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Quarry Superintendent - Foreman, AR

Foreman, AR, US, 71836

Ash Grove Cement Company



Job ID:  440239


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides Portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us.  We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across North America. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. We stand together to reinvent the way our world is built. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.


Position Overview

Plans, coordinates and supervises all quarry operations to meet plant production needs. Uses independent judgement to analyze and solve problems and determine proper procedures. Works under general supervision with specified standard practices and objectives. Refers to supervisor only when in serious doubt as to the proper procedure for a specified action. Exercised supervision over approximately 25 quarry employees.

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


  • Established, assigns and communicates job responsibilities.
  • Supervises and evaluates job performance according to specified objectives.
  • Conducts meetings as needed to discuss and coordinate quarry and garage operations.
  • Performs troubleshooting to prevent problems with equipment or operations.
  • Maintains specified records on employees and jobs completed.
  • Prepares reports as requested by plant management regarding the daily operations of the quarry.
  • Ensures compliance to safety standards and regulations by participating in the safety meetings and inspections of the work areas.
  • Handles safety problems and employee relations problems as they arise.
  • Strategically plans short and long term goals for quarry operations to meet anticipated production levels.
  • Assists with the preparation of annual budgets and specifications on purchased equipment.


Other Requirements


  • Familiar with MSHA/OSHA regulations, safe work practices, hazard recognition and basic air, water and waste regulations.
  • Familiar with regulations and rules regarding explosives and blasting agents and their use on mine sites.
  • Have an understanding of QA/QC processes as they apply to mechanical, electrical and mobile maintenance processes and procedures.
  • Have experience in establishing a drilling and sampling program for production and long term mining a plus. (Preferred)
  • Knowledge of departmental budgeting and forecasting.
  • Knowledge of workplace rules and regulations enforcement including collective bargaining.
  • An ability to interpret geological and chemical data for development of a mining plan a plus.
  • Familiar with quarry processing equipment such as crushers, belt conveyors, dust collectors, etc. along with an understanding of the mechanical and electrical principles to safely operator that equipment.
  • Familiar with mobile fleet operating practices and maintenance on front end loaders, haul trucks, bulldozers, graders, water trucks and drills.
  • Familiar with preventative maintenance, proactive maintenance and reliability centered maintenance principles and practices.
  • Familiar with surveying principles and practices.
  • Work requires walking over rough, uneven and rocky surfaces, bending and climbing ladders.




  • 5 years of experience in mining/quarrying operations with managerial and front line supervisory experience.




  • Bachelor's Degree with emphasis in mining, civil engineering or geology with requisite experience in the mining, geology or aggregate production preferred



What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date Posted:  Oct 2, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Texarkana

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