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HMA (Asphalt) Production Foreman - United Companies - Grand Junction, CO

Grand Junction, CO, US, 81505

United Companies

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Job ID:  477355

 

United Companies, is a CRH Company. Our purpose, commitment to the future, and formula for growth is to champion the safety, empowerment, and development of our employees.  We strive to be The Preferred Source of quality sand, rock, landscape products, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, paving and construction services.  We succeed as a team by embracing integrity, mutual respect, innovation, service, sustainability, and financial strength.   

 

Position Overview

Assist the HMA Production Manager with safety, operations, scheduling, training, quality, and productivity of all Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) personnel and equipment within United Companies. Ensure efficient production while supporting the policies, goals, and objectives of United Companies and CRH.

 

Wage Range: $32 to $35 dependent on Experience

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Direct and coordinate the activities of the HMA departments including production, inventory management, mobilization, quality, equipment maintenance, and record keeping.
  • Ensure that all operations are in full compliance with federal, state, and local regulations including OSHA, MSHA, etc.
  • Monitor HMA operational performance against performance, target setting, and quality standards.
  • Create and manage HMA capital improvement plans, strategic planning, schedules, winter maintenance budgets and assist in annual budget targets.
  • Lead HMA department in safety best practices and implementation of new or changing production and maintenance procedures, purchasing guidelines, and technical training.
  • Implement and manage the equipment and HMA production maintenance best practices, with an emphasis on safety, efficiency, planning, scheduling, preventive maintenance, and equipment utilization.
  • Assist accounting in HMA production and costs, inventory management, equipment utilization, equipment disposals/acquisition costing, and reclamation.
  • Manage the personnel via department leaders in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable employment laws. This includes training employees, planning, assigning, and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding employees, disciplining employees, long term personnel development and succession planning, as well as addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Support employees and supervisors with utilizing a variety of systems including blending controls, JWS ticketing and PRISM.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

 

Education/Experience

  • Two to 5 years related experience in HMA/Asphalt.
  • Knowledge of OSHA and MSHA rules and regulations required.

 

Work Requirements

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft suite of tools including Excel, Word and Outlook, and database software. Must be able to utilize internet and communicate effectively.
  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check may be required.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Standard state-issued driver’s license

 

Work Requirements

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft suite of tools including Excel, Word and Outlook, and database software. Must be able to utilize internet and communicate effectively.
  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check will be required.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Standard state-issued driver’s license

 

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to train, motive and lead employees.
  • Basic knowledge of labor and employment laws.
  • Demonstrate basic mathematical skills as well as the ability to interpret and compute basic formulas.
  • Willingness and ability to work in and adapt to changes in circumstances, tasks, customer needs and other conditions that may affect their daily responsibilities.
  • Ability to cope well in stressful environments and communicate professionally.
  • Demonstrate a strong dedication to meeting the needs and expectations of our external customers.
  • Willingness to work independently within in a team environment and assist the team with other duties as required.
  • Ability to facilitate change management and influence positive responses.

 

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Able to communicate with others by email, telephone and in person.
  • Able to utilize a computer for word processing, email communication, and preparation of documents and presentations.
  • Able to regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to frequently walk and sit as well as occasionally required to stand and reach.
  • Ability to occasionally climb stairs, ladders, inclined walkways, and access elevated platforms.

 

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

 

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job. Other duties may be assigned as required. Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

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!

 

United Companies, 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:  Jan 12, 2023


Nearest Major Market: Grand Junction
Nearest Secondary Market: Colorado

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