projects are designed to provide valuable, firsthand experience in the construction industry and excellent opportunities for networking and professional growth.

      Job Responsibilities
      • Acquire specific knowledge on the practices of the business line
      • Be an advocate for safety
      • Adhere to all CEMEX, OSHA and MSHA rules and regulations at all times and wear proper safety equipment while on plant grounds
      • Meet or exceed company safety standards
      • Perform other job responsibilities as assigned by management
      Qualifications
      • Must be in 3rd or 4th year of completing your Bachelor's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree preferred in:
        • Engineering (Civil, Chemical, Industrial, Mechanical, Mining)
        • Business
        • Construction related field
        • Concrete Industry Management
      • Must be in 3rd or 4th year of completing your Bachelor's Degree. Bachelor's Degree preferred in:
        • Mining Engineering
        • Civil or Mechanical Engineering
        • Geology
        • Environmental Management
      Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
      • Highly proficient in MS Office with advanced Excel skills
      • Ability to read, comprehend and analyze Collective Bargaining Agreements 
      • Strong attention to detail
      • Possesses analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills 
      • Ability to prioritize projects, allocate resources and interact with all levels in an organization
      • Strong interpersonal skills
      Working Conditions
      • Capability to work extended hours as necessary
      • Ability to work with standard office/computer Equipment
      • Capable of working in an open office environment
      • Ability to participate in required overnight travel as necessary 
      • Some exposure to dust, noise, and extreme temperatures
      Physical Requirements
      • Walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing to a significant degree
      • Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently
      • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear to communicate to employees/visitors
      • Requires walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing to a significant degree
      • Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently
      • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, in order to communicate to employees/visitor

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    • Job Summary

      Summer internships are 10-week programs that combine on-the-job training with structured learning opportunities. Our interns participate in projects with our operations or in support functions. These projects are designed to provide valuable, firsthand experience in the construction industry and excellent opportunities for networking and professional growth.

      Job Responsibilities

      • Acquire specific knowledge on the practices of the business line
      • Be an advocate for safety
      • Adhere to all CEMEX, OSHA and MSHA rules and regulations at all times and wear proper safety equipment while on plant grounds
      • Meet or exceed company safety standards
      • Perform other job responsibilities as assigned by management
      Qualifications
      • Must be in 3rd or 4th year of completing your Bachelor's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree preferred in:
        • Engineering (Civil, Chemical, Industrial, Mechanical, Mining)
        • Business
        • Construction related field
        • Concrete Industry Management
      • Must be in 3rd or 4th year of completing your Bachelor's Degree. Bachelor's Degree preferred in:
        • Mining Engineering
        • Civil or Mechanical Engineering
        • Geology
        • Environmental Management
      Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
      • Highly proficient in MS Office with advanced Excel skills
      • Ability to read, comprehend and analyze Collective Bargaining Agreements 
      • Strong attention to detail
      • Possesses analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills 
      • Ability to prioritize projects, allocate resources and interact with all levels in an organization
      • Strong interpersonal skills
      Working Conditions
      • Capability to work extended hours as necessary
      • Ability to work with standard office/computer Equipment
      • Capable of working in an open office environment
      • Ability to participate in required overnight travel as necessary 
      • Some exposure to dust, noise, and extreme temperatures
      Physical Requirements
      • Walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing to a significant degree
      • Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently
      • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear to communicate to employees/visitors
      • Requires walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing to a significant degree
      • Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently
      • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, in order to communicate to employees/visitors

      https://jobs.cemex.com/job/New-Braunfels-Intern-TX-78132/717359101/?locale=en_US

    • 03/08/21

      Applications open this summer on July 1stBelow is a brief description:  

      The AOE Fellowship is open to all CIM students who have interest in sales/marketing, association management or the business side of the concrete industry! This is a great opportunity to network with others in the industry, receive $$ for tuition and build your resume.

      Recipients of this fellowship will receive:

      1. $10,000-$15,000 USD educational stipend for tuition, residence, books and materials
      2. Appropriate recognition in Concrete International magazine and on the foundation website
      3. PAID travel expenses and attendance fees to two ACI conventions
      4. Assistance in finding an industry mentor

      AOE is a fully-owned subsidiary of ACI. This fellowship was created in memory of Wendy Ward, a member of the AOE team for more than a decade. Wendy was a great advocate for the concrete industry and passed away at the early age of 32 from breast cancer. She was known as a leading expert in helping organizations with their marketing and sales efforts.

      If you are interested, the application cycle will open on July 1, 2021.

      AOE Fellowship- More Information

      Visit the link below to learn more!

      https://www.concretedegree.com/careers-in-concrete/scholarships/.